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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.
Khawaja frontrunner to replace injured Pietersen in Pune Supergiants   Apr 26, 5:07 pm
London, Apr.26 (ANI): Australian opener Usman Khawaja is among the frontrunners to replace injured Kevin Pietersen in the Indian Premier League franchise Rising Pune Supergiants squad.
Hayden believes Warner can be Australia's best ever opener   Apr 15, 1:33 pm
Melbourne, Apr. 15 (ANI): Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden believes that his contemporary David Warner has the potential to become his country's greatest ever opening batsman.
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.
Murray survives Herbert scare to reach third round of Monte Carlo Masters  Apr 12, 9:36 pm
Monte Carlos, Apr.12 (ANI): World number two Andy Murray kicked off his clay-court season on a winning note as he saw off battling Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France to reach the third round of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters on Tuesday.
Khawaja, Burns named in Cricket Australia contract list  Apr 1, 4:24 pm
Johannesburg, April.1 (ANI): Australian openers Usman Khawaja and Joe Burns are among seven new players to be included in the list of central contract for 2016-17 after the retirement of a number of key players.
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.
Djokovic survives Thiem scare to reach Miami Open quarters  Mar 30, 9:42 am
Miami, USA, Mar.30 (ANI): World number one and two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic continued his dominant run as he saw off battling Dominic Thiem of Austria in straight sets to storm into the quarterfinals of the Miami Open on Wednesday.
Djokovic routs Sousa to storm into Miami Open last-16  Mar 28, 12:39 pm
Johannesburg, Mar.28 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic remained on course to clinch this year's Miami Open title as he hammered 38th-ranked Joao Sousa in straight sets to race into the pre-quarterfinals of the tournament.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nike severs ties with Sharapova after failed Oz Open drug test   Mar 8, 9:59 am
Melbourne, March.8 (ANI): Sports brand Nike has suspended its relationship with former world number one Maria Sharapova after the Russian player failed a drug test at the Australian Open that eventually resulted in her provisional suspension.
Maria Sharapova provisionally suspended after failing drug test   Mar 8, 8:33 am
New Delhi, Mar. 8 (ANI): Former world number one Tennis champion Maria Sharapova has revealed she failed a drugs test at the Australian Open following which she has been provisionally suspended.
Mirza-Hingis' 41-match winning streak ends at Qatar Open  Feb 26, 10:40 am
Doha, Feb.26 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis's incredible 41-match winning streak came to a sudden halt as they suffered a shocking defeat in the quarterfinals of the Qatar Total Open here on Friday.
Yuki bows out of men's singles, advances in doubles at Delhi Open  Feb 16, 9:06 pm
New Delhi, Feb.16 (ANI): Top-seed Yuki Bhambri has crashed out of the opening round of the Delhi Open men's singles event but advanced to the doubles quarterfinals with partner Mahesh Bhupathi here on Tuesday.
Kerber longs for reunion with missing Australian Open trophy  Feb 15, 6:34 pm
Johannesburg, Feb.15 (ANI): Angelique Kerber, who recently won the Australian Open, has revealed that she has lost track of her maiden Grand Slam title and that she is eagerly waiting to get hold of the coveted trophy at her hometown in Germany.
Mirza-Hingis record 40th straight win to lift St. Petersburg title  Feb 14, 6:38 pm
St.Petersburg, Feb.14 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis extended their winning streak to 40 after clinching the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Sunday.