Protecting the Right to Enjoy Doping-Free Sport

Rule Violations

Current Sanctions

Under the World Anti-Doping Code all Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) must be published. This section lists all persons currently serving an ADRV.

All international Athlete Support Personnel currently serving, or who have served a ban over the last six years, can be found in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited Association List.

Name National Governing Body Sanction
Patrick Hillier Rugby Football Union Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Patrick Hillier
  • Date of violation: 28/10/2017
  • Date added to website: 24/05/2018
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Benzoylecgonine
  • Start date of sanction: 17/11/2017
  • End date of sanction: 16/11/2019
  • Decision: 180502_-_RFU_v_Patrick_Hillier_-_Final_Decision.pdf [PDF 91 k]
Thomas Curry Welsh Rugby Union Four-year ban
Eric Molina British Boxing Board of Control Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Eric Molina
  • Date of violation: 11/12/2016
  • Date added to website: 22/05/2018
  • Sport: Professional Boxing
  • National Governing Body: British Boxing Board of Control
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Glucocorticosteroids
  • Substance: Dexamethasone
  • Start date of sanction: 28/10/2017
  • End date of sanction: 27/10/2019
  • Decision: 180427_-_UKAD_v_Molina_-_Decision_(Final).pdf [PDF 173 k]
Zak Hardaker Rugby Football League 14-month ban
  • Competitor's name: Zak Hardaker
  • Date of violation: 08/09/2017
  • Date added to website: 30/04/2018
  • Sport: Rugby League
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football League
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Benzoylecgonine
  • Start date of sanction: 08/09/2017
  • End date of sanction: 07/11/2018
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Zak_Hardaker.pdf [PDF 162 k]
Brandon Staples Rugby Football Union Four-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Brandon Staples
  • Date of violation: 09/08/2017
  • Date added to website: 18/04/2018
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, Methandienone, Stanozolol
  • Start date of sanction: 07/09/2017
  • End date of sanction: 06/09/2021
  • Decision: 171130_-_RFU_v_Brandon_Staples_FINAL.PDF [PDF 200 k]
  • Supporting documents: 180416_-_Brandon_Staples_v_RFU_(Appeal).pdf [PDF 170 k]
Muhammad Ali England Boxing Association Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Muhammad Ali
  • Date of violation: 21/04/2017
  • Date added to website: 09/04/2018
  • Sport: Amateur Boxing
  • National Governing Body: England Boxing Association
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Trenbolone
  • Start date of sanction: 21/04/2017
  • End date of sanction: 20/04/2019
David Burrell United Kingdom Athletics Four year ban
  • Competitor's name: David Burrell
  • Date of violation: 23/08/2017
  • Date added to website: 01/03/2018
  • Sport: Athletics
  • National Governing Body: United Kingdom Athletics
  • Rule violated: Refusing or failure to comply
  • Class of drug:
  • Start date of sanction: 18/10/2017
  • End date of sanction: 17/10/2021
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Burrell.pdf [PDF 262 k]
Andrew Acton Scottish Rugby Union Three years and nine month ban
  • Competitor's name: Andrew Acton
  • Date of violation: 10/08/2017
  • Date added to website: 12/02/2018
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Scottish Rugby Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Stanozolol
  • Start date of sanction: 08/09/2017
  • End date of sanction: 07/06/2021
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Andrew_Acton_issued_decision.PDF [PDF 1,256 k]
Jim Wallhead Other Nine-month ban
  • Competitor's name: Jim Wallhead
  • Date of violation: 07/10/2017
  • Date added to website: 06/02/2018
  • Sport: Other
  • National Governing Body: Other
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Ostarine
  • Start date of sanction: 07/10/2017
  • End date of sanction: 06/07/2018
James Mulheron Other One year
  • Competitor's name: James Mulheron
  • Date of violation: 10/11/2017
  • Date added to website: 30/01/2018
  • Sport: Other
  • National Governing Body: Other
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Hormone and Metabolic Modulators
  • Substance: Clomiphene
  • Start date of sanction: 17/11/2017
  • End date of sanction: 16/11/2018
  • Decision: James Mulheron issued decision.pdf [PDF 29 k]
Donald Kudangirana Rugby Football League Three Years and Seven Months
  • Competitor's name: Donald Kudangirana
  • Date of violation: 14/12/2016
  • Date added to website: 02/01/2018
  • Sport: Rugby League
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football League
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Drostanolone, Testosterone
  • Start date of sanction: 30/01/2017
  • End date of sanction: 29/08/2020
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Donald_Kudangirana.PDF [PDF 1,514 k]
Craig Hoare Rugby Football Union Four-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Craig Hoare
  • Date of violation: 15/04/2017
  • Date added to website: 02/01/2018
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents, Stimulants
  • Substance: Drostanolone, Methylhexaneamine
  • Start date of sanction: 05/05/2017
  • End date of sanction: 04/05/2021
  • Decision: RFU_v_Craig_Hoare.PDF [PDF 151 k]
Sonny Webster British Weightlifting Association Four-Year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Sonny Webster
  • Date of violation: 23/05/2017
  • Date added to website: 05/12/2017
  • Sport: Weightlifting
  • National Governing Body: British Weightlifting Association
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Start date of sanction: 14/06/2017
  • End date of sanction: 13/06/2021
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Webster_Final_Decision.PDF [PDF 153 k]
Joseph Stokes Rugby Football Union Two-Year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Joseph Stokes
  • Date of violation: 11/03/2017
  • Date added to website: 01/12/2017
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Benzoylecgonine
  • Start date of sanction: 31/03/2017
  • End date of sanction: 30/03/2019
  • Decision: RFU_v_Joseph_Stokes_Final_Decision.pdf [PDF 152 k]
Anton Grady Basketball England 15-Month Ban
  • Competitor's name: Anton Grady
  • Date of violation: 12/03/2017
  • Date added to website: 23/11/2017
  • Sport: Basketball
  • National Governing Body: Basketball England
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Cannabinoids
  • Substance: Cannabis
  • Start date of sanction: 12/03/2017
  • End date of sanction: 11/06/2018
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Grady_Final_Decision.pdf [PDF 221 k]
Moutoa Lance 'Rangi' Chase Rugby Football League Two-Year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Moutoa Lance 'Rangi' Chase
  • Date of violation: 14/07/2017
  • Date added to website: 23/11/2017
  • Sport: Rugby League
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football League
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Benzoylecgonine
  • Start date of sanction: 14/07/2017
  • End date of sanction: 13/07/2019
  • Decision: UKAD_vs_Rangi_Chase_Final_Decision.PDF [PDF 71 k]
Stephen Costello Cycling Time Trials Four-Year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Stephen Costello
  • Date of violation: 20/05/2017
  • Date added to website: 09/11/2017
  • Sport: Cycling
  • National Governing Body: Cycling Time Trials
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents, Hormone and Metabolic Modulators, Stimulants, Unspecified
  • Start date of sanction: 16/06/2017
  • End date of sanction: 15/06/2021
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Costello_Final_Decision.pdf [PDF 188 k]
Jamie Insall Scottish Football Association Two-Year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Jamie Insall
  • Date of violation: 11/03/2017
  • Date added to website: 25/10/2017
  • Sport: Football
  • National Governing Body: Scottish Football Association
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Benzoylecgonine
  • Start date of sanction: 31/03/2017
  • End date of sanction: 30/03/2019
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Insall_Final_Decision.pdf [PDF 487 k]
Darren McCormack Scottish Football Association Four-Year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Darren McCormack
  • Date of violation: 08/04/2017
  • Date added to website: 23/10/2017
  • Sport: Football
  • National Governing Body: Scottish Football Association
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Methandienone
  • Start date of sanction: 08/04/2017
  • End date of sanction: 07/04/2021
  • Decision: UKAD_v_McCormack_NADP_Issued_Decision.pdf [PDF 331 k]
Jack McIntosh Rugby Football Union Four-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Jack McIntosh
  • Date of violation: 16/05/2015
  • Date added to website: 05/10/2017
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Subverting the doping control process
  • Class of drug: Failure to comply
  • Substance: n/a
  • Start date of sanction: 05/06/2015
  • End date of sanction: 04/06/2019
  • Decision: RFU_v_Jack_McIntosh_-_NADP_Decision.pdf [PDF 119 k]

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