Results: ostarine

16/03/2018

The trouble with Ostarine: Jimmy Wallhead’s story

Unless you are a chemist or an anti-doping official, the chances are that you won’t have heard of ostarine. Neither had Jimmy Wallhead, a Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter based in Loughborough, UK. Yet he was sanctioned with a nine month ban after a supplement he had used was...

08/12/2017

Triathlete sues supplement company over ostarine positive

Ironman-winning triathlete Lauren Barnett is suing Classified Nutrition, alleging that its Neurolytes capsules resulted in a positive test for ostarine, reports the Dallas News. Barnett accepted a six month sanction in February after the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) accepted that her adverse analytical finding (AAF) was due to a...

05/12/2017

Weightlifter offered 50% reduction in ban for Ostarine admission

British weightlifter Sonny Webster has alleged that he was twice offered him a 50% reduction in his ban if he admitted to ‘knowingly’ taking ostarine. The Rio 2016 Olympian outlined how he had been issued with a four year ban by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) after refusing the offer, despite...

06/02/2017

Triathlon: how salt tablets and drinks could be causing ostarine AAFs

Two triathletes have argued that their recent adverse analytical findings (AAFs) for ostarine were due to use of salt tablets, which are commonly used to combat the effects of dehydration. However, incredibly, one triathlete has argued that her ostarine AAF could also have been due to drinks given out...

Features 15/09/2021

Two cases underline dangers of supplement contamination

When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) dropped its case against Brenton Rickard last month, the swimmer warned that testing mechanisms have surpassed contamination protocols in pharmaceutical manufacturing. This should serve as a huge red flag for athletes. Two recent cases involving prohibited supplements that were not listed on a...

News 14/09/2021

CJ Ujah’s B sample confirms his positive test for two SARMs

The International Testing Agency (ITA) has announced that Chijindu (CJ) Ujah’s B sample has confirmed the A sample result – an adverse analytical finding (AAF – or ‘positive test’) for Enobosarm (ostarine) and S-23. The ITA said (see below) that it has referred the case to the Court of...

26/08/2021

IOC drops doping case against Brenton Rickard

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has withdrawn an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) case against Brenton Rickard, after reanalysis of sample taken from the swimmer at the London 2012 Olympics returned an adverse analytical finding (AAF – or ‘positive test’) for low levels of furosemide. It is understood that the...

25/08/2021

Weightlifting Athlete Christian Buckley Accepts Sanction for ADRV

USADA announced today that Christian Buckley, of Frankfort, Ky., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a three-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. Buckley, 24, tested positive for ostarine (enobosarm) as the result of a sample collected in competition at the Junior and U25 Nationals on June 30, 2021. Ostarine...

12/08/2021

The ITA asserts an apparent ADRV against British track and field athlete Ujah Chijindu

• The International Testing Agency (ITA) reports that a sample collected from Ujah Chijindu, sprinter from Great Britain, has returned an adverse analytical finding (AAF) for SARMs Enobosarm (ostarine) and SARMs S-23 (S1.2 ‘Other Anabolic Agencts’ – ‘Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators’). The sample was collected by the ITA under...

06/08/2021

Pentathlon Athlete Logan Storie Accepts Sanction for ADRV

USADA announced today that Logan Storie, of Fayetteville, N.C., an athlete in the sport of pentathlon, has accepted a six-year suspension for his second anti-doping rule violation. Storie’s first violation was announced on February 24, 2017, when he received a 15-month suspension from Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM)...

08/07/2021

Football player receives sanction

Sport Integrity Australia today acknowledges the decision of Football Australia to impose a three-year ban on athlete Evan Tsakos for the presence, use, possession (2 separate violations), and attempted use of prohibited substances. Mr Tsakos returned an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) from an in-competition doping control test on 19 January 2020...

06/07/2021

Cosmetic products cause UFC fighter to test positive

Rob Font has been cleared of violating the Ultimate Fighting Championships’ (UFC) Anti-Doping Policy, after an investigation found that a 22 May positive test was caused by cosmetic products such as shampoo and body lotion. As a result, it is understood that the UFC and the US Anti-Doping Agency...

29/06/2021

Paralympic Track & Field Athlete David Prince Accepts Sanction for ADRV

USADA announced today that David Prince, of Bradenton, Fla., an athlete in the sport of Paralympic track and field, has accepted a 12-month suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. Prince, 37, tested positive for ostarine (enobosarm), as well as LGD-4033 (ligandrol) and its metabolite di-hydroxy-LGD-4033, as the result of samples collected...

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