An American football player has been suspended for a year. The disciplinary chamber for doping cases of Swiss Olympic took this sanction due to the presence of prohibited substances.
During an Autumn Cup match, the player was subjected to doping control (considered “in competition”). Analysis of the urine sample revealed the presence of the prohibited substances higenamine and heptaminol (or octodrine).
He told Antidoping Switzerland that he drank from a teammate’s bottle during the match without knowing its contents. Based on the information provided by the Athlete, who provided substantial assistance in the discovery of anti-doping rule violations, the duration of the suspension was reduced by the DC, so that the Athlete was suspended for a period of d ‘one year instead of four.