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U.S. Weightlifting Athlete, Zachary Wuebben, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

August 31, 2017 USADA announced today that Zachary Wuebben, of Emerald Isle, N.C., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a four-year sanction after testing positive for multiple prohibited substances. Wuebben, 25, tested positive for clomiphene and ritalinic acid, a major metabolite of methylphenidate, as the result of an in-competition urine sample he…

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U.S. Wheelchair Basketball Athlete, Sarah Heinzl, Accepts Public Warning for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

August 29, 2017 USADA announced today that Sarah Heinzl, of Tucson, Ariz., an athlete in the sport of wheelchair basketball, has accepted a public warning following her voluntary disclosure of an anti-doping rule violation. Heinzl, 27, declared the use of a supplement containing the prohibited substance higenamine (but listed on the ingredients label under a…

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U.S. Weightlifting Athlete, Carlee Acevedo-Fuller, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

August 16, 2017 USADA announced today that Carlee Acevedo-Fuller, of Bakersfield, Calif., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a nine-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation after testing positive for prohibited substances from a supplement. Acevedo-Fuller was selected to submit a sample as a result of being among the top finishers at…

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

August 11, 2017 USADA announced today that Chris Carter, of Hearne, Texas, an athlete in the sport of track and field, has accepted a nine-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance from a contaminated supplement. Carter, 28, tested positive for ostarine as the result of an out-of-competition urine…

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Medications vs. Supplements

Given that they are both used for health purposes, it would be easy to assume that medications and supplements are regulated the same way and produced to the same standards, but unfortunately this is not the case. Unlike medications, supplements are regulated post-market, which means that no regulatory body evaluates the contents or safety of supplements before they are sold to consumers.

AAA Panel Imposes Four-Year Sanction on U.S. Cycling Athlete, Tony Blazejack, For Doping Violation

August 8, 2017 USADA announced today that a three-member panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has reached a decision in the case of cycling athlete, Tony Blazejack, of Seattle, Wash., and has determined that Blazejack should receive a four-year sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Blazejack, 35, tested positive for clenbuterol as…