– Maria Sharapavo has been suspended from Tennis for the next two years
– The 29-year-old says she will appeal the ban to prove she did not take the drug deliberately
– The World Anti-Doping Agency says the verdict will be looked into to know if they will rescind their decision Russian
Tennis star Maria Sharapova has been banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for using a prohibited drug.
Maria Sharapova in action Sharapova tested positive for an abolished heart disease drug called meldonium at the January Australian open and has been temporarily suspended from the sport. The 29-year-old admitted to have been used the drug since 2006 because of heart problems and did not know it has been prohibited since January 1 . Sharapova therefore stated she “cannot accept” the “unfairly harsh” ban and will appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). …
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