Athlete Advisory – Methylhexaneamine And Dietary Supplements

June 16, 2011 Beware – Your Supplement Could Cause a Positive Test This advisory comes after multiple announcements that athletes around the world have tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a prohibited stimulant. Methylhexaneamine is known by many names including 1,3-dimethylamylamine (DMAA), dimethylpentylamine (DMP) 4-methylhexan-2-amine, Geranamine, and geranium oil, extract, or stems and leaves.  Many products sold…

Partnership for Clean Competition Issues Two Requests for Proposals and Announces the Next Round of Grant Pre-Applications

June 14, 2011 The Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC) – which aims to ensure integrity in sport by supporting high-quality, high-impact, novel research announced today that it is requesting proposals for projects in two key research areas: improving existing methods of detection of Human Growth Hormone (hGH) use and development of detection methods using low…

US Cyclist, Zajicek, Admits Doping Violations; Accepts Sanction For Lifetime Ineligibility

June 10, 2011 USADA announced today that Philip Zajicek of Boulder, Colorado, an athlete in the sport of cycling, has admitted to a second doping offense for purchasing erythropoietin (EPO), and a third doping offense for providing false testimony at an American Arbitration Association (AAA) panel hearing, as well as encouraging other witnesses to provide…