October 29, 2010 USADA announced today that Evangelos Tsourtsoulas of Caldwell, New Jersey, an athlete in the sport of rowing, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and has accepted a public warning and loss of results from October 1, 2010, for his anti-doping rule violation. Tsourtsoulas, 25, provided a urine sample on October 1,
Month: October 2010
October 22, 2010 USADA announced today that U.S. Track & Field athlete Ramon Clay, 35, of Miami, Florida, has accepted a two-year period of ineligibility for an anti-doping rule violation based on his use and possession of anabolic agents and hormones, and other substances during a period from 2000-2004. Anabolic agents and hormones are prohibited
Dr. Lawrence S. Brown, Jr. is named Chair, Dr. Ralph Hale and Evelyn Ashford are recognized for their legacy, and Olympic Gold-Medalist Edwin Moses and Dr. Brian Hainline are elected as newest members.
Independent Panel Issues 21-Month Suspension To U.S. Track and Field Athlete, Merritt, For Doping Offense
October 18, 2010 USADA announced today that an independent, three-member American Arbitration Association (AAA) panel issued its decision that LaShawn Merritt, an athlete in the sport of Track & Field, committed a doping violation and will receive a suspension for the offense. Merritt, 24, of Norfolk, Virginia, provided out-of-competition urine samples on October 28, 2009,
Arbitrators Impose Lifetime Ban On U.S. Cyclist, O’Bee, Disqualify Results Back To 2005, Including 2007 U.S. National Championship
October 6, 2010 USADA announced today that an independent American Arbitration Association (AAA) panel has issued a written decision finding that Kirk O’Bee, a U.S. athlete in the sport of cycling, has received a lifetime suspension for a second doping offense based on his use of synthetic erythropoietin (EPO) and human growth hormone (hGH). The
“Emerging Technologies” was the topic for the 9th Annual Symposium on Anti-Doping Science, hosted by the U. S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) October 2-4 in Lansdowne, VA.
October 1, 2010 USADA announced today that Sean Mahoney of Berkeley, California, an athlete in the sport of swimming, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and has accepted a suspension for his doping offense. Mahoney, 22, provided a urine sample on June 20, 2010, at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix, held in Santa