Results: contaminated

10/12/2018

‘Contaminated meat’ defence used in trenbolone case

Mexican racewalker Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez-Romero is arguing that contaminated meat caused her October adverse analytical finding (AAF) for trenbolone, and it is understood that the Mexican Olympic Committee (MOC) is supporting her case. Gonzalez-Romero, known as Lupita, was notified of her October AAF last month by the Athletics Integrity...

16/08/2018

FEI amends rules after finding contaminated hay can cause AAFs

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has amended its anti-doping rules after finding that hay contaminated with the Autumn Crocus plant can cause horses to report adverse analytical findings (AAF) for Demecolcine. On 22 June, two athletes were able to prove to the FEI that AAFs for Demecolcine were caused...

05/10/2017

FIVB accepts clenbuterol positive was caused by contaminated meat

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has lifted a provisional suspension imposed on Ana Antonijevic, after accepting that the Serbian’s positive test for clenbuterol was caused by eating contaminated meat at a tournament in China. A Serbia volleyball association (OSSRB) statement said that Antonijevic’s adverse analytical finding was caused by...

Features 08/08/2017

Food contaminated by breast cancer medication leads to doping ban

Italian tennis player Sara Errani has been sanctioned with a two-month ban, after arguing that an adverse analytical finding (AAF) for letrozole was caused by accidentally consuming her mother’s breast cancer medication. The panel heard evidence from the player’s mother, who said that she kept the drug brand Femara...

18/05/2016

IOC to explore if athletes from ‘contaminated’ federations can compete

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is keen to explore whether athletes from ‘contaminated’ federations could compete in Olympic events, if they can prove that they are clean. The IOC yesterday asked the World Anti-Doping Agency to investigate allegations that the laboratory used for the Sochi 2014 Winter...

14/07/2022

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ending 8 July 2022

Fourteen athletes from five countries, competing in 11 sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light this week. Cases included an inline skater who lost his spot at the Birmingham 2022 World Games due to a female infertility drug; and an athlete who received a public warning...

05/07/2022

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ending 1 July 2022

Nine athletes from eight countries, competing in six sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light this week. Five of the Decisions underlined why the criminalisation of doping in sport is vital to ensuring that not just the athlete is punished, but also those who facilitate and...

27/05/2022

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ending 27 May 2022

Just four athletes from four countries, competing in four sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light this week. The major news was that Tandara Caixeta, who plays for Brazil’s volleyball team, has been sanctioned with a four year ban for an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) involving...

05/05/2022

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ending 29 April 2022

Sixteen athletes from nine countries, competing in eight sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light this week. Cases involved an Ethiopian marathon runner charged with use of Erythropoietin (EPO); four Pakistani weightlifters who refused tests, as well as an additional two who returned an adverse analytical...

18/03/2022

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ending 18 March 2022

Six athletes from five countries, competing in five sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light this week. Perhaps the most complicated story involves a New Zealand cyclist, who was dropped by her Human Powered Health team this week. Olivia Ray also no longer features as a...

20/02/2022

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ending 18 February 2022

Twenty athletes from 14 countries, competing in nine sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light this week. However, the world’s focus continued to swivel towards a 15 year old figure skater from Kazan, Russia. Again, the spotlight placed on Kamila Valieva (Камила Валиева) overshadowed other high...

12/02/2022

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ending 11 February 2022

Twelve athletes from six countries, competing in seven sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light this week. However, the main story involved the postponement of the medal ceremony for the team figure skating at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, due to an ongoing case involving 15...

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