Los Angeles January 27, 2011 Statement of Anti-Doping Research (ADR) on recent Sports Illustrated story by Selena Roberts and David Epstein: A high-profile feature story on Lance Armstrong in the Jan. 24 issue of Sports Illustrated has led to NPR and CNN interviews for its writers, Selena Roberts and David Epstein. Unfortunately, both their story […]
Many of the charges being leveled against Lance Armstrong have been around for years. Have they ever been proven or disproven?
Don Catlin, founder of the UCLA Olympic Analytical Laboratory and a highly regarded authority on performance-enhancing drug tests, found his decade-old practices under scrutiny Tuesday as a Sports Illustrated article about Lance Armstrong suggests he was complicit in covering up positive tests during the 1990s
The U.S. Olympic Committee has asked a federal judge to take over a state-courtlawsuit filed by the organization's former drug czar.Wade Exum, who served as the Colorado Springs-based agency's directorof drug control administration for nine years until he resigned in 2000,sued the organization in El Paso County District Court in February, revivingclaims that a federal judge refused to consider in a previous lawsuit.Exum's attorney, John Pineau, hadsubpoenaed two women to testify at a hearing next week about theirknowledge of athletes who tested positive for performance-enhancing
Attorneys representing the U.S. Olympic Committee’s former medical director have subpoenaed a series of documents they allege contain the names of hundreds of athletes whose positive dope tests have been covered up by Olympic officials. Doctor Wade Exum, who until his “forced resignation” in 2000 served as the USOC’s director of drug control administration, filed an employment discrimination suit against his former employers in federal court that summer. A federal appeals court has since ruled that the case was not one that fell within the jurisdiction of the federal judiciary and so the
When Greg Strock looks back at what could have been an outstanding pro cycling career, he says he feels more than nostalgia. Along with the good memories is a mix of frustration, disenchantment and even anger. In 1990 Strock hit Europe as a 17-year-old racer and began tearing up the roads in Spain. By April of that year, he traveled to Brittany, France, joined up with the U.S. national junior squad and started down a path that he now says stopped his career in its tracks. Not long after moving into the senior ranks -- with a spot on the U.S. national team's A squad and an amateur deal