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Month: June 2016

AAA Arbitrator Imposes Public Warning for U.S. Swimming Athlete, Tierney, for Rule Violation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]June 24, 2016 USADA announced today that an arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (AAA) has rendered a decision in the case of swimmer Sam Tierney, of Columbia, Missouri, and has determined that Tierney should receive a public warning for his rule violation. Tierney, 23, declared the use

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U.S. Rugby Athlete, Williams, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violations

June 13, 2016 USADA announced today that Nia Williams, of San Diego, California, an athlete in the sport of rugby, has tested positive for prohibited substances and received a four-year sanction for her violation. Williams, 22, tested positive for 19‐norandrosterone (“19‐NA”), and 2a‐methyl‐5a‐androstan‐3a-ol‐17‐one, metabolites of the prohibited anabolic agents nandrolone (or its precursors) and drostanolone,

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U.S. Track & Field Athlete, Berry, Accepts Sanction for Rule Violation

June 13, 2016 USADA announced today that Gwen Berry, of Oxford, Miss., an athlete in the sport of track & field, has used a prohibited medication and accepted a three-month sanction for her rule violation. Berry, 26, declared the use of an inhaler containing the prohibited substance Vilanterol Trifenatate, during an in-competition sample collection at

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