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My tennis will do the talking, Maria Sharapova warns Eugenie Bouchard

My tennis will do the talking, Maria Sharapova warns Eugenie Bouchard

Bouchard labelled the Russian "a cheater" last week and suggested Sharapova should have been kicked out of tennis for life rather than welcomed back with a series of wildcards for high-profile tournaments.

Stuttgart Open: Maria Sharapova falls in semi-finals on doping comeback

Stuttgart Open: Maria Sharapova falls in semi-finals on doping comeback

Having started her comeback with a world ranking of zero on Wednesday, due to her ban, reaching the semi-final means Sharapova has already moved up to 260th in the world.

Stuttgart WTA: 'Solid' Maria Sharapova wins second match on comeback, beats Ekaterina Makarova in straight sets

Stuttgart WTA: 'Solid' Maria Sharapova wins second match on comeback, beats Ekaterina Makarova in straight sets

The 30-year-old five-time Grand Slam winner dominated Makarova, ranked 43 in the world, for a 7-5, 6-1 win in just one hour, 20 minutes, in the second-round tie.

Sports Authority of India to adopt a policy of `zero tolerance` towards doping, says Sports Minister Vijay Goel

Sports Authority of India to adopt a policy of `zero tolerance` towards doping, says Sports Minister Vijay Goel

"Goel added that the government is contemplating to set up a mechanism to test food supplements, so that athletes can be sure that the food supplements they are using, are free of prohibited substances. He also emphasised on a scientific approach to diet and nutrition for athletes," the statement added.

Tennis star Maria Sharapova rejoins the action on Wednesday after completing 15-month doping ban

Tennis star Maria Sharapova rejoins the action on Wednesday after completing 15-month doping ban

She was even given a Wednesday start as that`s the day her ban -- imposed for testing positive for meldonium at last year`s Australian Open -- comes to an end.

Maria Sharapova feels vindicated and empowered after doping ban

Maria Sharapova feels vindicated and empowered after doping ban

Sharapova`s ban will end two days after the Stuttgart grand prix starts on April 24.

Maria Sharapova handed Madrid Open wildcard

Maria Sharapova handed Madrid Open wildcard

Sharapova hasn`t played on tour since testing positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open.

Russia banned from London World Athletics Championships: IAAF

Russia banned from London World Athletics Championships: IAAF

The ban had already been extended in March and then June 2016, preventing Russia`s athletes from competing at the Rio Olympics.

Maria Sharapova set to end 15-month doping ban with comeback at Stuttgart GP

Maria Sharapova set to end 15-month doping ban with comeback at Stuttgart GP

The Florida-based Russian was originally banned for two years after testing positive for meldonium at last year`s Australian Open.

WWE legend Brock Lesnar suspended for one year for failing drug test — VIDEOS INSIDE!

WWE legend Brock Lesnar suspended for one year for failing drug test — VIDEOS INSIDE!

It was his return bout after a five-year absence in UFC, and has since got back to WWE. He famously took on Bill Goldberg on November 20.

Six Beijing Games medallists among nine more positive re-tests

The IOC said all athletes tested positive in the re-test off their samples which it stores for a decade.

Athletics: Tribunal doubles doping ban against Rita Jeptoo

The world sports tribunal said there were aggravating circumstances including Jeptoo`s "deceptive and obstructive" behaviour, which warranted doubling the original ban against the 2014 Chicago and Boston Marathon winner.

Maria Sharapova appeal verdict set for early October

Maria Sharapova appeal verdict set for early October

The original ruling had been expected by July 18, with Sharapova hoping a successful appeal would allow her to spearhead the Russian tennis team in Rio.

2016 Rio Olympics: Russia bids to avoid ban as IOC reports new test failures

2016 Rio Olympics: Russia bids to avoid ban as IOC reports new test failures

Russia is a sporting powerhouse whose absence from Rio would create the biggest crisis in decades for the Olympic movement.

Summer Olympic 2016: Maria Sharapova awaiting CAS approval for Rio participation

Summer Olympic 2016: Maria Sharapova awaiting CAS approval for Rio participation

Two weeks ago Sharapova was reported to have filed an appeal with the CAS in Switzerland`s Lausanne against her two-year suspension

Two-year Doping ban: Nike stands by Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova, lifts suspension

Two-year Doping ban: Nike stands by Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova, lifts suspension

Nike said Wednesday`s decision was taken after acknowledgement by the International Tennis Federation tribunal that she had not deliberately broke doping rules.

Maria Sharapova: Russian tennis superstar to appeal 'unfairly harsh' two-year doping ban

Maria Sharapova: Russian tennis superstar to appeal 'unfairly harsh' two-year doping ban

Sharapova slammed the ITF for spending "tremendous amounts of time and resources trying to prove I intentionally violated the anti-doping rules" before adding that "the tribunal concluded I did not".

Spain's Marta Dominguez stripped of 2009 world steeplechase title

Spain's Marta Dominguez stripped of 2009 world steeplechase title

Marta Dominguez was accused of doping in 2013 when abnormalities were found in her blood passport dating back to 2009.