March 2, 2017 USADA announced today that Gabriel Dawson, of Saint Joseph, Mo., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has received a four-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. Dawson, 17, tested positive for amphetamine as the result of an in-competition urine sample he provided on May 6, 2016, at the 2016 USA Weightlifting
Month: March 2017
It’s to be expected that athletes may experience medical conditions over the course of their sport careers, which may require that they use a medication or receive medical treatment. If the substance or method prescribed to treat that medical condition is prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), athletes can apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE), and if granted, obtain permission to use a prohibited substance or method for a specified time period.