Tag: Doping

Lance Armstrong Strong-Arming Congress?

According to both the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, Lance Armstrong’s charitable foundation sent lobbyists to Congress to discuss USADA’s government funding.  Two-thirds of USADA’s annual budget is funded by the U.S. government.  The Post article describes a…

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Hands Down Lifetime Bans

In a press release yesterday, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) gave lifetime bands to three of the conspirators named with in the former U.S. Postal Service doping conspiracy last  month.  Dr. Michele Ferrari, Dr. Luis Garcia del Moral and Jose “Pepe”…

Lance Armstrong Charged with Doping

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) formally charged Lance Armstrong yesterday with doping in an ongoing program running over several years.  A letter sent by  USADA to Armstrong and several others was described in an article published by the Washington Post.…

Lallukka B Sample Tests Positive for HGH

Juha Lallukka’s B sample has tested positive for human growth hormone (HGH).  Hannu Kalkas, Lallukka’s lawyer, told Finnish media that the completed test on the B sample showed presence of HGH.  Lallukka has denied ever using HGH, saying the positive…

Lallukka: Under Suspicion In 2008?

– Updated 15 November 2011 – Juha Lallukka, whose recent A sample tested positive for human growth hormone, may have been suspected of doping three years ago.

Finnish Skier Juha Lallukka Suspected of Doping

According to Finnish television station YLE, Juha Lallukka is suspected of using banned substances.   A recent sample tested positive for the banned substance human growth hormone (HGH).  On Monday, he travelled to Helsinki to be present for the test…