U.S. Track Athlete Jerome Young Receives Lifetime Ban for Second Drug Violation

Nov. 10, 2004 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced Wednesday that Jerome Young of Fort Worth, Texas, an athlete in the sport of track and field, received a lifetime ban for his second drug violation. Young tested positive for human recombinant Erythropoietin (r-EPO), a prohibited substance under the rules of the International Association of…

USADA Statement Following Jones Press Conference

June 16, 2004 “USADA does not comment regarding the substance of its investigations.  However, USADA is aware that Marion Jones has made public comments regarding the USADA process and USADA’s requests that Ms. Jones provide information regarding her relationship with BALCO. “For this reason only, USADA will address Ms. Jones’ baseless attacks on the USADA…