International-Level Athlete (ILA): Athletes who compete in sport at the international level, as defined by each International Federation, consistent with the International Standard for Testing and Investigations.
For the IFS, the following Athletes shall be considered to be International-Level Athletes:
a)Athletes participating in the sumo world championships, the woman sumo world championships, the junior sumo world championships, the junior women sumo world championships, the combat games, the world games.
b)Athletes included in IFS Registered Testing Pool and Testing Pool.
National-Level Athlete (NLA): Athletes who compete in sport at the national level, as defined by each National Anti-Doping Organization, consistent with the International Standard for Testing and Investigations.
Event period: The Code states that the definition of event period “The time between the beginning and end of an event, as established by the ruling body of the event.
In-competition period: The Code defines the in-competition period as “The period commencing at 11:59 p.m. on the day before a competition in which the athlete is scheduled to participate through the end of such competition and the sample collection process related to such competition.”
Out-of-competition period: The Code defines the out-of-competition period simply as “Any period which is not in-competition”.