U SPORTS Football Athlete Suspended for Presence of Three Prohibited Substances

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 25, 2018) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Lane Raposo, a U SPORTS football athlete affiliated with York University, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample, collected during out-of-competition doping control on September 28, 2017, revealed the presence of methenolone, boldenone (anabolic agents) and tamoxifen (hormone modulator).

In response to the CCES’s notification of the adverse analytical finding, Mr. Raposo admitted the anti-doping rule violation in a timely fashion (in accordance with Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP) Rule 10.11.2), and a hearing was held to determine the sanction length. Arbitrator Carol Roberts imposed a sanction of four years ineligibility from sport, terminating October 20, 2021. The athlete, who resides in Calgary, AB, is ineligible to participate in any capacity with any sport signatory to the CADP, including training with teammates.

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

About the CCES

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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