30 Apr '13, 9pm

Vijay Singh will not be disciplined for using deer antler spray. Here's why

Vijay Singh will not be disciplined for using deer antler spray. Here's why

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The PGA Tour dropped its doping case against Vijay Singh on Tuesday based on new information from the World Anti-Doping Agency, which said using deer antler spray is no longer prohibited because it contains such small amounts of a growth hormone factor. "The bottom line is that given the change by WADA, we are dropping the case against Mr. Singh," PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem said Tuesday. Finchem said Singh's appeal of the sanctions was almost over when WADA, which had warned about the spray in February, told the tour Friday it no longer considers the use of deer antler spray to be prohibited except for a positive test result. WADA sent the tour a written statement Tuesday, indicating that the spray is known to contain small amounts of IGF-1. "Based on this new information, and given WADA's lead role in interpreting the prohibited list, the to...

Full article: http://www.golf.com/ap-news/tour-drops-its-doping-case-ag...

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