Educators and Community Leaders Meet in Colorado Springs for USADA True Sport Awards Education Summit

June 25, 2010 Gold Winners Recognized in Person for Outstanding Community Programs Gold award winning teachers, coaches and community leaders from USADA’s 2009-2010 True Sport Awards program gathered this week in Colorado Springs, CO, to be honored for their unique programs, and to participate in an education summit with USADA’s education team. The USADA True…

USADA Announces Program Highlights, Testing Statistics For First Quarter 2010

June 21, 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…

Boxing Athlete Receives Sanction For Anti-Doping Rule Violation Based On His Refusal To Submit To Sample Collection

June 10, 2010 USADA announced today that U.S. boxing athlete Jesus Gomez, of Lincoln Heights, California, has received a two-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. Gomez, 18, refused to take part in a USADA Out-of-Competition doping control test on February 25, 2010. An athlete’s refusal to provide a sample when notified without compelling justification…