The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) performed a total of 1,901 doping control tests in the third quarter (July 1-Sept. 30) of 2005, including 1,750 domestic tests on behalf of the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC).
Evelyn Ashford, a rare five-time U.S. Olympian (1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992) who collected three consecutive gold medals in the 4x100m relay, leads the distinguished Class of 2006 that will be inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Presented by Allstate during a December 8 ceremony at Chicago’s Harris Theatre.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) today unveiled a new anti-doping campaign featuring 10 2006 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Team hopefuls.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s three-day Fourth Annual USADA Symposium on Anti-Doping Science entitled “Muscle Development and Recovery: Implications for Doping Control” concluded Monday, Sept.12, following an extensive examination of the most recent discoveries about control of muscle growth and recovery and the potential for abuse by athletes.
The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) performed a total of 2,738 doping control tests in the second quarter (April 1- June 30) of 2005, including 2,575 domestic tests.
Amanda Hubbard of Marietta, Ga., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a suspension for her first doping offense.
Michelle Collins of Raleigh, N.C., an athlete in the sport of track & field, accepted a four-year suspension and disqualification of her competitive results.