USADA Statement Following Jones Press Conference

June 16, 2004 “USADA does not comment regarding the substance of its investigations.  However, USADA is aware that Marion Jones has made public comments regarding the USADA process and USADA’s requests that Ms. Jones provide information regarding her relationship with BALCO. “For this reason only, USADA will address Ms. Jones’ baseless attacks on the USADA…

U.S. Weightlifter Rausch Receives Suspension From USADA

June 11, 2004 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Friday that weightlifter Robert Rausch of Chesapeake, Va. tested positive at the USA Weightlifting National Championships in Merrillville, Ind. on Mar. 13, 2004.  He tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a prohibited diuretic under the rules of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). Rausch, 30, received a two-year…