Paralympic Track and Field Athlete, Sagmeister, Suspended for Anti-Doping Rules Violation

January 29, 2009 USADA announced today that U.S. Paralympic Track & Field athlete LeAnn Sagmeister (Jacksonville, FL) has received a two-year suspension for an Anti-Doping Rules Violation (ADRV). Sagmeister, 27, refused to take part in a USADA Out-of-Competition (OOC) doping control test on November 14, 2008. Under the rules of the International Paralympic Committee and…

Swimming Athlete, Brunemann, Receives Six-Month Suspension

January 28, 2009 USADA announced today that U.S. swimming athlete Emily Brunemann (Ann Arbor, MI) has received a six-month suspension by an independent three-member arbitration panel from the American Arbitration Association (AAA)/North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Brunemann, 22, tested positive on August 29, 2008 from a sample collected out-of-competition by USADA, for…