weightlifter

U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Trevor Cuicchi Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

January 28, 2019 USADA announced today that Trevor Cuicchi, of Mesa, Ariz., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a nine-month sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance from a contaminated dietary supplement. Cuicchi, 22, tested positive for ostarine as the result of an out‐of‐competition urine sample he provided on June 14,…

U.S. Skateboarding Athlete Cory Scott Juneau Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

January 22, 2019 USADA announced today that Cory Scott Juneau, of Westlake Village, Calif., an athlete in the sport of skateboarding, has accepted a six-month suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. Juneau, 19, tested positive for 11-nor-9-carboxy-tetrahydrocannabinol (Carboxy-THC), a urinary metabolite of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive constituent of marijuana and/or hashish, above the urinary…

Statement from USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart on WADA Executive Committee Decision to Maintain RUSADA Compliance

“The decision to keep Russia compliant despite them missing the deadline and before any of the data has been verified as accurate was unfortunately expected. The decision is what it is; obviously change is needed for a global system that holds athletes strictly accountable but allows states to corrupt the Olympic Games and perpetuate massive fraud…

U.S. Cycling Athlete Michel Carrillo Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

January 18, 2019 USADA announced today that Michel Carrillo, of Miami, Fla., an athlete in the sport of cycling, has received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. In addition to its Olympic and Paralympic anti-doping programs, USADA works with National Governing Bodies (NGBs) in sport to execute anti-doping initiatives like the RaceClean Program…