Month: August 2015
Court of Arbitration for Sport Extends Sanction for U.S. Track & Field Athlete, Trafeh, by Three Years
August 25, 2015 USADA announced today that a sole arbitrator from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) rendered his decision in an appeal that sought to challenge the start date of track & field athlete Mohamed “Mo” Trafeh’s sanction, as earlier determined in the Award issued by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) on December
Moses addresses recent doping allegations within track and field, as well as the election of IAAF President Sebastian Coe – all the while reiterating his position that organizations cannot be depended upon to simultaneously promote and police themselves.
August 18, 2015 USADA announced today that Jason Rybka of Sisters, Ore., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a 4-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. This sanction was subsequently reduced by eight months at the discretion of USADA and the World Anti-Doping Agency (“WADA”) based on Rybka’s prompt admission of the