Independent Arbitrator Imposes Sanction on US Boxing Athlete, Thompson, For Anti-Doping Rule Violation

 February 26, 2012 USADA announced today that an independent American Arbitration Association (AAA) arbitrator has issued a decision finding that Lenroy Thompson, of Lenexa, Kansas, a U.S. athlete in the sport of boxing, has committed an anti-doping rule violation and has received a one-year suspension for the offense. Thompson, 23, is a member of the…

Statement From USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart In Response To Today’s U.S. Attorney Office Announcement Regarding The Investigation Into Alleged Criminal Conduct Related To Professional Bicycle Racing

February 3, 2012 “Unlike the U.S. Attorney, USADA’s job is to protect clean sport rather than enforce specific criminal laws.  Our investigation into doping in the sport of cycling is continuing and we look forward to obtaining the information developed during the federal investigation.” USADA is responsible for the testing and results management process for…

Independent Arbitration Panel Invalidates Competitive Results For U.S. Track & Field Athlete, Hellebuyck

February 2, 2012 USADA announced today that an independent, three-member American Arbitration Association (AAA) panel has invalidated the competitive results of Eddy Hellebuyck, an athlete in the sport of Track & Field, from October 1, 2001 through January 30, 2004. Hellebuyck, 51, of Tucson, Ariz., tested positive for synthetic erythropoietin (EPO) in 2004 and received…