U.S. Judo Athlete Cruz Receives Suspension From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency For Positive Drug Test

Sept. 2, 2003 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Tuesday the decision by a three-member arbitration panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA)/North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) finding Hiram Cruz of Jacksonville, Fla., an athlete in the sport of judo, committed a doping violation. Cruz, 32, tested positive for the metabolites…