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Sharapova's lawyer blasts WADA chief over `unprofessional` income comment  Jun 21, 3:17 pm
Johannesburg, June 21 (ANI): Maria Sharapova's lawyer John Haggerty has lashed out at World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief Craig Reedie after the latter made an 'unprofessional' statement about the Russian tennis star's earnings.
Murray insists Sharapova had no `valid excuse` for failing drug test  Jun 15, 5:16 pm
London, June 15 (ANI): Maintaining his hardline stance on Maria Sharapova's conviction, British tennis maestro Andy Murray has said that the Russian star had no `valid excuse` for failing a drug test at this year's Australian Open.
Federer calls for `zero tolerance` amid Sharapova's doping ban  Jun 10, 11:00 am
Johannesburg, June.10 (ANI): 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has backed the two-year ban meted out to beleaguered Maria Sharapova while reiterating that he has a 'zero tolerance' stance against doping.
Nike to continue sponsoring Sharapova despite two-year doping ban  Jun 9, 10:19 am
Melbourne, June.9 (ANI): Maria Sharapova has received an unexpected boost when sportswear giant Nike declared that it 'will continue to partner' with the beleaguered Russian tennis star despite her two-year suspension for failing a drug test at this year's Australian Open.
Maria Sharapova suspended for two years over drug violation  Jun 8, 9:56 pm
London, June 8 (ANI): Embattled Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has been suspended for two years for failing a drug test at this year's Australian Open, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has confirmed.
Sharapova listed in Russia's Olympic squad despite doping ban  May 26, 1:04 pm
Melbourne, May.26 (ANI): Embattled Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova has been provisionally named in her country's squad for the forthcoming Rio Olympics.
Russian tennis head backtracks on Sharapova's retirement claims  May 20, 10:03 am
Johannesburg, May 20 (ANI): Few hours after expressing his doubt over suspended star Maria Sharapova's career, Russian Tennis Federation chief Shamil Tarpishchev has backtracked by saying he did not mean to suggest that the Russian's failed doping test could spell the end of her career.
Sharapova still faces hearing despite WADA's new stance on meldonium  Apr 14, 5:32 pm
Wellington, Apr.14 (ANI): Former world number one Maria Sharapova will have to face hearing for failing drug test in January despite the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced fresh rules for athletes who tested positive for the banned substance before March 1.
Russia hopes Sharapova will feature in Rio Olympics despite doping case  Apr 13, 1:07 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 13 (ANI): The Russian tennis federation president has expressed hope that suspended star player Maria Sharapova will be allowed to participate in the forthcoming Rio Olympics Games.
Sharapova doping hearing likely to be held in June  Mar 31, 12:24 pm
Johanneburg, Mar.31 (ANI): Former World number one Maria Sharapova is expected to face a disciplinary hearing over a drug violation in June.
Maria Sharapova flaunts `hot bikini bod` during Mexican vacation  Mar 29, 11:20 am
Washington, D.C., Mar. 29 (ANI): Dressed in a green skimpy bikini, Maria Sharapova recently flaunted her toned hot body, while enjoying Mexico holiday with her best pal Chelsea Handle.
Federer calls for doping crackdown post Sharapova controversy  Mar 25, 4:48 pm
London, Mar 25 (ANI): World number three Roger Federer has called on tennis bosses to conduct more anti-doping tests in the wake of Russian star Maria Sharapova failing a drug test at this year's Australian Open.
UN debars Sharapova as goodwill ambassador over drug violation  Mar 15, 6:28 pm
London, Mar.15 (ANI): The UN Development Programme, which works to eradicate poverty and inequality, has suspended Maria Sharapova as their goodwill ambassador after the Russian tennis star failed a drug test at this year's Australian Open that eventually resulted in her provisional suspension.
Livid Nadal to sue ex-French sports minister over doping claims  Mar 14, 4:39 pm
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): Rafael Nadal has threatened to take legal action against former French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot after she accused the Spanish tennis maestro of faking a knee injury four years ago to cover up a positive drug test.
Kristina Mladenovic rips into `cheater` Sharapova over drug violation  Mar 14, 12:05 pm
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): French tennis player Kristina Mladenovic has launched a blistering tirade on Maria Sharapova, saying that the beleaguered Russian is being viewed as a 'cheater' after she tested positive for a banned drug at this year's Australian Open.
Spanish Govt. backs Nadal over doping allegations  Mar 13, 4:05 pm
Johannesburg, Mar.13 (ANI): The Spanish Government and Olympic Committee have come in support of tennis maestro Rafael Nadal after doping allegations were levelled against him by a former French official.
Sharapova denies receiving warnings about anti-doping rules change  Mar 12, 12:50 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 12 (ANI): Former world number one Maria Sharapova dismissed suggestions that she was warned five times about changes to tennis anti-doping rules before testing positive for a banned drug at this year's Australian Open.
Murray calls for Sharapova's suspension post failed drug test  Mar 11, 5:12 pm
Melbourne, Mar.11 (ANI): World number two Andy Murray believes that Maria Sharapova deserves to be suspended for failing a drug test at this year's Australian Open.
Nadal fires over doping rumours post Sharapova controversy   Mar 10, 1:13 pm
Johannesburg, Mar. 10 (ANI): Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal has defended his training methods and outrightly rejected to have used any banned substance in order to speed up his recovery from injury.
Drug that got Sharapova suspended widely used among elite athletes  Mar 10, 11:50 am
Washington D.C, Mar 10 (ANI): According to a recent study, the use of meldonium, the recently banned drug taken by tennis star Maria Sharapova, is widespread among elite athletes.
Maria Sharapova thanks `supportive` fans  Mar 10, 11:33 am
Washington D.C., Mar. 10 (ANI): Days after Maria Sharapova announced that she tested positive for meldonium during the Australia Open in January, she is thanking her fans for their support.
Djokovic throws support behind Sharapova after failed drug test  Mar 9, 9:53 pm
London, Mar 09 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic has thrown his support behind under-fire Maria Sharapova after the Russian tennis star admitted that she failed a drug test at this year's Australian Open.
Serena lauds Sharapova's `courage` for admitting failed drug test  Mar 8, 11:04 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 08 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has praised Maria Sharapova for 'showing a lot of courage' in admitting that she failed a drug test at this year's Australian Open.
Porsche becomes latest sponsor to sever ties with Sharapova  Mar 8, 9:26 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 08 (ANI): German car manufacturers Porsche has joined the chorus of sponsors to sever ties with Maria Sharapova after the Russian tennis star admitted that she failed a drug test at this year's Australian Open.
Tennis community stunned by Sharapova's positive drug Test  Mar 8, 2:45 pm
London, Mar. 8 (ANI): Former World number one Maria Sharapova received a flurry of reactions after she was provisionally suspended for failing a drug test at the Australian Open.