U.S. Bobsled Athlete Jovanovic Receives Suspension From USADA For Positive Drug Test

Jan. 27, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Sunday the decision by a three-member panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA)/North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) arbitrators finding Pavle Jovanovic of Toms River, N.J., an athlete in the sport of bobsled, committed a doping violation involving metabolites of the prohibited substance…

U.S. Bobsled/Track Athlete Laynes Receives A Pair of Two-Year Suspensions from USADA

Dec. 7, 2001 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Friday that Jeff Laynes of Oakland, Calif., an athlete in the sports of bobsled and track and field, admitted to manipulating USADA documentation as well as testing positive at two international track and field events. Laynes, 31, manipulated USADA forms on three occasions (August 26,…

U.S. Bobsled Athlete Kasper Receives Two-Year Suspension for Positive Drug Test

July 16, 2001 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Monday that John Kasper of Swansea, Ill., an athlete in the sport of bobsled, tested positive during an out-of-competition test in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Mar. 8, 2001 for methandienone (Dianabol), a prohibited anabolic steroid under International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) rules. The FIBT…