USADA Announces 2003 Third Quarter Testing Numbers

Nov. 14, 2003 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) performed 1,208 domestic doping control tests during the third quarter of 2003, USADA Chief Executive Officer Terry Madden announced Friday. Those 1,208 doping control tests cover 49 sports. Five hundred fifty-one no-advance-notice out-of-competition (OOC) tests were conducted between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2003, and 117…

USADA Statement

Oct. 16, 2003 Early in the summer, USADA received a call from a person represented to be a high-profile track and field coach, who provided the names of U.S. and international athletes who he said were using an “undetectable” steroid.  The coach subsequently sent USADA a used syringe containing some of this substance.  USADA sent…

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency To Host Research Symposium In Los Angeles

Aug. 20, 2003 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) will host its annual research symposium entitled  “Application of Gas Chromatography/Combustion/Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (GCC IRMS) to Doping Control,” Aug. 21-23, 2003 in Los Angeles, USADA Senior Managing Director  Larry Bowers announced Wednesday. GCC IRMS is an analytical technique able to differentiate the origin of a…

U.S. Weightlifter Gonzalez Receives Suspension From U.S. Anti-Doping Agency

July 15, 2003 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Tuesday that Edris Gonzalez of Merchantville, N.J., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, tested positive in an out-of-competition test in Merchantville on Feb. 21, 2003. Gonzalez tested for an elevated testosterone-epitestosterone ratio, which is prohibited under the rules of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).…