USADA Announces First Quarter Testing Numbers for 2008

May 19, 2008 The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) performed a total of 2,121 doping control tests in the first quarter (January 1- March 31) of 2008, including 1,775 domestic tests. Out-of-Competition (OOC) testing, widely considered to be the most effective method of deterrence, comprised 61.5 percent (1,091) of USADA’s first-quarter domestic tests. The 684 In-Competition…

Arbitrator Suspends Weightlifter Josh Moreau for Two Years

May 12, 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 Josh Moreau of Colorado Springs, an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, committed a second anti-doping rule violation. Moreau received a two-year suspension. Moreau,…