U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Emily Malinowski Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

August 24, 2018 USADA announced today that Emily Malinowski, of Elmwood Park, Ill., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a four-year sanction for her violation. This sanction was subsequently reduced by three-months at the discretion of USADA and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and in…

U.S. Track & Field Athlete Demi Payne Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

August 24, 2018 USADA announced today that Demi Payne, of Nacogdoches, Texas, an athlete in the sport of track and field, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a four-year sanction for her violation. Payne, 26, tested positive for drostanolone and its metabolite, 2α-methyl-5α-androstan-3α-ol-17-one, as the result of an in-competition urine sample she…