U.S.Track & Field Athlete, Hesch, Accepts Sanction For Anti-Doping Rule Violation

December 14, 2012 USADA announced today that Christian Hesch, an athlete in the sport of Track & Field, has accepted a two-year suspension for committing an anti-doping rule violation. Hesch voluntarily admitted having used erythropoietin (EPO) which is prohibited under the USADA Protocol for Olympic Movement Testing and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)…

U.S. Triathlon Athlete, Fretta, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

November 9, 2012 USADA announced today that Mark Fretta, of Colorado Springs, Colo., an athlete in the sport of Triathlon, has committed an anti-doping rule violation and received a sanction for his doping offense. Fretta, 35, received a four-year period of ineligibility after variations in his individual longitudinal blood profile as well as other documentary…

Statement From USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart Regarding The U.S. Postal Service Pro Cycling Team Doping Conspiracy

October 10, 2012  Today, we are sending the ‘Reasoned Decision’ in the Lance Armstrong case and supporting information to the Union Cycliste International (UCI), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC). The evidence shows beyond any doubt that the US Postal Service Pro Cycling Team ran the most sophisticated, professionalized and…