Statement from USADA Chief Executive Officer Travis T. Tygart Regarding UNESCO Anti-Doping Convention

February 7, 2008 Statement from United States Anti-Doping Chief Executive Officer Travis T. Tygart in response to submission of the UNESCO Anti-Doping Convention by President George W. Bush to the United States Senate: President Bush’s submission of the UNESCO Anti-Doping Convention to the United States Senate underscores our country’s continuing commitment to clean and drug-free…

U.S. Cycling Athlete Receives Lifetime Period of Ineligibility for Anti-Doping Rules Violation

February 5, 2008 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that Stephen Alfred of Capitola, Calif., an athlete in the sport of cycling, received a lifetime period of ineligibility for his third anti-doping rules violation.  USA Cycling, the national governing body for the sport in the United States, will carry out the sanction, which…

Track and Field Athlete Receives One-Year Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

February 1, 2008 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that an independent arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association (AAA)/North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has ruled that Eric Thompson of Herrin, Illinois, an athlete in the sport of track and field, committed an anti-doping rule violation. Thompson received a one-year suspension…