May 15, 2018 USADA announced today that Jordan Chipangama, of Flagstaff, Ariz., an athlete in the sport of track and field, has accepted a four-year sanction after multiple positive tests for a prohibited substance. Chipangama, 29, tested positive for meldonium following an in-competition urine sample he provided at the Grandma’s Marathon on June 17, 2017,
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May 9, 2018 USADA announced today that Cesar Colunga, of Plano, Texas, an athlete in the sport of karate, has accepted a four-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Colunga, 20, tested positive for ritalinic acid, which is a metabolite of methylphenidate, as the result of an in-competition urine sample he provided at the USA
May 8, 2018 USADA announced today that Amanda Kendall, of Bloomington, Ind., an athlete in the sport of swimming, has accepted a three-month sanction for her anti-doping rule violation. Kendall, 27, declared the use of an inhaler called Breo Ellipta, which contains the prohibited substance vilanterol, during an out-of-competition sample collection on February 14, 2018.
May 4, 2018 USADA announced today that Abigail Dahlkemper, of Menlo Park, Calif., an athlete in the sport of soccer, has accepted a public warning for failing to obtain a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) prior to her use of an otherwise prohibited medication. Dahlkemper’s violation resulted from her use of the prescription medication spironolactone –
April 27, 2018 As the top skateboarders in the nation prepare for competition at X Games Norway in May, athletes also took time recently to prepare for future anti-doping requirements through discussions with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on the importance of fair play, athlete health and safety, and the international anti-doping rules. Hosted by
April 24, 2018 USADA announced today that Shaun Moffett, of San Antonio, Texas, an athlete in the sport of cycling, has accepted a 21-month sanction for his possession and use of testosterone and clomiphene. Moffett, 39, tested positive for clomiphene as the result of an out-of-competition urine sample he provided on December 6, 2017. Clomiphene
In the Food-First Nutrition series, Olympians share how they maintain the strength and energy they need to compete at the highest levels of sport through a food first approach. In this edition, Olympic Luger, Erin Hamlin shares her top foods for energy.