English bodybuilder Jamie Diggory has been spending an average of 600 per month on anabolic steroids and other muscle-building and ancillary drugs for the past 5 years. The Daily Mirror (UK) tabloid did the math and that adds up to a grand total of 36,000.
USADA CEO Travis Tygart has sharply criticized WADA for its decision to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency. In a 342-word statement, Tygart lambasted WADAs decision for its failure to protect clean athletes around the world.
Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Bones Jones was suspended for only 15-months. The suspension was the penalty for testing positive for the anabolic steroid known as Oral Turinabol. The anti-doping rules violation was the second one for Jones.
WADA announced its reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) on September 20, 2018. RUSADA had been suspended after an independent WADA Independent Commission uncovered evidence of a state-sponsored doping program.
Kevin Jones, an Olympic weightlifter working out of the Lift Lab gym Indianapolis, tested positive for clenbuterol at a meet earlier this year. USADA, in a departure from its previous zero tolerance policy, did not suspend Jones after determining his clenbuterol ingestion was unintentional.
Aurum Rx, an underground laboratory that manufactured anabolic steroids, has been shut down after a lengthy multi-jurisdictional investigation spearheaded by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The two individuals, who presumably the primary owners and operators of Aurum Rx, have been arrested.
Mauel Diamond Boy Charr, a professional boxer who is the current World Boxing Association heavyweight champion, has tested positive for two anabolic steroids Masteron and Trenbolone. Charr was notified of the steroid positive by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) on September 19, 2018.
Cameron Dudeck, an amateur Olympic weightlifter working out of the Lift Lab gym in Indianapolis, has been suspended for four years after testing positive for a metabolite of Oral Turinabol. USADA announced the suspension on September 17, 2018.
Bob Hardcore Holly, a professional wrestling superstar for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) between 1994 and 2009, matter-of-factly admitted using anabolic steroids during his career in an interview on The Steve Austin Show podcast titled Wilderness Survival with Bob Holly on September 5, 2018.
The prison inmates were literally on the juice thanks to a prison officer who smuggled anabolic steroids to them inside the HMP Altcourse facility in Liverpool. The prison officer hid the steroids inside orange juice containers.