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…

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athlete and Athlete Advisor, Faria, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

May 18, 2016 USADA announced today that Dr. Breno Faria, of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a nutritionist who was advising athletes, has accepted a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Dr. Faria, 34, voluntarily admitted to providing and encouraging a fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete,…

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athlete, Estima, Accepts Sanction for Rule Violation

November 25, 2014 USADA announced today that Braulio Estima, of Birmingham, United Kingdom, an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction for his doping offense. Estima, 34, tested positive for methylhexaneamine as a result of an in-competition urine sample he provided on June 1,…