U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Announces 2002 Third Quarter Testing Numbers

Oct. 28, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) performed 1,863 doping control tests during the third quarter of 2002, USADA Chief Executive Officer Terry Madden announced Monday. The 1,863 doping control tests cover 42 sports. Five hundred and seventy-two tests were no-advance-notice out-of-competition (OOC) tests done between July and September 2002, and 239 short-notice…

U.S. Track Athlete Cox Receives Public Warning From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency For Positive Drug Test

Oct. 17, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Thursday that Crystal Cox of Carrboro, N.C., an athlete in the sport of track and field, tested positive at the 2002 North America, Central America & Caribbean (NACAC) Under-25 Track & Field Championships on Aug. 11, 2002 for ephedrine, a prohibited substance under the International…

U.S. Cyclist Thomas Receives Lifetime Suspension From USADA For Positive Drug Test

Aug. 30, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Friday the decision by a three-member panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA)/North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) arbitrators finding Tammy Thomas of Colorado Springs, Colo., an athlete in the sport of cycling, committed a doping violation involving the prohibited substance norbolethone. Thomas,…

U.S. Cyclist Dickey Receives Suspension From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency For Positive Drug Test

Aug.  30, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Friday the decision by a three-member panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA)/North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) arbitrators finding Duane Dickey of Plymouth, Minn., an athlete in the sport of cycling, committed a doping violation involving three prohibited substances. Dickey, 33, tested…

U.S. Track Athlete Hamilton Receives Public Warning From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency For Positive Drug Test

Aug. 2, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Friday that James Hamilton of Imperial, Pa., an athlete in the sport of track and field, tested positive at the 2002 Pittsburgh (Pa.) Marathon on May 5, 2002 for pseudoephedrine, a prohibited substance under the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) rules. The IAAF is the…

U.S. Cyclist O’Bee Receives Suspension From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency For Positive Drug Test

July 18, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Thursday that Kirk O’Bee of Ada, Mich., an athlete in the sport of cycling, tested positive for an elevated testosterone-epitestosterone ratio at the 2001 USPRO Championships in Philadelphia on June 10, 2001. Testosterone and related compounds are prohibited anabolic steroids under the under the rules…

USADA Announces Additional Research Grant Recipients

June 13, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) awarded two more research grants in the fight against doping, USADA Senior Managing Director Larry Bowers announced Thursday. “Continued improvements in testing technology along with increased understanding of the potential dangers of steroids, particularly for adolescents, advances our ability to deter drug use in sports,” said…

USADA Announces Inaugural Class Of Athlete Ambassadors

June 6, 2002 Ten Olympians headline the inaugural class of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s Athlete Ambassador Program, USADA Chief Executive Officer Terry Madden announced Thursday. Four Olympic medalists – field athlete John Godina (Cheyenne, Wyo./Los Angeles), swimmer Tom Malchow (Ann Arbor, Mich.), weightlifter Tara Nott (Colorado Springs, Colo.), and speed skater Chris Witty (Park City,…