IV Infusions: Explanatory Note

The World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List (WADA Prohibited List), includes all substances and methods that are prohibited in sport, including substances and methods that are prohibited both in-competition only, as well as those that are prohibited at all times. Below is important information about the IV rule, why IVs are prohibited, and how athletes can…

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athlete and Athlete Advisor, Faria, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

May 18, 2016 USADA announced today that Dr. Breno Faria, of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a nutritionist who was advising athletes, has accepted a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Dr. Faria, 34, voluntarily admitted to providing and encouraging a fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete,…

The “Andreas Krieger Story” Selected for Documentary Film Awards

May 17, 2016  The “Andreas Krieger Story,” a collaborative documentary exploring the often tragic consequences of state-supported doping has received two more accolades in recent weeks, including the Award of Merit at the Indiefest Global Film Awards. Produced in partnership between USADA and the German National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), the “Andreas Krieger Story” gives voice…