U.S. Cycling Athlete Receives Two-Year Suspension From USADA

April 8, 2011 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that Peter Cannell, an athlete in the sport of cycling, has accepted a two-year suspension for violating the applicable sport anti-doping rules, including the Union Cycliste Internationale (“UCI”) Rules and the World Anti-Doping Code (“Code”).  Mr. Cannell’s anti-doping rule violation was based on the…

CAS Panel Upholds Two Year Suspension Imposed On U.S. Cycling Athlete, Alberto Blanco; Dismisses His Appeal

April 4, 2011 USADA announced today that a three-member panel of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) based in Lausanne, Switzerland, rendered its decision in the appeal, filed by cyclist Alberto Blanco, that sought to challenge the earlier American Arbitration Association (AAA) award finding that Blanco committed an anti-doping rule violation. The CAS Panel…

Cyclist, Andrew Tilin, Receives Sanction For Doping Violation

April 1, 2011 USADA announced today that U.S. cycling athlete, Andrew Tilin, of Oakland, California, has accepted a two-year period of ineligibility for an anti-doping rule violation based on his admitted use of the prohibited Anabolic Agents, synthetic testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone (“DHEA”). Synthetic testosterone and DHEA are prohibited substances in the class of Anabolic Agents…