US Paralympic Sled Hockey Athlete, Connelly, Accepts Sanction for Violation

April 28, 2009 USADA announced today that James Connelly of Germania, NJ, an athlete in the sport of Paralympic sled hockey, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a suspension for his doping offense. Connelly, 20, tested positive for tetrahydrocannabinol acid, a marijuana metabolite in the class of Cannabinoids, in a sample collected…

U.S. Paralympian Receives One-Year Sanction for Doping Violation

May 26, 2006 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that James Finch of Basalt, Colo., an athlete in the sport of Paralympic sled hockey, tested positive for a prohibited substance and received a one-year sanction for a first-time doping violation. Finch, 52, tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic, during an out-of-competition test conducted…