April 26, 2016 – USADA announced today that Yamile Lugo, a Colombian athlete in the sport of cycling, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. This sanction was subsequently reduced by two-years at the discretion of USADA and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) based on Lugo’s
Month: April 2016
Australia joined the Global Drug Reference Online (Global DRO) network providing more athletes easy access to information about the status of their medications.
U.S. Paralympic Basketball Athlete, Fischbach, Receives Disqualification of Results For Violating Period Of Ineligibility
April 11, 2016 – USADA announced today that Dylan Fischbach, of Vermillion, South Dakota, an athlete in the sport of Paralympic basketball, has had his results disqualified for competing while ineligible. Fischbach, 20, initially accepted a two-year period of ineligibility and loss of results in October of 2015 after failing to provide a sample as requested
April 1, 2016 USADA announced today that Landon De Castroverde, of Las Vegas, Nev., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation based on his failure to submit to sample collection. On December 6, 2015, De Castroverde, 22, failed to provide a sample as requested by