Two Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes competing

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athlete Paulo Miyao Accepts Additional Sanction for Violating Period of Ineligibility

November 27, 2018 USADA announced today that Paulo Miyao, of New York, N.Y., an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has accepted an additional three-month sanction and had his results disqualified for competing while ineligible. Miyao, 27, initially accepted a two-year period of ineligibility and loss of results in May 2017 after a sample…

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athlete, Leonardo Pires Nogueira, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

March 27, 2017 USADA announced today that Leonardo Pires Nogueira, of Dunwoody, Ga., an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction for his anti-doping rule violation. Nogueira, 29, tested positive for clomiphene as the result of an in-competition drug test conducted on June…

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athlete and Athlete Advisor, Faria, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

May 18, 2016 USADA announced today that Dr. Breno Faria, of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a nutritionist who was advising athletes, has accepted a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Dr. Faria, 34, voluntarily admitted to providing and encouraging a fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete,…

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athlete, Estima, Accepts Sanction for Rule Violation

November 25, 2014 USADA announced today that Braulio Estima, of Birmingham, United Kingdom, an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction for his doping offense. Estima, 34, tested positive for methylhexaneamine as a result of an in-competition urine sample he provided on June 1,…