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…

U.S. Weightlifting Athlete, Pierik, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

February 21, 2017 USADA announced today that Vincent Pierik, of Irmo, S.C., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has tested positive for multiple prohibited substances and accepted a four-year suspension for his violation. Pierik, 26, admitted using anabolic agents from September 2016 through November 2016, and tested positive for drostanolone and its metabolite, and…

U.S. Weightlifting Athlete, Saccente, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

February 14, 2017 USADA announced today that Nicholas Saccente, of Springfield, Mass., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has tested positive for multiple prohibited substances and accepted a four-year suspension for his violation. Saccente, 24, tested positive for testosterone and its metabolites, and for boldenone and its metabolites, as the result of an in-competition…

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

February 7, 2017 USADA announced today that Dawn Harper-Nelson, of Los Angeles, Calif., an international level athlete in the sport of track and field, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a three-month sanction for her violation. Harper-Nelson, 32, tested positive for the prohibited substance hydrochlorothiazide and related metabolites as a result of…

U.S. Track & Field Athlete, Cabada, Accepts Finding of No Fault for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

February 2, 2017 USADA announced today that Fernando Cabada, of Lakewood, Colo., has tested positive for a prohibited substance, which was determined to have been ingested by him without fault or negligence. Cabada, 34, tested positive for trace amounts of clenbuterol as the result of an out-of-competition urine sample he provided on December 6, 2016.…