U.S. Boxer Pastorello Suspension From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency For Positive Drug Test Confirmed By CAS

June 28, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Friday that a three-member panel of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld the suspension given to Joseph Pastorello of Colorado Springs, Colo., an athlete in the sport of boxing, who committed a doping violation involving a prohibited level of the substance 19-norandrosterone. Earlier…

U.S. Track Athlete Carlsten Receives Two-Year Provisional Suspension From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency For Positive Drug Test

June 26, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Wednesday that Emily Carlsten of Gainesville, Fla., an athlete in the sport of track and field, tested positive at the Penn Relays on Apr. 26, 2002 for the use of amphetamine, a prohibited substance under the the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rules. The…

U.S. Paralympian Reed Receives Suspension From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency For Positive Drug Test

June 25, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Tuesday that Albert Reed of Gainesville, Fla., an athlete in the sport of track and field, tested positive at the 2002 Disabled Sports USA’s “International Challenge” in Orlando, Fla. on May 3-4, 2002, for ephedrine, a prohibited substance under the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) rules.…

U.S. Fencer Wood Receives Suspension From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency For Positive Drug Test

June 24, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Monday that Alexander Wood of San Francisco, an athlete in the sport of fencing, tested positive at the 2002 Division I National Championships in Louisville, Ky. on Apr. 27, 2002, for pseudoephedrine, a prohibited substance under the Federation International d’Escrime (FIE) rules. FIE is the…

USADA Announces Additional Research Grant Recipients

June 13, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) awarded two more research grants in the fight against doping, USADA Senior Managing Director Larry Bowers announced Thursday. “Continued improvements in testing technology along with increased understanding of the potential dangers of steroids, particularly for adolescents, advances our ability to deter drug use in sports,” said…

USADA Announces Inaugural Class Of Athlete Ambassadors

June 6, 2002 Ten Olympians headline the inaugural class of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s Athlete Ambassador Program, USADA Chief Executive Officer Terry Madden announced Thursday. Four Olympic medalists – field athlete John Godina (Cheyenne, Wyo./Los Angeles), swimmer Tom Malchow (Ann Arbor, Mich.), weightlifter Tara Nott (Colorado Springs, Colo.), and speed skater Chris Witty (Park City,…