Comrades Marathon top 10 woman finisher tests positive for Stimulant and Diuretic

Comrades Marathon top 10 woman finisher tests positive for Stimulant and Diuretic  Cape Town, 16 September 2014 – The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) confirmed today that Martinique Potgieter tested positive for the diuretic, Furosemide and the stimulant Phentermine at the 2014 Comrades Marathon in Durban on 01 June 2014. The athlete’s B-sample test confirmed the positive test result. Potgieter who ran for Pietersburg Road Runners finished…

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Amended 2014 Prohibited List in force September 1

Amended 2014 Prohibited List in force September 1 Montreal, August 27, 2014 Dear Stakeholders, WADA has completed its amendment to Section S2.1 of the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF) activators Xenon and Argon have been added to the 2014 Prohibited List, following the required three-month notice period and UNESCO’s communication…

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