Hope Solo Tests Positive On Drug Test

Sounders Women goalkeeper/U.S. Women National Team goalkeeper/U.S. Olympic Team goalkeeper/all around face of US Soccer Hope Solo received a public warning from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency after she positive for the substance Canrerone.

Solo accepted the public rebuking, admitting an honest mistake, and still will playing in the 2012 London Olympics.

Hope Solo gets warning from USADA after drug test - 2012 Olympics - SI.com

"I took a medication prescribed by my personal doctor for pre-menstrual purposes that I did not know contained a diuretic," Solo said in a statement. "Once informed of this fact, I immediately cooperated with USADA and shared with them everything they needed to properly conclude that I made an honest mistake, and that the medication did not enhance my performance in any way."

Canrerone is commonly used as an inhibitor for urination. Because Canrenone is classified as a specified substance, its finding often results in a reduced sanction.

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