U.S. Track Athlete Cherry Accepts Provisional Suspension From USADA For Positive Drug Test

Aug. 26, 2003 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Tuesday that Damu Cherry of Gainesville, Fla., an athlete in the sport of track and field, tested positive during an out-of-competition test on Feb. 18, 2003 for the use of 19-norandrosterone and 19-noretiocholanolone, prohibited substances under the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rules. The…

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency To Host Research Symposium In Los Angeles

Aug. 20, 2003 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) will host its annual research symposium entitled  “Application of Gas Chromatography/Combustion/Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (GCC IRMS) to Doping Control,” Aug. 21-23, 2003 in Los Angeles, USADA Senior Managing Director  Larry Bowers announced Wednesday. GCC IRMS is an analytical technique able to differentiate the origin of a…

U.S. Boxer Caruso Receives Suspension From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency For Positive Drug Test

Aug. 7, 2003 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Thursday the decision by a three-member arbitration panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA)/North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) finding Frankie Caruso III of Baton Rogue, La., an athlete in the sport of boxing, committed a doping violation. Caruso, 20, tested positive for…

U.S. Track Athlete Blair Receives Public Warning From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency For Positive Drug Test

Aug. 1, 2003 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Friday that Trent Blair  of Taylorsville, Utah, an athlete who competes in both Paralympic and able-bodied track and field, tested positive at the U.S. Open in Palo Alto, Calif. on June 7, 2003. He tested positive for pseudoephedrine, a prohibited substance under the International Association…