The first step every athlete should undertake is to immediately contact a legal counsel. Dealing with accusations and associations, you are disadvantaged when not represented, similar to dealing with insurance companies.
The first step should be evidence gathering. This means all your correspondence (emails) and Facebook posting. Request any prior tests you may have taken during this season from other associations, confirming your innocence.
If you strongly believe you are being wronged, hire a legal counsel experienced in these matters. Athletes often immediately request the testing of Sample B, but this leads nowhere. They are the same and the sample will be destroyed after reading. Prevent the destruction of Sample B.
Conduct Independent Research
This is done in cooperation with your attorney: Listing all supplements you have taken in the past 6 months, ingredients, etc.; your illnesses and hospitalizations, if any; reaching out to an independent lab and conducting your own testing, in order to verify that you are clean. This does not prove your innocence though. Time is of the essence. Certain substances (e.g. Spiropent, Winstrol) are eliminated fairly fast, so the Association may claim that you are "clean now" but were not so before.
Read the Rules
Before you compete, always request and read the Association's anti-doping policy and rules. Once you sign the waiver as you register, you are giving up your rights to dispute certain issues and subjecting yourself to the procedures postulated by the Association.
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