Marion Jones Accepts Sanction for Doping Violation; Hands Over Olympic Medals

October 8, 2007 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced today that Marion Jones of Austin, Texas, has accepted a two-year period of ineligibility after admitting to the use of a prohibited substance. ¬†Additionally, today Jones voluntarily relinquished to USADA and the United States Olympic Committee her five Olympic medals won at the 2000 Sydney…