Sanctions

ADRVs

Icon of person holding up a card to show a ban from sport (like a yellow or red card in sport)Under the World Anti-Doping Code all Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) must be published. All international Athlete Support Personnel (ASP) currently serving a ban can be found in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited Association List.

Redacted sanctions listed on the UKAD website refer to ADRVs in which the Athlete/ASP has served the sanction imposed (i.e. a four-year ban) and is now eligible to participate in sport. 

Sanctions

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Name National Governing Body Sanction
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Stephen Hihetah
Rule Violated
World Rugby Regulation 21.2.1 - "Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers".
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Rugby Football Union - RFU
Substance
  1. stanozolol metabolites stanozolol-N-glucuronide and epistanozolol-N-glucuronide;
  2. metandienone metabolite 17β-hydroxymethyl-17α-methyl-18-norandrost-1, 4, 13-triene-3-one; and
  3. tamoxifen metabolite 3-hydroxy-4-methoxy-tamoxifen.
Substance Class

S1.1(a) Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids 

S4.2 Hormone and Metabolic Modulators (Selective Estrogen Reception Modulators) (SERMS))

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
Rugby Football Union - RFU
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Ryan Martin
Rule Violated
2.1 | Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers in an Athlete’s Sample
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Boxing
NGB
British Boxing Board of Control - BBBoC
Substance

Exogenous administration of: 1) androsterone; and 2) etiocholanone (metabolites of testosterone)

Substance Class

S1.1(b) Endogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (when administered exogenously)

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Adrian Canaveral
Rule Violated
Rule Violated 2.3 | Evading, Refusing or Failing to Submit to Sample Collection
Sanction
Eight-year ban
Sport
Weightlifting
NGB
British Weightlifting - BWL
Action Taken

Eight-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Ivica Bacurin
Rule Violated
2.1 | Presence of a Prohibited Substance or it’s Metabolites or Markers in an Athlete’s Sample
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Boxing
NGB
British Boxing Board of Control - BBBoC
Substance

6β-hydroxymetandienone and 17α-methyl-5β-androstane-3α,17β-diol (metabolites of metandienone)

Dehydrochloromethyl-testosterone and its metabolite 3α,4α,5α,17β-4-chloro-17-hydroxymethyl-17-methyl-18-norandrostan-3-ol

17α-epitrenbolone (a metabolite of trenbolone)

Exogenous testosterone and the following metabolites of testosterone: 1) androsterone; 2) etiocholanone; and 3) 5β-androstane-3α,17β-diol

Carboxy-THC (a metabolite of cannabis)

Substance Class

S1.1(a) Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroid

S1.1(b) Endogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (when administered exogenously)

S8 Cannabinoids

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Leigh Dearden
Rule Violated
"Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers in a Player’s Sample"
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Rugby Football Union - RFU
Substance

Drostanolone and its metabolite 2α-methyl-5α-androstan-3α-ol-17-one

2-hydroxymethly-17-methly-5α-androstan-3,17diol and 2-hydroxymethly-17α-methly-5α-androstan—3,ζ,17β-triol (metabolites of oxymetholone)

Benzoylecgonine (a metabolite of cocaine)

Substance Class

S1.1(a) Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroid

S6(a) Non-Specified Stimulant

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
Rugby Football Union - RFU
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Morgan Jefferies
Rule Violated
2.1 | Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
Rugby Football League - RFL
Substance

Drostanolone and its metabolite 2α-methyl-5α-androstan-3α-ol-17-one

Benzoylecgonine (a metabolite of cocaine)

Substance Class

S1.1(a) Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroid

S6(a) Non-Specified Stimulant

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Kyle Perry
Rule Violated
2.1 | Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Welsh Rugby Union - WRU
Substance

Boldenone and 5β-androst-1-en-17β-ol-3-one (a metabolite of boldenone)

Substance Class

S1.1(b) Endogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroid when administered exogenously

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Nathan Togun
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Bobsleigh
NGB
British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association - BBSA
Substance

4β-hydroxystanozolol, stanozolol-N-glucuronide and epistanozolol-N-glucuronide (metabolites of stanozolol)

Substance Class

Non-specified 

Action Taken

Four-year ban 

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Todd James
Rule Violated
2.1 | Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Welsh Rugby Union - WRU
Substance

Ostarine

Substance Class

S2 Other Anabolic Agents

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Sean Goodfellow
Rule Violated
Evading, refusing or failing to submit to Sample collection
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Scottish Rugby Union - SRU
Substance

N/A

Substance Class

N/A

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Michael Phenix
Rule Violated
Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers in a Player’s Sample
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Football
NGB
The Football Association - The FA
Substance

Oxandrolone and its metabolite 17-epioxandrolone

Substance Class

Anabolic steroids

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
The Football Association – The FA
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Ross Bevan
Rule Violated
Refusal or failure
Sanction
Seven-year, three month ban
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
Rugby Football League - RFL
Action Taken

Seven-year, three month ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Rhys Pugsley
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Eight-year ban
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
Rugby Football League - RFL
Substance

Nandrolone

Action Taken

Eight-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Vasyl Kruk
Rule Violated
Presence; Use
Sanction
Eight-year ban
Sport
Weightlifting
NGB
British Weightlifting - BWL
Substance

Drostanolone, Nandrolone and metandienone

Action Taken

Eight-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Paul Bird
Rule Violated
Refusal or failure
Sanction
Eight-year ban
Sport
Motor Sport
NGB
Motorsport UK - MSA
Action Taken

Eight-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Nicky Watt
Rule Violated
Refusal or failure
Sanction
Eight-year ban
Sport
Ice Hockey
NGB
Ice Hockey UK - IHUK
Action Taken

Eight-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Josh Yorweth
Rule Violated
Evading, refusal or failure
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Football
NGB
The Football Association - The FA
Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
The Football Association – The FA
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Sonny Webster
Rule Violated
Breach of Ban
Sanction
Three-year ban
Sport
Weightlifting
NGB
British Weightlifting - BWL
Substance

Ostarine

Action Taken

Three-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Andrew Quarry
Rule Violated
Trafficking or Attempted Trafficking
Sanction
Twelve-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Rugby Football Union - RFU
Substance

Multiple

Action Taken

Twelve-year ban

Results Management Authority
Rugby Football Union - RFU

Sanctions

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Name National Governing Body Sanction
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Two-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Welsh Rugby Union - WRU
Action Taken

Two-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers in a Player’s Sample
Sanction
Two-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Scottish Rugby Union - SRU
Substance

Clomiphene

Substance Class

Anti-Estrogenic Modulator

Action Taken

Two-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Two-year ban
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
Rugby Football League - RFL
Substance

Benzoylecgonine

Action Taken

Two-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Two-year ban
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
Rugby Football League - RFL
Substance

Drostanolone and metabolite

Action Taken

Two-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Athletics
NGB
UK Athletics - UKA
Substance

Clenbuterol

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
UK Anti-Doping - UKAD
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Two-year ban
Sport
Boxing
NGB
British Boxing Board of Control - BBBoC
Substance

19 Norandrosterone

Action Taken

Two-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
One-year, six month ban
Sport
Boxing
NGB
British Boxing Board of Control - BBBoC
Substance

Hydrochlorothiazide

Action Taken

One-year, six month ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Two-year ban
Sport
Football
NGB
Football Association of Wales - FAW
Substance

Benzoylecgonine

Action Taken

Two-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Two-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Welsh Rugby Union - WRU
Substance

Drostanolone

Action Taken

Two-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Welsh Rugby Union - WRU
Substance

Boldenone metabolite; Nandrolone and Methylhexaneamine

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Two-year ban
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
Rugby Football League - RFL
Substance

GHRP-6

Action Taken

Two-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Powerlifting
NGB
British Powerlifting - BP
Substance

Metabolites of clomiphene, tamoxifen and nandrolone

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
One-year, two month ban
Sport
Football
NGB
The Football Association - The FA
Substance

Benzoylecgonine

Action Taken

One-year, two month ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Refusal or failure
Sanction
One-year, nine month ban
Sport
Cycling
NGB
British Cycling - BC
Action Taken

One-year, nine month ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
Rugby Football League - RFL
Substance

Drostanolone (and metabolite); Endogenous 19-norandrosterone; Clenbuterol; Chorionic gonadotrophin

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Weightlifting
NGB
British Weightlifting - BWL
Substance

Stanozolol; Clenbuterol

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Two-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Welsh Rugby Union - WRU
Substance

3'-hydroxystanozolol; 19-norandrosterone; Drostanolone (and its metabolite)

Action Taken

Two-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Boxing
NGB
British Boxing Board of Control - BBBoC
Substance

Boldenone

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Three-year, nine month ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Scottish Rugby Union - SRU
Substance

Stanozolol -N-Glucuronide (metabolite of Stanozolol)

Action Taken

Three-year, nine month ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Two-year ban
Sport
Boxing
NGB
British Boxing Board of Control - BBBoC
Substance

Dexamethasone

Action Taken

Two-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Breach of ban
Sanction
One-year ban
Sport
Wrestling
NGB
British Wrestling Association - BWA
Action Taken

One-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Daniel Wells
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Rugby Football Union - RFU
Substance

Ostraine and methylhexaneamine

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Results Management Authority
Rugby Football Union - RFU
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
Rugby Football League - RFL
Substance

Oxymethelone metabolites (2-hydroxymethyl-17 α-methyl-5 α-androstan-3,17-diol; 3α-17β-dihydroxy-17α-methyl-5α-androstane)

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Four-month ban
Sport
Boxing
NGB
British Boxing Board of Control - BBBoC
Substance

1,3-dimethylbutylamine (DMBA)

Action Taken

Four-month ban

Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Two-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Rugby Football Union - RFU
Substance

Trenbolone

Action Taken

Two-year ban