Independent Arbitrator Imposes Sanction on US Boxing Athlete, Thompson, For Anti-Doping Rule Violation

 February 26, 2012 USADA announced today that an independent American Arbitration Association (AAA) arbitrator has issued a decision finding that Lenroy Thompson, of Lenexa, Kansas, a U.S. athlete in the sport of boxing, has committed an anti-doping rule violation and has received a one-year suspension for the offense. Thompson, 23, is a member of the…

Boxing Athlete Receives Sanction For Anti-Doping Rule Violation Based On His Refusal To Submit To Sample Collection

June 10, 2010 USADA announced today that U.S. boxing athlete Jesus Gomez, of Lincoln Heights, California, has received a two-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. Gomez, 18, refused to take part in a USADA Out-of-Competition doping control test on February 25, 2010. An athlete’s refusal to provide a sample when notified without compelling justification…