Real Winner is an interactive e-learning education programme about Anti-Doping, brought to you in partnership with the Irish Sports Council. It gives athletes and their support personnel an understanding of key topics such as doping control procedures, the World Anti-Doping Agency prohibited list, whereabouts systems, therapeutic use exemptions and the consequences of doping. Real Winner consists of nine interactive modules, ranging from five to ten minutes per module, plus an introduction module; the entire course can be completed in just over an hour.
Anyone can access the programme by clicking on the Real Winner banner; on the ‘Login’ section of the Real Winner homepage, enter your Name, Email address, select your Sport and Status and click ‘Log In’. (Remember these details as you have the option of either completing all modules at once, or you can exit at any time and return to where you left off when you next log in.) When you have completed all modules, you can print a Certificate of Completion.
The following are the nine modules of Real Winner:
Case 0 – Introduction
Case 1 – Rules
Case 2 – Consequences for health
Case 3 – Doping control procedures
Case 4 – Therapeutic Use Exemptions
Case 5 – Whereabouts
Case 6 – Dietary supplements
Case 7 – The WADA Prohibited List
Case 8 – Breach of anti-doping regulations
Case 9 – Role model and values communicator
If you have any queries about Real Winner, please contact Ailish Keaveney in the Anti-Doping Unit, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have used it successfully, please let us know as we would love to share your experiences with other NGBs, through the Anti-Doping section of the Council’s website.