Joe Morgan, the Chairman of the Baseball Hall of Fame and a Hall of Famer himself, believes that steroid users have no place in the Cooperstown shrine to the best baseball players in history. In a letter addressed to the voting members of the BBWAA, Morgan begged sportswriters to vote against any suspected steroid users.
Tim Wellens, a Belgium professional cyclist with the Lotto Soudal pro cycling team, doesnt think ashmatic athletes should be allowed to use inhalers. Wellens believes athletes who are not sufficiently healthy to compete without requiring asthma medications should just quit. There should be no therapeutic use exemptions at least for asthmatics.
Gaspari Nutrition filed bankruptcy in 2014 but still must pay a substantial settlement related to selling anabolic steroids and unapproved drugs masquerading as dietary supplements. The now-bankrupt Gaspari Nutrition must pay ThermoLife International a $415,000 cash settlement from the Gaspari Nutrition Bankruptcy Fund.
Uriah Hall, a mixed martial arts (MMA) athlete who competes in the middleweight division for Ultimate Fight Championships (UFC), wants everyone to know that it is not a good idea to wake him up early in the morning. But this is exactly what Doping Control Officers with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) decided to do in the wee morning hours of November 20, 2017.
British sprinter Nigel Levine has reportedly tested positive for the prohibited asthma drug clenbuterol. Clenbuterol is banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and all athletic associations that have adopted the WADA Code.
Ibuprofen, the NSAID sold under the brand names Advil and Motrin, has been found to interfere with the natural testicular production of testosterone. This is particularly bad news for bodybuilders, powerlifters and essentially any high-performance athletes who regularly use Ibuprofen to manage pain and inflammation.
A Wyoming man was considered a danger to the community after local police and federal agents seized various oral and injectable steroids during a controlled delivery to his Riverton residence. Michael Watson was arrested after the police search his home on January 4, 2018.
Taris Jackson founded Truth in Fitness as a fitness lifestyle platform company dedicated to promoting a holistic and natural approach to bodybuilding and fitness. Jackson believes the consumption of whole foods is key but this also means that anabolic steroids and all performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) should be avoided.
Yasuhiro Suzuki, a 32-year old canoeing sprint specialist who had represented Japan as one of its top kayakers for several years, has admitted sabotaging the sports drink of an up-and-coming younger rival with anabolic steroids. The incident occurred at the 2017 Canoe Sprint Japan National Championships in Komatsu on September 11, 2017.
Jessica Penne, a female mixed martial arts athlete who competes in the strawweight division for Ultimate Fight Championship (UFC), failed an anti-doping test administered by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). USADA confirmed that a synthetic anabolic steroid was present in her sample after numerous sophisticated analyses were performed.