WADA is an abbreviation for World Anti-Doping Agency. It is a foundation that promotes, coordinates and monitors the fight against drugs in sports. WADA is based in Canada and was initiated by the International Olympic Committee. Their initiatives include scientific research, education, development of anti-doping capacities, and monitoring the World Anti-Doping Code in sports.
It makes sure that all the Anti Doping Organisations delegated in different countries are compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code. This code is a document that aims to coordinate anti-doping regulations in all sports and countries. It holds an annual list of prohibited substances and methods that sportspersons are not allowed to take or use.