U.S. Track & Field Athlete, Kimmons, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

September 27, 2016 USADA announced today that Trell Kimmons, of Coldwater, Miss., an athlete in the sport of track & field, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction for his violation. Kimmons, 31, tested positive for the prohibited substance 1,3-dimethylbutylamine as a result of an in-competition urine sample he provided…

TrueSport Introduces New Interactive Platform to Help Transform the Culture of Youth Sport in America

September 22, 2016 TrueSport, a grassroots movement powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), is pleased to announce the launch of its new platform featuring the Teach, Learn, Play pathways. With the interactive collection of online resources, TrueSport will engage young athletes, parents, and coaches to help transform the culture of youth sport in America.…

Voices of the 2016 Science Symposium

At the USADA Annual Symposium on Anti-Doping Science, scientists and researchers from around the world will gather in Bellevue, Washington, to explore the theme, “Recovery, Repair, and Regeneration: From Steroids to Stem Cells.” The Symposium is on the first weekend of October and unites leading experts from a wide range of scientific fields in a collaborative effort to develop impactful anti-doping research programs for the future.

Athlete’s Advantage Tutorial: USADA’s Annual Education for RTP Athletes

  For USADA, anti-doping starts with prevention, meaning that we maintain a comprehensive education program that primarily focuses on the elite level athletes who are part of the USADA Registered Testing Pool (RTP). USADA has spent years honing its outreach initiatives to ensure that every RTP athlete receives the information they need to successfully comply…

AAA Panel Imposes One-Year Sanction on Weightlifting Athlete, Rivera, For Doping Violation

September 6, 2016 USADA announced today that a three-member panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has rendered its decision in the case of weightlifting athlete, Rizelyx Rivera, of Puerto Rico, and has determined that Rivera should receive a one-year sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Rivera, 29, provided a urine sample on…