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...

News 23/10/2021

The SII Anti-Doping Monitor – week ending 22 October 2021

Two cases from this week reveal how a differing approach to evidence from athletes charged with an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) can engender or endanger athlete trust in an anti-doping organisation (ADO). Such trust is necessary in order to discover the people and processes that enable athletes to dope....

News 23/10/2021

Sports Integrity Briefs – 23 October 2021

• Scientists from the University of Strasbourg, engaged by French Police, have found Tizanidine in hair samples taken from ‘international racing cyclists’, reports a September Study. The muscle relaxant, sold under the trade names Sirdalud or Zanaflex, doesn’t feature on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Prohibited List. It is...

News 22/10/2021

British para-cyclist receives three-year ban

British para-cyclist Erin McBride has been banned from all sport for a period of three years following Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) for the presence and Use of a Prohibited Substance. On 3 March 2021, UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) collected an Out-of-Competition urine Sample from Ms McBride at the National Cycling Centre...

28/09/2021

Italy: two sanctioned & one suspended after positive test for three substances

An Italian weightlifter and a track and field athlete have been sanctioned for anti-doping rule violations, while a cyclist has been provisionally suspended for an adverse analytical finding (AAF – or ‘positive test’) involving three substances, Italy’s anti-doping agency (NADO Italia) announced. Pier Luigi Pasini, who also competes in...

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...

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...

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