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Ryan Elrod after qualifying for the CrossFit Games. @relrod57/Instagram

Ryan Elrod Suspension Ends, Registers for 2020 CrossFit Open

Ryan Elrod was suspended in 2017 by CrossFit after failing a drug at the Atlantic Regional. Elrod, who finished 5th, had qualified for the CrossFit Games before being notified that he had...
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Meredith Root Will Take Abbott’s Place at the CrossFit Games

Meredith Root did not have the Sunday she wanted to needed back on Memorial Day weekend. Root fell out of the top 5 and into 5th place after the final event on Sunday, leaving...

According to Annie Thorisdottir, Frederick Aegidius Will Compete at the 2018 CrossFit Games [Video]

Ever since CrossFit announced failed drug tests a few weeks ago and stated that there were more positive tests that were being appealed. Rumors had been circulating about who it could be. Now we...
Ricky Garard during the Madison Triplet during the 2017 CrossFit Games. Photo by The Barbell Spin

Where Have All the Failed Drug Tests Gone in 2018?

In 2017, CrossFit suspended a record number of athletes who failed drug tests. In total, 11 athletes were caught using performance enhancing drugs, including two Games athletes - Ricky Garard and Ryan Elrod. CrossFit...

Here’s the List of CrossFit Athletes Who Have Failed Drug Tests Since 2010

With the latest news of Ricky Garard and two Masters athletes failing drug tests, we decided to take a look at the history of all athletes who have been sanctioned as part of the CrossFit Games'...
Ricky Garard after the 2017 CrossFit Games. @rickygarard/Instagram

Ricky Garard Failed Drug Test and Stripped of 3rd Place Finish

Late last night CrossFit announced that 3rd place finisher at the 2017 CrossFit Games Ricky Garard had failed a drug test. Garard tested positive for testolone and endurobol, a beta-2 agonist following the final...
Ryan Elrod after qualifying for the CrossFit Games. @relrod57/Instagram

CrossFit Suspends Ryan Elrod for Failed Drug Test

Ryan Elrod has shared on Instagram that CrossFit has notified him that he failed a drug test at Regionals. Elrod, 34, finished 5th in the Atlantic Regional, but subsequently tested positive for a prescription fertility...
Ben Smith catches a fish on vacation. @bsmit13/Instagram

What are the Games Athletes Up To? (Atlantic Regional)

There are 38 days until the start (maybe) of the 2017 CrossFit Games. We say maybe because there's always the possibility that Dave Castro throws a curveball and does something before the official start...
R. Paul Castillo took the Central Regional by storm and finished on the top of the podium at the end of the weekend.

Your 2017 CrossFit Games Rookies

Experience is something that can only be earned. For athletes who have qualified for the CrossFit Games in previous years, the experience that comes with that cannot be replicated. So when a new athlete...
Brothers Ben and Alec Smith both qualify for the 2017 CrossFit Games.

Smith Brothers Qualify for the CrossFit Games

While Ben Smith was making headlines for having a slow start, Ben's brother Alec was quietly having a great weekend. Alec, the middle brother of the three Smith brothers, also started a bit slow...