- PGA Tour
Singh cleared of doping
Vijay Singh will not be suspended by the PGA Tour after he was cleared of using a banned substance.
The three-time major winner admitted earlier in the year to using deer-antler spray, but was unaware it contained the banned substance IGF-1. The 50-year-old was allowed to continue to play on the tour while the case was investigated.
Singh had appealed a sanction imposed by the PGA Tour.
In a statement, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem said: "The PGA Tour Anti-Doping Policy provides that an admission to the use of a prohibited substances is a violation of the policy even if there is no positive drug test.
"[The World Anti-Doping Agency] clarified that it no longer considers the use of deer antler spray to be prohibited unless a positive test results."
WADA then released a statement to the PGA Tour which read: "In relation to your pending IGF-1 matter, it is the position of WADA, in applying the Prohibiting List, that the use of 'deer antler spray' (which is known to contain small amounts of IGF-1) is not considered prohibited."