US Speed Skating Athlete, Perry, Accepts Sanction For Anti-Doping Rule Violation

February 26, 2014 USADA announced today that Brett Perry, of Midvale, Utah, an athlete in the sport of speed skating, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a nine-month suspension for his offense. Perry, 21, tested positive for Methylphenidate and its metabolite, Ritalinic Acid, as the result of an in-competition urine sample collected…

Decision in the case of Hirut Beyene

February 21, 2014 USADA announced today that an independent arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (AAA), has rendered a decision in the case of track & field athlete Hirut Beyene. The arbitrator found that Beyene committed an anti-doping rule violation, and imposed a four-month suspension and loss of…

Statement From USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart On The Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act Introduced Today By Senators Hatch And Whitehouse

February 11, 2014 “The legislation introduced today by Senators Hatch and Whitehouse is an important step in helping to protect athletes at all levels, parents and all consumers from unscrupulous companies who are selling dangerous designer steroids disguised as supplements.  As part of our mission for clean athletes, we work to help athletes understand the…