AAA Panel Imposes Four-Year Sanction on Paralympic Track & Field Athlete Stirley Jones for Doping Violation

June 17, 2019 USADA announced today that a three-member panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has rendered a decision in the case of Paralympic track & field athlete Stirley Jones, of San Clemente, Calif., and has determined that Jones should receive a four-year sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Jones, 34, tested…

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…

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…