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.…