Ashley Johnson of the Wasps team has come into the news for being banned. He has been banned under anti doping violation and this is for a period of six months. This was as per a decision issued by an anti doping panel set up as an independent national body. Johnson was found positive with the substance called “hydrochlorothiazide” which was found in a test run at the Premiership Club. This was found from the urine sample that the South African had to submit and was run tests by Adverse Analytical Finding.
The player, however admitted that he had consumed a dietary supplement of his wife’s, a fat burner known as The Secret obtained from South Africa. The product was tested by the RFU as well as the player for the forbidden substance. Though the supplement did not have the substance listed among the ingredients, it still brought back positive results after the tests. Continue reading “Wasp’s Johnson Faces Drug Charges”