Maria Sharapova has drug ban reduced to 15 months and could feature at Wimbledon next summer

Maria Sharapova has drug ban reduced to 15 months and could feature at Wimbledon next summer
 

Maria Sharapova has had her two-year doping ban reduced to 15 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
The five-time Grand Slam winner was banned by the International Tennis Federation after testing positive for the drug meldonium at the Australian Open earlier this year.
Sharapova revealed that she had been taking the drug since 2006 for health problems. However, it was added to the list of banned substances at the turn of the year and Sharapova was found to have had it in her system at the first Grand Slam of 2016.
In June the ITF ruled that the Russian athlete was ‘the sole... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 24
Source: Metro
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