Month: September 2016
USADA has created a variety of resources to help athletes protect their health and minimize their risk of testing positive for a prohibited substance.
September 27, 2016 USADA announced today that Trell Kimmons, of Coldwater, Miss., an athlete in the sport of track & field, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction for his violation. Kimmons, 31, tested positive for the prohibited substance 1,3-dimethylbutylamine as a result of an in-competition urine sample he provided
TrueSport Introduces New Interactive Platform to Help Transform the Culture of Youth Sport in America
TrueSport, a grassroots movement powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), is pleased to announce the launch of its new platform.
At the USADA Annual Symposium on Anti-Doping Science, scientists and researchers from around the world will gather in Bellevue, Washington, to explore the theme, “Recovery, Repair, and Regeneration: From Steroids to Stem Cells.” The Symposium is on the first weekend of October and unites leading experts from a wide range of scientific fields in a collaborative effort to develop impactful anti-doping research programs for the future.
The Athlete’s Advantage Tutorial was developed as an all-in-one educational session that RTP athletes must complete every year.
Statement from USADA, CEO, Travis T. Tygart, on Russian cyber-espionage group
September 8, 2016 USADA announced today that Jeff Schwab, of Bullard, Texas, an athlete in the sport of cycling, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction for his anti-doping rule violation. Schwab was tested in-competition as a result of being among the top finishers in his event at the 2016
A member of USADA’s Board of Directors since 2012, Dr. Cheri Blauwet is a distinguished Paralympic athlete who has competed for Team USA in the sport of wheelchair racing at three Paralympic Games (Sydney ‘00, Athens ‘04, and Beijing ‘08), racking up an impressive seven medals along the way.