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Sharapova feels vindicated and empowered after doping ban

1 year, 6 months ago
RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIFORNIA:┬áTennis star Maria Sharapova said on Tuesday she is excited about her return to competition next month, feeling vindicated by the reduction of her doping suspension and empowered by her time away. Russia's former…

ITF hits back at Sharapova criticism

2 years, 13 days ago
LONDON: The International Tennis Federation (ITF) hit back on Thursday at criticism over its handling of Maria Sharapova's drugs ban for meldonium. The administrator of the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme denied it had sought a four-year ban…

Maria Sharapova targets April return after doping ban reduced

2 years, 15 days ago
LAUSANNE: Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova hailed the reduction of her two-year doping ban on Tuesday as one of the "happiest days" of her life, immediately targeting a return to action in April 2017. The Court of Arbitration for Sport…

Sharapova to miss Olympics after CAS ruling pushed to September

2 years, 3 months ago
MOSCOW: Maria Sharapova will miss next month's Rio Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday decided to defer its decision on the Russian multiple grand slam champion's appeal against a two-year doping ban until…

Nike to continue with Sharapova, lifts suspension

2 years, 4 months ago
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: The US sports goods firm Nike has announced to resume its sponsorship of Maria Sharapova, insisting the banned Russian star had not intentionally committed a doping offence.

Sharapova to face anti-doping hearing in London

2 years, 5 months ago
LONDON: Maria Sharapova will attend an International Tennis Federation anti-doping hearing in London on Wednesday, British media reported, with the Russian facing a possible ban of up to four years for failing a drugs test at the Australian…