Michael Bond, of Cotati, Calif., an athlete in the sport of powerlifting, has tested positive for multiple prohibited substances and accepted a four-year sanction for his anti-doping rule violation.
Acetazolamide is sometimes used for altitude sickness or weight cutting, and it’s important for athletes to realize that this diuretic is prohibited in sport at all times.
Joane Orbon, of San Jose, Calif., an athlete in the sport of karate, has accepted a nine-month sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance from a contaminated supplement.
Many members of the USADA staff are dedicated to serving their communities through volunteer work with diverse organizations and causes.
August 1, 2019 USADA announced today that William Licon, of Austin, Texas, an athlete in the sport of swimming, has accepted a public warning for his anti-doping rule violation. Licon, 24, declared the use of an inhaler called Breo Ellipta, which contains the prohibited substance vilanterol trifenatate, during an out-of-competition test on June 3, 2019.…
July 30, 2019 USADA announced today that Mallory Schafer, of Noblesville, Ind., an athlete in the sport of triathlon, has accepted a 10-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Schafer, 33, tested positive for higenamine as the result of an in-competition urine sample she provided at the USA…
See Abby Raymond tell her story about how a contaminated supplement put her hard work, reputation, and goals in jeopardy.
July 29, 2019 USADA announced today that Jacqueline Galloway, of Dallas, Texas, an athlete in the sport of taekwondo, has accepted a six-month sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Galloway, 23, tested positive for ibutamoren as the result of an out-of‐competition urine sample she provided on February 12, 2019. Ibutamoren is a non-Specified…
In this Food-First edition, super heavyweight boxer Richard Torrez Jr. shares his best foods and snacks for muscle support.
Despite the challenges of removing illegal products from the market, regulators do occasionally catch up with the people who own and run fraudulent supplement businesses.