Nonstandard abbreviations: AASs, anabolic androgenic steroids; THG, tetrahydrogestrinone
; DMT, desoxymethyltestosterone.
He was discovered using "designer steroid" tetrahydrogestrinone
(THG) in 2003, and in February 2004 was given a two-year, worldwide ban.
Chambers, who served a two-year ban after testing positive for tetrahydrogestrinone
in 2003, will later this week launch his appeal against a bylaw which currently prevents him from ever representing his country at Olympic level.
Former European 100m champion Chambers, 30, has now returned to competitive action after his two-year suspension for testing positive for designer steroid tetrahydrogestrinone
(THG) in 2003, and won a silver medal at the World Indoor Championships in Valencia earlier this year.
Chambers, who tested positive for the steroid tetrahydrogestrinone
(THG) in 2003 and served a two-year suspension is, according to his supporters, determined to represent Team GB at the O lympics.
The British Olympic Association provisionally dismissed Chambers' hopes of competing in the Beijing Games this summer when stating he had missed last Friday's deadline for lodging his appeal - and even if submitting a plea of mitigation, he seems unlikely to be cleared by an arbitration panel after testing positive for the steroid tetrahydrogestrinone
(THG) in 2003.
UKA had attempted to prevent Chambers - who served a twoyear suspension after he tested positive for tetrahydrogestrinone
(THG) in August 2003 - from competing.
This proves THG (tetrahydrogestrinone
) was not a one-off.
The International Amateur Athletics Federation yesterday announced it had annulled all Chambers' results as of the date he tested positive for the designer steroid tetrahydrogestrinone
(THG) last August.
Davies' views follow the two-year ban handed to European 100m champion Dwain Chambers for taking the steroid tetrahydrogestrinone
(THG) in Germany last August.
Meanwhile top British sprinter Dwain Chambers awaits a hearing in his case, after he provided a positive test for the designer steroid THG (tetrahydrogestrinone
) at an out-of-competition test on August 1.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning against the sale and use of tetrahydrogestrinone
, saying that the supplement may pose a significant risk to the health of consumers.