Peter Cannell accepts ban after test
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency says cyclist Peter Cannell has accepted a two-year suspension after his urine tested positive for a type of steroid.
USADA also says his competitive results for roughly the past four years will be disqualified.
USADA said Friday that a urine sample collected from Cannell as part of its out-of-competition testing program on April 16, 2010, tested positive for drostanolone. That led to his two-year period of ineligibility, which began May 17, when he accepted a provisional suspension.
USADA says that during the investigation, the 37-year-old cyclist from Mebane, N.C., acknowledged his previous use of an anabolic agent, leading to his competitive results since Feb. 6, 2007, being disqualified.
Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press
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