Independent Panel Issues Two-Year Suspension To U.S. Cycling Athlete, Clinger, For Doping Offense

March 19, 2010 USADA announced today that an independent, three-member American Arbitration Association/Court of Arbitration for Sport (AAA/CAS) panel issued its decision that David Clinger, an athlete in the sport of cycling, receive a sanction for testing positive for two prohibited substances. Clinger, 32, of Sandy, Utah, tested positive for synthetic testosterone and modafinil in…

Mayweather Vs. Mosley Conference Call With USADA

THURSDAY, MARCH 18 1:00 P.M. ET/10:00 A.M. PT   WHO:             TRAVIS T. TYGART, CEO of USADA LEONARD ELLERBE, CEO of Mayweather Promotions RICHARD SCHAEFER, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions   WHAT:          Leonard Ellerbe and Richard Schaefer will host a first-of-its-kind media conference call as they are joined by USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart to discuss…

Supplement Safety Now Supports U.S. Senators’ Agreement Seeking Supplement Industry Improvements

March 11, 2010 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and Supplement Safety Now (SSN) are pleased to support the agreement reached today by Senators McCain, Dorgan, Harkin, Enzi and Hatch which allows for a quick solution to several of the concerns raised in an effort to better protect consumers from dangerous dietary supplements sold in…

USADA Announces Final Testing Numbers for 2009

March 5, 2010 In serving its mission to protect the integrity of competition, inspire a commitment to the core principles of true sport, and preserve the rights of U.S. athletes to compete healthy and clean, USADA works proactively through multiple programs, including: athlete and outreach education; out-of-competition, no-advance notice testing; in-competition testing; collaboration with law…

Independent Panel Issues Two-Year Suspension To U.S. Track & Field Athlete, Barnwell, For Doping Offense

March 3, 2010 USADA announced today that Val Barnwell, a Masters track and field athlete, has received a sanction for testing positive for a banned substance at the 2009 Masters World Championships in Lahti, Finland. Barnwell, 52, of Brooklyn, N.Y., tested positive for testosterone prohormones in a sample collected from him on August 3, 2009,…