Ten years ago, on October 1, 2000, the U.S. Anti- Doping Agency (USADA) began operations as the independent, non-profit entity established to carry out the anti-doping program in the United States for Olympic, Paralympic and Pan American sport athletes.
Month: September 2010
September 17, 2010 USADA announced today that US cycling athlete Jonathan Chodroff of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, has accepted a two-year period of ineligibility for an anti-doping rule violation based on his use and possession of synthetic erythropoietin (EPO) in 2007. EPO, a synthetic hormone used to stimulates the body’s production of red blood cells, thereby
USADA is pleased to share the following statistics and specific highlights for the second quarter of 2010.
September 13, 2010 USADA announced today that Tyler Goff, of Middletown, Wisconsin, an athlete in the sport of Speedskating, has committed a rule violation and accepted a suspension for the offense. Goff, 24, a member of the USADA Registered Testing Pool, which consists of a select group of athletes subject to certain whereabouts requirements in
September 10, 2010 USADA announced today that US cycling athlete Duane Dickey of Cokato, Minnesota, has accepted a lifetime period of ineligibility for a second anti-doping rule violation based on his use and possession of synthetic erythropoietin (EPO) as well as his refusal to submit to sample collection. EPO, a synthetic hormone used to stimulate
September 9, 2010 USADA announced today that Andrew Crater of Asheville, North Carolina, an athlete in the sport of cycling, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a suspension for his doping offense. Crater, 32, tested positive for Carboxy THC, a metabolite of marijuana in the class of Cannabinoids, in a sample collected
September 2, 2010 USADA announced today that USA Track & Field athlete Chris Lukezic of San Francisco, California, has accepted a two-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation based on his refusal to submit to sample collection. Lukezic, 26, refused to take part in a USADA Out-of-Competition doping control test on April 20, 2010. Under