Athletics Athlete Suspended for the Presence of SARM S-22

(Ottawa, Ontario – February 10, 2016) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Dushane Farrier, an athletics athlete, received a sanction of four years for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample, collected during in-competition doping control on July 3, 2015, revealed the presence of SARM S-22.

In response to the CCES’ notification of the adverse analytical finding, Mr. Farrier admitted the anti-doping rule violation and a hearing was held to determine the sanction length. Arbitrator Patrice Brunet imposed a sanction of four years ineligibility from sport, terminating July 2, 2019. The athlete, who resides in Toronto, Ontario, is ineligible to participate in any capacity with any sport signatory to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP), including training with teammates.

A copy of the full decision can be found at www.crdsc-sdrcc.ca.  

The CCES is an independent, national, not-for profit organization with a responsibility to administer the CADP. Under the CADP rules, the CCES announces publicly every anti-doping rule violation. We recognize that true sport can make a great difference for individuals, communities and our country. We are committed to working collaboratively to activate a values-based and principle-driven sport system; protecting the integrity of sport from the negative forces of doping and other unethical threats; and advocating for sport that is fair, safe and open to everyone.

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Megan Cumming
Manager, Corporate Communications
+1 613-521-3340 x3233
mcumming@cces.ca