United States Anti-Doping Agency http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23409/all en UPDATE 1-Lance Armstrong may admit he used banned drugs - NY Times http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-lance-armstrong-may-admit-he-used-banned-drugs-ny-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>(Adds comments by WADA, Livestrong)</p> <p>Jan 5 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong, the American cyclist at the center of the biggest doping scandal in the sport's history, may admit he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career, the New York Times reported in Saturday's editions, citing unidentified sources.</p> <p>Such an admission would be a stunning reversal for Armstrong, who has vehemently denied doping for years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-lance-armstrong-may-admit-he-used-banned-drugs-ny-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Doping Drugs in sport Employment Relation Floyd Landis doping case Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong Livestrong wristband Medicine Person Attributes Person Career Quotation Sports Tour de France United States Anti-Doping Agency Use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport World Anti-Doping Agency Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:26:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731258 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-Ex-USADA boss rejects Armstrong denial over cash offer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/cycling-ex-usada-boss-rejects-armstrong-denial-over-cash-offer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 19 (Reuters) - Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is not telling the truth by denying his representatives offered a six-figure cash donation to the U.S. Anti Doping Agency (USADA), the body's former chief executive Terry Madden said on Saturday.</p> <p>In the second part of Oprah Winfrey's interview with Armstrong, broadcast on Friday, the Texan denied the charge made by current USADA chief Travis Tygart that one of his representatives offered around $250,000 to the agency.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/cycling-ex-usada-boss-rejects-armstrong-denial-over-cash-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong United States Anti-Doping Agency Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:00:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736706 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-USADA sets deadline for Armstrong's full cooperation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/cycling-usada-sets-deadline-armstrongs-full-cooperation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 26 (Reuters) - The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has set disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong a Feb. 6 deadline to fully cooperate in the investigation into cycling's darkest episode in return for a possible reduction of his life ban.</p> <p>In excerpts of his interview with the CBS network scheduled for Sunday broadcast, USADA CEO Travis Tygart said he had written a letter to Armstrong with the offer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/cycling-usada-sets-deadline-armstrongs-full-cooperation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Entertainment Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong United States Anti-Doping Agency Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 06:45:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739758 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206-50 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Armstrong 'wants to be part of solution' to doping: USADA</p> <p>bb/jk</p> United States Anti-Doping Agency AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 01:01:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5748343 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: WADA rule out action against Swiss lab http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/cycling-wada-rule-out-action-against-swiss-lab <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Swiss laboratory accused of covering up doping offences by Lance Armstrong will not be removed from the list of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accredited laboratories, WADA president John Fahey told AFP on Tuesday.</p> <p>US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief Travis Tygart alleged last month that the Lausanne lab "tipped off" the US rider about the illegal blood booster erythropoietin (EPO) after a "suspicious" sample he gave following the 2001 Tour of Switzerland.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/cycling-wada-rule-out-action-against-swiss-lab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drugs in sport Sports United States Anti-Doping Agency AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:00:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753750 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/reuters-sports-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Deal should make "King Felix" richest pitcher 2013-02-12T223104Z_1_BRE91B1KD_RTROPTC_0_US-BASEBALL-MARINERS-H ERNANDEZ.XML () -</p> <p>Williams, Sharapova cruise into third round in Qatar 2013-02-12T202922Z_1_BRE91B1G9_RTROPTC_0_US-TENNIS-WOMAN-DOHA.X ML () -</p> <p>Woods adds three PGA Tour events to Masters buildup 2013-02-12T223414Z_1_BRE91B1KO_RTROPTC_0_US-GOLF-PGA-WOODS.XML () -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/reuters-sports-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Olympic Games Sports United States Anti-Doping Agency Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:31:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5754421 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220-23 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Cycling: Lance Armstrong will not cooperate with USADA</p> <p>js/pi</p> United States Anti-Doping Agency AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:16:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5761463 at http://www.globalpost.com Athletics: Sprinter Crawford banned for test rules violation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130418/athletics-sprinter-crawford-banned-test-rules-violation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Shawn Crawford, the 2004 Olympic 200m gold medallist, has been banned for two years for failing to give anti-doping officials his whereabouts for testing, the US Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday.</p> <p>The 35-year-old Californian was part of the USADA National Testing Pool from 2001 through the beginning of 2013, and was required to provide his whereabouts for out-of-competition testing, but failed to do so three times in an 18-month span, USADA said.</p> <p>bb/gph</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Doping Drugs in sport United States Anti-Doping Agency AFP Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:15:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5819756 at http://www.globalpost.com Athletics: Sprinter Crawford banned for test rules violation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130418/athletics-sprinter-crawford-banned-test-rules-violation-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Shawn Crawford, the 2004 Olympic 200m gold medallist, has been banned for two years for failing to give anti-doping officials his whereabouts for testing, the US Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday.</p> <p>The 35-year-old Californian was part of the USADA National Testing Pool from 2001 through the beginning of 2013, and was required to provide his whereabouts for out-of-competition testing, but failed to do so three times in an 18-month span, USADA said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130418/athletics-sprinter-crawford-banned-test-rules-violation-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Athletics Shawn Crawford Sports United States Anti-Doping Agency AFP Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:46:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5819766 at http://www.globalpost.com Athletics: Sprint stars Gay, Powell fail drug tests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130714/athletics-sprint-stars-gay-powell-fail-drug-tests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell, two of the four fastest men in history, sent shockwaves through the blue riband 100m on Sunday when both men failed drug tests.</p> <p>Gay, the 30-year-old American who was world champion in 2007 and the fastest man in the world this year, tested positive for a banned substance and immediately withdrew from next month's world championships in Moscow.</p> <p>Jamaican sprint star Powell, a former 100m world record holder, confirmed that he had tested positive for a banned stimulant at his country's national trials for Moscow.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130714/athletics-sprint-stars-gay-powell-fail-drug-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asafa Powell Athletics Human Interest Sports United States Anti-Doping Agency AFP Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:31:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5883870 at http://www.globalpost.com USADA tells Rodriguez to accept punishment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130805/usada-tells-rodriguez-accept-punishment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Alex Rodriguez should not expect a warm welcome back from fans or team mates after refusing to take his punishment and appealing his 211 game doping suspension, the head of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Monday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130805/usada-tells-rodriguez-accept-punishment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alex Rodriguez Baseball United States Anti-Doping Agency Thomson Reuters Tue, 06 Aug 2013 02:36:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5903321 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: Anti-doping agency miss Horner test due to hotel error http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130916/cycling-anti-doping-agency-miss-horner-test-due-hotel-error <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Spanish anti-doping authorities were not able to carry out a test on Tour of Spain winner Chris Horner on Monday after they showed up at the wrong hotel.</p> <p>At 41 years old the American became the oldest ever winner of a grand tour on Sunday when he sealed victory in the procession around Madrid in the 21st and final stage of the tour.</p> <p>The Spanish authorities had been asked to carry out the test on behalf of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130916/cycling-anti-doping-agency-miss-horner-test-due-hotel-error" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chris Horner CHRIS HORNER United States Anti-Doping Agency AFP Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:56:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5935586 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: USADA admit Horner not culpable in missed test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130917/cycling-usada-admit-horner-not-culpable-missed-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has confirmed they do not consider Tour of Spain winner Chris Horner to have missed a drug test after Spanish anti-doping authorities turned up at the wrong hotel to carry out a test on Monday.</p> <p>The 41-year-old American became the oldest ever winner of a grand tour in Madrid on Sunday.</p> <p>The Spanish authorities had been asked to carry out the test on behalf of USADA and attended the hotel where the majority of Horner's RadioShack team were staying on Monday morning.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130917/cycling-usada-admit-horner-not-culpable-missed-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CHRIS HORNER Sports Team RadioShack United States Anti-Doping Agency AFP Tue, 17 Sep 2013 17:21:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5936643 at http://www.globalpost.com US man threatened US drug chief over Armstrong probe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131105/us-man-threatened-us-drug-chief-over-armstrong-probe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A US man has pleaded guilty to threatening the head of the US anti-doping agency USADA over the probe which brought down cycling legend Lance Armstrong, prosecutors said Tuesday.</p> <p>Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) head Travis Tygart took the threat, which warned he should wear a bullet-proof best, so seriously that he hired private security and moved his family to a protected location while the FBI investigated.</p> <p>Robert Hutchins, who admitted guilt as part of a plea deal the terms of which were not disclosed, faces up to five years in jail for the offense.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131105/us-man-threatened-us-drug-chief-over-armstrong-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Sports United States Anti-Doping Agency AFP Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:19:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5981064 at http://www.globalpost.com Athletics: Powell blasts 'unfair, unjust' doping ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140410/athletics-powell-blasts-unfair-unjust-doping-ban-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record holder, slammed the 18-month doping ban meted out to him on Thursday calling it "unfair" and "unjust".</p> <p>"This ruling is not only unfair, it is patently unjust. Panels such as these, I understood, were assembled to allow athletes who, consciously or unconsciously come into conflict with the rules of sport, a chance at equitable redemption," Powell said in a statement posted on his website.</p> <p>"Unfortunately, this was not the case."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140410/athletics-powell-blasts-unfair-unjust-doping-ban-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asafa Powell Athletics Disaster Hospitality Sports Technology United States Anti-Doping Agency AFP Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:04:21 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6118467 at http://www.globalpost.com