The Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory (SMRTL), located at the University of Utah, has joined an elite group of laboratories worldwide accredited to test Olympic, Paralympic, and other amateur and professional athletes for performance-enhancing and other prohibited drugs.
November 17, 2006 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that Scott Boothby of Vancouver, Washington, an athlete in the sport of track and field, tested positive for two prohibited substances on separate occasions and accepted an eight -year suspension for his doping offenses. Boothby, 33, who was not competing but had remained subject
The United States Anti-Doping Agency will host an Education Symposium, “Effective Anti-Doping Education Prevention Strategies,” November 10-11, 2006 at the Tempe Mission Palms in Tempe, Arizona.
November 8, 2006 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that Alice Pennington of Hood River, Oregon, an athlete in the sport of cycling, failed to present herself for testing as required after the National Mountain Bike Series (NMBS) Finals in Snowmass, Colorado on August 12, 2006 and received a one-year sanction for a
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) performed a total of 2,156 doping control tests in the third quarter (July 1-September 30) of 2006, including 2,069 domestic tests.
U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to Host 5th Annual Symposium on Anti-Doping Science September 29-30 in Lausanne
The United States Anti-Doping Agency has selected “Intra-Individual Reference Ranges” as the topic for the 5th Annual USADA Symposium on Anti-Doping Science, which will take place September 29-30 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
August 22, 2006 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that Justin Gatlin of Pensacola, Fla., an athlete in the sport of track and field, has agreed to the accuracy of the laboratory results from his sample collected by USADA on April 22, 2006. Gatlin has further agreed that his positive test constitutes a doping violation and has promised
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) performed a total of 2,262 doping control tests in the second quarter (April 1-June 30) of 2006, including 2,169 domestic tests.
May 30, 2006 The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that Donald L. Gambril (Tuscaloosa, Ala.), who coached numerous American swimmers to national championships and Olympic gold medals, has been elected to the USADA Board of Directors to serve in the newly-created coach board member position. “We are extremely pleased and honored that Don Gambril