Maria Sharapova may never play again after positive doping test: Russian tennis chief

Maria Sharapova may never play again after positive doping test: Russian tennis chief

Athletes use Meldonium to strengthen endurance to physical strains during training sessions as well as for easing emotional, nervous and psychological stresses at competitions.

Anti-doping panel to hear Maria Sharapova's meldonium case in London

Anti-doping panel to hear Maria Sharapova's meldonium case in London

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova will appear in front of an anti-doping panel in London on Wednesday after taking the banned drug meldonium.

Meldonium count in Maria Sharapova's blood sample exceeds permissible levels: Russian Sports Minister

Meldonium count in Maria Sharapova's blood sample exceeds permissible levels: Russian Sports Minister

Sharapova was temporarily suspended from tennis competitions as of March 12. She received a letter of notification about a positive doping test on March 2.

Maria Sharapova drug confession: Sania Mirza backs Russian, says it was gutsy of her to make announcement

Maria Sharapova drug confession: Sania Mirza backs Russian, says it was gutsy of her to make announcement

In her defense, Sharapova said she has been taking the medicine mildronate since 2006 for a magnesium deficiency.

Vladimir Putin defends Maria Sharapova, says banned drug meldonium not `doping`

Vladimir Putin defends Maria Sharapova, says banned drug meldonium not `doping`

Since tennis star Maria Sharapova admitted last month that she tested positive for meldonium at the Australian Open.

WADA makes meldonium U-turn, could affect Maria Sharapova ban

WADA makes meldonium U-turn, could affect Maria Sharapova ban

Sharapova`s lawyer John Haggerty accused WADA on Wednesday of "poorly" handling the issue and said they were now "trying to make up for it".

First meldonium case exposed in Russian athletics

First meldonium case exposed in Russian athletics

26-year-old sprinter and 2013 European Championship silver-medallist Nadezhda Kotlyarova has reportedly tested positive for the substance.
 

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova faces life ban after positive test for meldonium

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova faces life ban after positive test for meldonium

The 23-year-old four-times world champion returned a positive result during an out of competition test.

UNDP suspends Maria Sharapova as goodwill ambassador

UNDP suspends Maria Sharapova as goodwill ambassador

Sharapova tested positive for meldonium, which was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency`s banned list on January 1.

Tennis star Maria Sharapova lashes out at critics

Tennis star Maria Sharapova lashes out at critics

Maria Sharapova hit back Friday at suggestions she received five separate warnings about changes to tennis anti-doping rules which ultimately led to her testing positive for a banned drug.

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique hails Rafael Nadal as epitome of sportsmanship

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique hails Rafael Nadal as epitome of sportsmanship

Former French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot had accused Nadal of faking an injury in 2012 to cover up a drug ban.

Andy Murray says Maria Sharapova scandal sends message to drug cheats

Andy Murray says Maria Sharapova scandal sends message to drug cheats

Murray says if a player takes performance-enhancing drugs and fails a test then the person should be suspended

I am so proud to call you my fans, writes Maria Sharapova in Facebook post after support

I am so proud to call you my fans, writes Maria Sharapova in Facebook post after support

Sharapova, the world's highest-earning sportswoman, has accepted full responsibility for her mistake in taking a drug that has been outlawed since January 1.

I am a completely clean guy and very far from doping, says Rafael Nadal

I am a completely clean guy and very far from doping, says Rafael Nadal

Nadal says Maria Sharapova needs to be punished for the drug test failure.

Top players including Rafael Nadal stunned by Maria Sharapova`s failed drug test

Top players including Rafael Nadal stunned by Maria Sharapova`s failed drug test

Petra Kvitova says she is shocked and Agnieszka Radwanska describes it as a sad day for tennis.

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Kremlin calls Maria Sharapova`s doping failure an isolated case

Kremlin calls Maria Sharapova`s doping failure an isolated case

Kremlin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov says this situation should not be projected onto the whole of Russian sport.

Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova`s business empire plunged into doping turmoil

Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova`s business empire plunged into doping turmoil

Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer followed by confirming they would not be renewing their marketing contract with Sharapova.

Maria Sharapova "reckless beyond description", says ex-WADA boss Dick Pound

Maria Sharapova "reckless beyond description", says ex-WADA boss Dick Pound

The five-time Grand Slam winner could face up to four years of ban from the sport.