U.S. Track Athlete Cherry Receives Suspension From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency

Nov. 24, 2003 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Monday the decision by a three-member panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA)/North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) finding that Damu Cherry of Gainesville, Fla., an athlete in the sport of track and field, committed a doping violation. Cherry, 25, tested positive from…

U.S. Swimmer Vencill Has Doping Violation Confirmed, Sanction Revised By CAS

Nov. 20, 2003 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Thursday that a three-member panel of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed that Kicker Vencill of Aliso Viejo, Calif., an athlete in the sport of swimming, committed a doping violation involving the prohibited substance 19-norandrosterone.  The CAS Panel also modified Vencill’s suspension length.…

USADA Announces 2003 Third Quarter Testing Numbers

Nov. 14, 2003 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) performed 1,208 domestic doping control tests during the third quarter of 2003, USADA Chief Executive Officer Terry Madden announced Friday. Those 1,208 doping control tests cover 49 sports. Five hundred fifty-one no-advance-notice out-of-competition (OOC) tests were conducted between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2003, and 117…