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Month: August 2018
As a long-time athlete & coach, Olympian, David Plummer, reflects on his experiences with anti-doping & the importance of a global push for clean sport.
August 15, 2018 USADA announced today that Daniel Frazier, of Mattawan, Mich., an athlete in the sport of cycling, has accepted a one-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Frazier was subject to testing due to his membership in USA Cycling, which maintains the RaceClean Program that works to fight doping in the sport of
Science plays a crucial role in in the fight for clean sport and USADA’s team of experts play a major role in applying and growing the field of anti-doping science, which brings together toxicology, pharmacology, clinical chemistry, and biological sciences.
August 13, 2018 USADA announced today that Charles Ssekyaaya, of Crystal, Minn., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a nine-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Ssekyaaya, 24, tested positive for 1,3-dimethylbutylamine (DMBA) as a result of an in-competition urine sample he provided on March 24, 2018, at the Minnesota LWC Championships.
August 8, 2018 USADA announced today that Anthony Ferraro, of Spring Lake, N.J., an athlete in the sport of Paralympic Judo, has accepted a six-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Ferraro, 23, tested positive for Carboxy-Tetrahydrocannabinol (Carboxy-THC), the pharmacologically-active metabolite of marijuana and/or hashish, above the decision limit of 180 ng/mL, as a result
Nearly 900 Reveal Perceptions of Doping and Anti-Doping Efforts in Largest Online Study Conducted Among U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Athletes
Nearly 900 elite athletes from USADA’s Registered Testing Pool contributed to the largest study to date on the attitudes and perceptions of athletes on doping and anti-doping efforts.
Meet Greta Neimanas, 2x World Champion who is working to protect the value of sport by helping to ensure that other athletes uphold clean sport and compete with integrity as an anti-doping education athlete presenter for USADA, using her own experiences to help athletes understand anti-doping rules and inspire their commitment to clean sport.