July 27, 2017 USADA announced today that Riley Stohr, of Saranac Lake, N.Y., an athlete in the sport of luge, has accepted a six-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Stohr, 21, tested positive for Carboxy-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a metabolite of marijuana and/or hashish, above the decision limit of 180 ng/mL, as a result of a
Month: July 2017
Ostarine is the trademarked name for a Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator (SARM) that is not approved for human use or consumption in the U.S., or in any other country. Ostarine is also prohibited at all times under the S1. Anabolic Agent category of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
July 20, 2017 USADA announced today that J.C. Cruse, of Detroit, Mich., an athlete in the sport of bobsled, has accepted a 16-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Cruse, 28, tested positive for dimethylbutylamine (DMBA) as the result of an in-competition urine sample he provided on January 12, 2017, at the International Bobsleigh and
July 19, 2017 USADA announced today that Kayla Bushey, of Nashville, Tenn., an athlete in the sport of track and field, has accepted a two-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Bushey, 23, was sanctioned for her use and possession of products marketed as dietary supplements containing ostarine and arimistane (Androsta-3,5-diene-7,17-dione) in June 2016. Ostarine
July 17, 2017 USADA announced today that Scott McPherson, of Lubbock, Texas, an athlete in the sport of track & field, has received a four-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. McPherson, 60, tested positive for the presence of an exogenous androgenic anabolic steroid (AAS) and/or its metabolites, which was confirmed by carbon isotope-ratio mass
July 14, 2017 USADA announced today that Tam Nguyen, of Fayetteville, Ark., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a four-year sanction for refusing to provide a urine sample to a doping control officer. Nguyen was selected to submit a sample as a result of being among the top finishers at The Lab
Unlike an adverse analytical finding, a non-analytical anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) does not stem from a positive urine or blood sample, but instead originates from, and is substantiated by, other evidence of doping or violations by an athlete or athlete support personnel. For example, a non-analytical ADRV may stem from an investigation into a tip to a confidential hotline.
July 7, 2017 USADA announced today that a three-member panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has rendered a decision in the case of cycling athlete, Gea Johnson, of Scottsdale, AZ, and has determined that Johnson should receive a 21-month sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Johnson, 49, tested positive for modafinil as