U.S. Triathlon Athlete Elizabeth Waterstraat Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

May 24, 2019 USADA announced today that Elizabeth Waterstraat, of Naperville, Ill., an athlete in the sport of triathlon, accepted a six-month sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance from a contaminated dietary supplement. Waterstraat, 43, tested positive for ostarine as the result of an in‐competition urine sample she provided at the Multisport National…

How to Reduce Your Risk from Supplements

If athletes choose to use supplements despite the known risks, USADA recommends that athletes use only dietary supplements that have been certified by a third-party program that tests for substances prohibited in sport. Based on a recent consensus statement, USADA now recognizes NSF Certified for Sport® as the program best suited for athletes to reduce the risk from supplements.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athlete, Tayane Porfirio de Araùjo, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

May 10, 2019 USADA announced today that Tayane Porfirio de Araùjo, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a four-year sanction for her anti-doping rule violation. Porfirio, 24, tested positive for 19‐norandrosterone (19‐NA) and 19-noretiocholanolone as the result of an…

U.S. Weightlifting Athlete Ernest Prempeh Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

May 7, 2019 USADA announced today that Ernest Prempeh, of Somerville, N.J., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a four-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. Prempeh, 29, tested positive for 4-chloro-18-nor-17β-hydroxymethyl,17α-methyl-5α-androst-13-en-3α-ol (M3), a long-term metabolite of dehydrochloromethyltestosterone (DHCMT), and other 4-chlorinated, 17α-methylated androgenic anabolic steroids (AAS), as the result of a…

U.S. Racquetball Athlete Janel Tisinger-Ledkins Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

May 2, 2019 USADA announced today that Janel Tisinger-Ledkins, of Clearfield, Utah, an athlete in the sport of racquetball, has accepted a 16-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Tisinger-Ledkins, 36, tested positive for octopamine sulfate, a metabolite of octopamine, as the result of an in-competition urine sample she provided at the National Doubles Championship…