US Weightlifting Athlete, Roberto, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

(December 29, 2015) USADA announced today that US Weightlifting athlete Joseph Roberto, of Helena, Alabama, has received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Roberto, 41, tested positive for the presence of Growth Hormone Releasing Peptide-2 (“GHRP-2”), as the result of an in-competition sample collected on June 7, 2015 at the Masters Weightlifting Championships…

Track and Field Athlete, Mariita, Receives Sanction for Second Anti-Doping Rule Violation

(December 28, 2015) USADA announced today that track and field athlete Lilian Mariita, a Kenyan athlete, previously residing in Hebron, Kentucky, has received an eight-year sanction for her second anti-doping rule violation. Mariita, 26, tested positive for an anabolic agent as the result of an in-competition sample collected on July 4, 2015 at the Great…

US Baseball Athlete, Harbert, Receives Sanction For Anti-Doping Rule Violations

December 21, 2015 USADA announced today that, Tara Harbert, of Longmont, Colorado, an athlete in the sport of baseball, has received an eight year suspension for her first and second anti-doping rule violations. Harbert, 33, tested positive for Tamoxifen and its metabolites, 3-hydroxy-4-methoxytamoxifen, 4-hydroxytamoxifen and N-desmethyltamoxifen, in out-of-competition samples collected on June 23, 2015 and…

US Paralympic Basketball Athlete, Fischbach, Accepts Sanction For Anti-Doping Rule Violation

December 18, 2015 USADA announced today that, Dylan Fischbach, of Vermillion, South Dakota, an athlete in the sport of Paralympic basketball, has accepted a two year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation based on his failure to submit to sample collection. On August 22, 2015, Fischbach, 20, failed to provide a sample as requested by…

TrueSport and A’s & Aces Announce Partnership to Impact New Orleans Public School Children

December 9, 2015 TrueSport, a movement powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), is pleased to announce its official partnership with A’s & Aces, a tennis-based sports nonprofit for youth development located in New Orleans. This new partnership will help to further strengthen the values and life lessons learned through sport by providing students with…