Travis Tygart

USADA’s Tygart on Worlds Podium Protests: ‘Shame on the System… Shame on Us’

USADA CEO Travis Tygart blames the system for putting athletes like Mack Horton and Duncan Scott in a position where they felt the need to protest.

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US Anti-Doping Agency Endorses NSF Certified for Sport Program

In a somewhat surprising move, USADA is recognizing the NSF Certified for Sport program as the best way for athletes to ensure they are taking clean supplements.

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WADA Officials Pick Polish Sports Minister as Candidate for New President

Though the official vote will come in November, WADA effectively selected Poland’s Witold Banka as its fourth president Tuesday.

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IOC Athletes Commission Releases Statement On RUSADA Missed Deadline

“As members of the IOC Athletes’ Commission, we are extremely disappointed and concerned by the fact that RUSADA has missed the deadline of 31 December 2018 to hand over the LIMS data from the Moscow laboratory to WADA,” reads a portion of the group’s statement.

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WADA To Consider Re-Suspending Russia After Missed Data Deadline

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will hold a committee meeting on January 14 to weigh a potential re-suspension and other sanctions after Russia failed to meet a December 31 deadline for turning over anti-doping information.

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Katie Ledecky, Lilly King Speak at White House Anti-Doping Summit

Olympians Katie Ledecky and Lilly King were among the group of athletes to speak at an “emergency” anti-doping summit Wednesday.

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Travis Tygart To WADA: ‘Winning… Is Doing It The Right Way’

Travis Tygart, the CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), speaks out in WADA’s latest video about the reasons athletes dope and the importance of whistleblowers in stopping corruption.

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Katie Ledecky Wins 4th-Straight USA Swimming Athlete of the Year Award

Katie Ledecky has added another award to her record-setting year.

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USADA: IOC Decision Is “Significant Blow” to Clean Athletes’ Rights

The BBC is reporting that the United States Anti-Doping Association (USADA) said that the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC‘s) decision not…

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USADA Chief Calls Upon WADA To Stop Foot Dragging, Possibly Ban Russia

Says Travis Tygart, Chief Executive of USADA, ‘demand for strong leadership and answers from within the world of anti-doping is at a record high.’

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Aggressive Anti-Doping Protocol Targets Swimming’s Top Athletes

An aggressive new testing approach will target the best athletes within the sport of swimming in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympic Games.

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USADA, USA Swimming & FINA Hold Anti-Doping Summit In Switzerland

USADA, USA Swimming and FINA convene in Switzerland on anti-doping measures headed into Olympic lead-up.

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USADA and USA Swimming Partner to Set-Up Swimmers for Success In and Out of the Water

“We know that there is a serious problem in sports today where the win-at-all costs attitude has infiltrated all levels of competition,” said USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart.

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