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...

14/01/2023

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ended 13 January 2023

Ninety two athletes from 13 countries, competing in 22 sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light in the week to 13 January. The reason numbers were so high was not due to a spike in doping over the Christmas period, but because anti-doping organisations decided to...

14/11/2022

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

Twenty nine athletes from five countries, competing in ten sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light during the past week. Italy’s anti-doping prosecutor (PNA) issued sanctions to 23 athletes, ten of which were cyclists. Of those ten cyclists, six were sanctioned for anti-doping rule violations involving...

29/10/2022

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ending 28 October 2022

Ten athletes from nine countries, competing in nine sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light during the last week. Cases included the stripping of a London 2012 Gold Medal from a hurdler; a 19 year old triple jumper; a Polish international footballer; a deaf judoka and...

Features 26/10/2022

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ending 21 October 2022

Fifteen athletes from nine countries, competing in nine sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light in the past week. Cases included a former world number one tennis player returning an adverse analytical finding (AAF – or ‘positive test’) for an anti-anaemia drug; two Kenyan distance runners...

15/10/2022

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ending 17 October 2022

Eighteen athletes from 13 countries, competing in ten sports, were involved in anti-doping proceedings that came to light in the past week. Cases involved confirmation that the British 4x100m team will be stripped of its Tokyo 2020 Silver Medal after CJ Ujah received a 22 month ban; An investigation...

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...

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