The trouble with Ostarine: Jimmy Wallhead’s
16th March 2018
Archer Stefano Tolosi has been provisionally suspended after returning an adverse analytical finding (AAF) for Hydrochlorothiazide, Chlorothiazide, and 4‐amino‐6‐chloro‐1,3‐benzenedisulfonamide (ACB) at the ‘II Indoor Alp Neplus’ event in Sedico on 31 January. Federico Colombo has also been provisionally suspended after reporting an AAF for metabolites of both THC (cannabis) and benzoylecgonine (cocaine), after the ‘Power Hockey IHL Division Prima: HC Real Torino – HC Milano Bears’ match in Turin on 31 January.
Action has also been taken against ten other people. Italy’s anti-doping tribunal (TNA) and Manuele Righi, a person unaffiliated to a sporting federation, agreed on a three year sanction ending 9 February 2024. Guido Isolini and Jonny Pierdomenico, understood to be bodybuilders, were sanctioned with four year bans. Isolini’s ban expires on 17 February 2025 and Pierdomenico’s expires a day later.
Lydmyla Pyekh, unaffiliated to a sporting federation, was sanctioned with an eight year ban expiring 17 February 2029. Mario Mancinelli, also unaffiliated to a sporting federation, was sanctioned with a six year ban expiring 18 February 2027. Giulio Mancinelli, also unaffiliated, was sanctioned with an eight year ban expiring 18 February 2029.
Giuseppe Bene, also unaffiliated, was sanctioned with a four year ban expiring 18 February 2025. Jacopo Quarantelli, also unaffiliated, was sanctioned with a four year ban expiring 11 February 2025. Nikolett Racz, also unaffiliated, was sanctioned with a four year ban also expiring on 11 February 2025. Vitania Zizzi, affiliated to Italy’s educational sports federation (CSEN), was sanctioned with a three year ban expiring on 4 February 2024.
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