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MARIA SHARAPOVA RUMORS

Maria Sharapova to attend program at Harvard during ban

Maria Sharapova will be spending a short part of her two-year ban from tennis in Boston. The tennis star announced on Facebook and Twitter on Saturday that she’ll be attending Harvard Business School. Her agent, Max Eisenbud, told The Associated Press that it’s a two-week program involving two classes on campus, but he didn’t divulge what the program entailed. Sharapova...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova will take a course at Harvard during her doping ban

Maria Sharapova apparently will keep herself busy during her two-year ban from tennis for doping. The 29-year-old Russian tennis star is planning to take a two-week program this summer at the Harvard Business School, posting a photo to announce the decision.Though a Harvard spokesman declined to comment when approached by the Associated Press on Monday, Sharapova's agent, Max Eisenbud...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Net gains: Sharapova to Harvard Business School during ban

BOSTON (AP) Maria Sharapova says she's headed to Harvard Business School while she serves a two-year doping ban. The 29-year-old Russian tennis star posted on Facebook and Twitter on Saturday a picture of her seated next to a sign for the school and the message: ''`Not sure how this happened but Hey Harvard! Can't wait to start the program!'' Representatives for Harvard and Sharapova...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova says she's headed to Harvard Business School

BOSTON (AP) Maria Sharapova says she's headed to Harvard Business School while she serves out a two-year doping ban. The 29-year-old Russian tennis star posted on Facebook and Twitter Saturday a picture of her seated next to a sign for the school and the message: ''`Not sure how this happened but Hey Harvard! Can't wait to start the program!'' Spokespersons for Harvard and Sharapova...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova responds to two-year doping ban

Shocking news broke Wednesday when the ITF tribunal condemned tennis pro Maria Sharapova to a two-year suspension for doping. Interestingly enough, the tribunal concluded that Sharapova did not intentionally use the drug meldonium, which makes one wonder how they came to conclude a two-year ban was necessary. Indeed, Sharapova wonders the same thing. In a lengthy Facebook post...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova Receives Two-Year Suspension For Using Banned Substance

The International Tennis Federation dropped the hammer on Maria Sharapova on Wednesday. The ITF suspended Sharapova for two years after she tested positive for meldonium, a banned substance, at this year’s Australian Open. She already was provisionally suspended by the ITF after she announced her positive test at a shocking March press conference. Sharapova could have been suspended...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova suspended two years by ITF for failed drug test

Maria Sharapova has been banned from competition for two years by the International Tennis Federation after she tested positive for a banned substance back in January. In a decision that was announced on Wednesday, the ITF explained that an independent tribunal determined Sharapova committed an anti-doping violation when she tested positive for meldonium. The suspension will be...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams ends Maria Sharapova's 11-year streak as highest-paid female athlete

Serena Williams has won 21 Grand Slam tournament titles, ranging from the 1999 US Open to the 2015 French Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon. She’s also a four-time Olympic gold medal winner. Now, Williams is the highest-paid female athlete in the world. Despite falling in the French Open final this past Saturday to Garbine Muguruza, Williams reportedly has made $28.9 million...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova was reportedly warned five times about meldonium ban

Maria Sharapova’s explanation for failing a WTA drug test seemed a little weird from the start. Sharapova said she had tested positive for meldonium because she had neglected an email telling her the drug would be banned in 2016. But you would sort of think someone in Sharapova’s inner circle who knew she regularly took meldonium would have heard about the ban and made sure...
Via The Comeback
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova failed drug test at Australian Open

Maria Sharapova teased everyone by saying she had a big announcement to make on Monday. The news was not at all what anyone expected. Sharapova, who has not played since the Australian Open, announced that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open after testing positive for Meldonium. Meldonium was just added to WADA’s banned drugs list at the beginning of the year. Since...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss
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