Working alongside 16 international partners from across the globe, USADA fully endorses anti-doping reform announced yesterday in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Month: August 2016
Triathlete, Ivan Tutukin, of Lubertcy, Russia, tested positive for a prohibited substance, which was determined to have been ingested by him without fault.
Jessica Phillips, of Kennesaw, Georgia an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a 14-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation.
Robert Baatz, of Lewisville, Texas, an athlete in the sport of cycling, has accepted a two-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation.
Kimberly Ciolli, of Austin, TX, an athlete in the sport of cycling, has tested positive for multiple prohibited substances & accepted a two-year sanction.
Having been a part of USADA since its inception in 2000, Dr. Larry Bowers is a leading voice in the fight for clean sport. He has authored more than 100 papers, books, and other texts on a wide range of subjects, including drug metabolism and analytical toxicology, while also testifying as an expert witness for cases related to testing protocol and the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Gebo Burka Gameda, of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, an athlete in the sport of track & field, has accepted an 18-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation.
As the field of regenerative medicine has advanced in recent years, athletes have increasingly turned to therapies that utilize biological substances, such as stem cells, to heal sports injuries faster.
Mary Verrando-Higgins, of Ocala, Fla., an athlete in the sport of cycling, has accepted a one-year sanction for an anti-doping rule.