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AAA Arbitrator Imposes Four-Year Sanction on Weightlifting Athlete, Benjamin Barnes, For Doping Violation

June 30, 2017 USADA announced today that an arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has rendered a decision in the case of weightlifting athlete, Benjamin Barnes, of Long Beach, N.Y., and has determined that Barnes should receive a four-year sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Barnes, 26, tested positive for GW1516 sulfoxide…

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U.S. Weightlifting Athlete, David Bayer, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

June 30, 2017 USADA announced today that David Bayer, of Colorado Springs, Colo., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a two and a half year sanction after testing positive for prohibited substances. Bayer, 22, tested positive for clomiphene and GW1516 sulfone, which is a metabolite of GW1516, a Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptor…

AAA Arbitrator Finds Track & Field Athlete, Gil Roberts, Had No Fault for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

June 26, 2017 USADA announced today that an arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has rendered a decision in the case of track and field athlete, Gil Roberts, of Los Angeles, Calif., and has determined that Roberts ingested a prohibited substance without fault or negligence and is therefore immediately eligible to compete. Roberts, 28,…

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U.S. Weightlifting Athlete, Kelly Dykes, Receives Sanction for Second Anti-Doping Rule Violation

June 8, 2017 USADA announced today that Kelly (Breanne) Dykes, of Statesboro, Ga., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has received an eight-year sanction for her second anti-doping rule violation. Dykes, 22, tested positive for ostarine as the result of an out‐of‐competition urine sample she provided on February 19, 2017, which was several months…