January 22, 2015 USADA announced today that Jonathan North, of Weed, Calif., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has received a 2-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation due to his failure to properly file whereabouts information. At the time of the violation, North, 28, was a member of the USADA Registered Testing Pool,
Month: January 2015
Pro Cycling Team Rabobank Board Member and Chief Team Doctor, Leinders, Receives Lifetime Ban for Multiple Anti-Doping Rule Violations
January 22, 2015 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Anti-Doping Denmark (ADD), and Anti-Doping Authority Netherlands (Doping autoriteit), announced today that a three member panel of the American Arbitration Association North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (AAA), rendered its decision in the case of Dr. Geert Leinders, of Belgium, imposing a lifetime ban for
January 20, 2015 USADA announced today that Quintaveon Poole, of Tennille, Ga., an athlete in the sport of track & field, has accepted a 6-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Poole, 18, tested positive for methylhexaneamine as a result of an in-competition urine sample he provided at the
The first of the year is a good time to reflect back on past accomplishments and set goals for the future. Many of USADA’s staff set resolutions for themselves, both in their professional lives and personal lives. We’d like to share those with you here.