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.
August 1, 2018 USADA announced today that Bruce Mazur, of Santa Fe, N.M., an athlete in the sport of cycling, has received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Mazur was subject to testing due to his membership in USA Cycling, which maintains the RaceClean Program that works to fight doping in the sport
July 26, 2018 USADA announced today that Jack Casey, of Smithtown, N.Y., an athlete in the sport of swimming, has accepted a six-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Casey, 17, tested positive for anastrozole as the result of an in-competition urine sample he provided at the AT&T Winter Nationals on December 1, 2017. Anastrozole
USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart testified before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, a Congressional Committee also known as the “Helsinki Commission”, today during a hearing on “The State of Play: Globalized Corruption, State-Run Doping, and International Sport.” Recognizing that doping devalues sport, robs athletes and sponsors, and contributes to global corruption, the
Since the beginning, Diggins has defined integrity as always doing the right thing, even when no one else is watching. It’s a lesson she’s lived by without compromise while chasing her Olympic dreams in cross-country skiing. That dedication led her to win a historic gold medal in the team sprint at the 2018 Winter Games. It was the first gold medal the United States has ever won in the sport.
July 23, 2018 USADA announced today that Ryan Lochte, of Gainesville, Fla., an athlete in the sport of swimming, has accepted a 14-month sanction for his use of a prohibited method. On May 24, 2018, Lochte, 33, posted an image on social media depicting himself receiving an intravenous infusion. A subsequent investigation by USADA, with
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