U.S. Track Athlete Owen Receives Two-Year Suspension From USADA For Positive Drug Test

Mar. 6, 2002 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Wednesday that Desiree Owen of Kingwood, Texas, an athlete in the sport of track and field, tested positive during an out-of-competition test on Jan. 2, 2002 for the use of androstendione, a prohibited anabolic steroid under the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) rules. The IAAF…