AAA Arbitrator Imposes Four-Year Sanction on Weightlifting Athlete, Mary Hall, For Doping Violation

March 28, 2017 USADA announced today that an arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has rendered a decision in the case of weightlifting athlete, Mary Hall, of Melfa, Va., and has determined that Hall should receive a four-year sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Hall, 27, tested positive for oxandrolone and its…

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athlete, Leonardo Pires Nogueira, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

March 27, 2017 USADA announced today that Leonardo Pires Nogueira, of Dunwoody, Ga., an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction for his anti-doping rule violation. Nogueira, 29, tested positive for clomiphene as the result of an in-competition drug test conducted on June…

U.S. Weightlifting Athlete, Kelly Dykes, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

March 16, 2017 USADA announced today that Kelly (Breanne) Dykes, of Statesboro, Ga., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Dykes, 21, tested positive for multiple prohibited substances, including clenbuterol, ostarine, and a metabolite of tamoxifen, as the result of an in-competition urine sample she…

U.S. Sitting Volleyball Athlete, Roderick Green, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

March 14, 2017 USADA announced today that Roderick Green, of Piedmont, Okla., an athlete in the sport of sitting volleyball, has accepted a nine-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance from a contaminated supplement. Green, 37, tested positive for ostarine as the result of an out-of-competition urine sample…

U.S. Wheelchair Curling Athlete, Robert Prenoveau, Accepts Public Warning for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

March 7, 2017 USADA announced today that Robert Prenoveau, of Chittenango, N.Y., an athlete in the sport of wheelchair curling, has accepted a public warning for his anti-doping rule violation. Prenoveau, 51, tested positive for the presence of hydrochlorothiazide and related metabolites as a result of an in-competition urine sample he provided on November 5,…

U.S. Track & Field Athlete, Jessica Cosby-Toruga, Accepts Sanction for Second Anti-Doping Rule Violation

March 6, 2017 USADA announced today that Jessica Cosby-Toruga, of Euless, Texas, an athlete in the sport of track & field, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a six-year suspension for her second anti-doping rule violation. Cosby-Toruga, 34, tested positive for the presence of an exogenous androgenic anabolic steroid (AAS) and/or its…