Landis Appeal Dismissed by Highest Court for Sport – Panel Upholds Suspension

June 30, 2008 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today the unanimous decision by an independent, three-member panel from the International Court of Arbitration for Sport to dismiss Floyd Landis’ October 8, 2007 appeal, and confirm his doping offense. Landis, 32, appealed the September 2007 decision of an independent arbitration panel which found him…

U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Accepts Suspension for Doping Violation

June 17, 2008 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that Paul Doherty of Sacramento, California, an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a suspension for his doping offense. Doherty, 26, tested positive for exogenous testosterone, an anabolic agent, which is prohibited under the USADA Protocol…

Former Track & Field Athlete, Jerome Young, Accepts Additional Sanctions and Return of World Championship Medal

June 17, 2008 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that Jerome Young of Raleigh, NC, a former athlete in the sport of Track & Field, accepted additional sanctions after admitting to use of prohibited substances, including Erythropoietin (EPO) and Human Growth Hormone (hGH), dating back to 1999. Young is disqualified from all competitive…

Former U.S. Track Athlete, Antonio Pettigrew, Accepts Responsibility For Doping Violation

June, 3, 2008 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that Antonio Pettigrew of Raleigh, NC, has accepted a two-year period of ineligibility after admitting to the use of prohibited substances. Additionally, Pettigrew voluntarily relinquished to USADA and the United States Olympic Committee the Olympic 4×400 Gold medal he received at the 2000 Sydney…