U.S. Track & Field Athlete, Kayla Bushey, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

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…

U.S. Track & Field Athlete, Scott McPherson, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

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…

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What are Non-Analytical Anti-Doping Rule Violations?

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.

AAA Panel Imposes 21-Month Sanction on Cycling Athlete, Gea Johnson, For Doping Violation

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…