Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Amateur Boxer and her father banned for PED distribution

by David P. Greisman

Sophie Tinklin, an amateur 20-year-old boxer from Wales in the United Kingdom, has been banned for four years by the sport’s anti-doping body for distributing performance-enhancing drugs, according to the Reuters news agency.

U.K. Anti Doping lists Tinklin’s violation date as occurring in July 2012. Her ban will end in February 2018. She was accused of “possession of one or more prohibited substances; trafficking or attempting trafficking of prohibited substances; and assisting, encouraging, aiding, abetting or covering up or any other type of complicity involving an anti-doping rule violation or any attempted anti-doping rule violation.”

The substances she was accused of possessing and trafficking were clomiphene, dihydrotestosterone, mesterolone, methyltestosterone, nandrolone, oxymetholone, stanozolol, testosterone and trenbolone

Tinklin’s father, Philip Tinklin, faced the same charges for the same substances and has received a lifetime ban from the sport.

“Philip Tinklin has five children, all of whom are involved in boxing,” the agency said in a statement. “The Panel found that Philip Tinklin’s involvement in the sport of boxing was significant, amounting to transporting his own and other children to Welsh Amateur Boxing Association (WABA) events and competitions. As a result, he fell within the definition of ‘Athlete Support Personnel’ in the anti-doping rules.”

Pick up a copy of David’s book, “Fighting Words: The Heart and Heartbreak of Boxing,” at http://bit.ly/fightingwordsamazon or internationally at http://bit.ly/fightingwordsworldwide. Send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

Tags: Amateur Boxing image   boxing image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TaurusJ27 on 08-04-2014

A father and daughter drug dealing team.

Comment by Inkanyamba on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;14825510]Pacquiao is afraid of needless and says let the commission do their job. But then wants Marquez to take the test. :lol1:[/QUOTE] You just completely shut that guy down. Haha.

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=Beercules;14824432]Mayweather Boxing Club[/QUOTE] Pacquiao is afraid of needles and says let the commission do their job. But then wants Marquez to take the test. :lol1:

Comment by nycsmooth on 08-04-2014

these 2 scum bags need 2 do the 4 years in jail...

Comment by hectari on 08-04-2014

LOL I saw the title and was like wtf who banned bigpoppapump? it had the Astrix banned meaning the thread starter is banned.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (11)
Top Headlines De La Hoya: Mayweather Has Not Been Good For Boxing! Video: Abel Sanchez Talks Canelo-GGG, Kovalev, Pacquiao, More Video: Gennady Golovkin Interview, Training Camp For Canelo Saunders Willing To Stake His Life That McGregor Gets Drilled in 5 Atlas Still Feels Pacquiao-Horn Outcome Stinks, WBO Review Too Carlos Carlson, Isaac Zarate Ready For Ontario Battle Photos: Omar Chavez, Roberto Garcia - Go Face To Face Photos: Amanda Serrano vs. Edina Kiss - Official Weights Photos: Antonio Moran vs. Guadalupe Rosales - Official Weights Broner: I Weighed 144 This Morning; I Could Weigh In Tomorrow Antonio Margarito vs. Carson Jones on September 2 Luis Ortiz Manager: Wilder Not Afraid To Fight, Joshua is a P*ssy Sadam Ali vs. Johan Perez - Undercard Information Alexander Povetkin Cracks WBO's Top Ten After Recent Win WBA Suspends Shannon Briggs Six Months for Failed PED Test Kameda Gym, Japanese Boxing Commision Reach Settlement Ohara Davies Blasts Fans Who Lost Money on His Loss to Taylor Frank Galarza Inks Promotional Pact With Main Events Rau'shee Warren vs. McJoe Arroyo Set For Broner-Garcia Card Trainer: Gerald Washington Will Be Better Due To Wilder Fight Charles Martin Motivated To Win The Title, Fight Joshua Again Shields: Jermall Charlo Won't Make Mistake of Overlooking Heiland Canelo Shakes Head at Mayweather-McGregor: That's Not Boxing! Frank Warren Breaks Down Billy Joe Saunders vs. Willie Monroe Tim Tszyu Aims To Repeat Dad's Feat, Impress in Toowoomba Crolla: Ricky Burns Bout Could Spell Retirement For The Loser Horn: I Made it Open I'd Want Mayweather, My Goal is To Unify De La Hoya on Mayweather: Fans Want Drama, Not a Runner Miguel Vazquez Back on September 2, Goes For WBC Latino Belt Deontay Wilder-Luis Ortiz: Crossing Fingers (and Toes) Charlo-Lubin, Hurd-Trout Show in Works for September 30th Barrera Had No Idea Smith Bout Was 10-Rounds Until Ref Said It Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor - Ticket Information Dirrell-Benavidez Still Not Finalized, WBC Premature With Date Malignaggi: If McGregor Wins, Boxing Likely Gets To Keep Him Ponomarev Waiting on Date For Ocampo IBF Eliminator Clash Horn: People Keep Making Excuses For Pacquiao, But I Beat Him Anthony Dirrell vs. David Benavidez on 9/9 For WBC Title Stephen A. Smith Backs McGregor: Conor is No Racist, Not at All! Photos: Amanda Serrano vs. Edina Kiss - Final Press Conference
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement