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Maria Sharapova To Appeal Following 2-Year Ban For Failing Drugs Test

  5-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation for using a prohibited drug. She was banned after testing positive for meldonium at January’s Australian Open. Read here if you missed. According to BBC, the 29-year-old who had earlier revealed that she had been using the drug…

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Nike Suspends Maria Sharapova’s Endorsement Deal After She Confessed To Doping

  Former Wimbeldon champion, Maria Sharapova tested positive for Meldonium (a prohibited medical substance) after competing in the Australian Open in January. The 5-time Grand Slam champion admitted to testing positive during a press conference at Los Angeles where she confessed to being caught out by tennis’ anti-doping operation on Monday night. 28-year-old Sharapova who…

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