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October 5th, 2016

4 Thoughts On Maria Sharapova’s Appeal “Victory”

What’s the future hold for Maria Sharapova?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:07 pm in Drug Testing | 6 Comments »

October 4th, 2016

Maria Sharapova Wins Appeal, Doping Ban Reduced To 15 Months, She’ll Return In April

Maria Sharapova’s sentence was reduced by nine months, she’ll be back at the end of April.

Posted by Staff @ 10:05 am in Drug Testing | 18 Comments »

October 3rd, 2016

Verdict In Maria Sharapova’s Appeal Of Her 2-Year Ban To Be Announced 9am ET Tuesday

Tuesday morning will be decision day for Maria Sharapova.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:22 pm in Drug Testing | 5 Comments »

September 21st, 2016

Varvara Lepchenko Cleared In Meldonium Doping Case

While Maria Sharapova waits, Varvara Lepchenko has been cleared of her meldonium doping violation.

Posted by Staff @ 10:30 am in Drug Testing | 5 Comments »

August 23rd, 2016

ITF Announces No More “Silent Bans”

The end of “Silent Bans”?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:36 am in Drug Testing | 4 Comments »

June 14th, 2016

Maria Sharapova Files Appeal With CAS, Seeks Full Elimination Of 2-Year Doping Ban

Maria Sharapova hopes to have her 2-year ban thrown out by July 18.

Posted by Staff @ 7:36 pm in Drug Testing | 20 Comments »

June 10th, 2016

Roger Federer On Maria Sharapova’s Doping Ban: Zero Tolerance!

Roger Federer backs the ITF’s 2-year ban on Maria Sharapova.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:41 am in Drug Testing | 7 Comments »

June 8th, 2016

7 Thoughts On Maria Sharapova’s 2-Year Ban From Tennis

Breaking down the Maria Sharapova decision.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:47 pm in Drug Testing | 36 Comments »

June 8th, 2016

Maria Sharapova Ruled Guilty, Receives 2-Year Tennis Ban For Doping

Maria Sharapova has been banned from playing tennis until midnight January 25, 2018. The Russian will appeal.

Posted by Staff @ 11:30 am in Drug Testing | 49 Comments »

May 2nd, 2016

Rafael Nadal: I Believe My Rivals Are Clean, I Believe The Sport Is Clean And I Believe In The Doping Program

Rafael Nadal reiterates his stance on more transparency in the drug testing program.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:24 am in Drug Testing, Madrid | 15 Comments »

April 20th, 2016

Novak Djokovic: If There’s No Proof Tennis Is Not Clean, Then Tennis Is Clean!

Novak Djokovic says tennis is a clean sport.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:02 am in Drug Testing | 230 Comments »

April 18th, 2016

Andy Murray Suspicious Of Players Who Don’t Get Tired, Boris Becker Hits Back On Doping Claims

Andy Murray and Boris Becker don’t see eye-to-eye on how clean tennis is.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:53 am in Drug Testing | 98 Comments »

April 13th, 2016

World Anti-Doping Agency Lays Groundwork for Reinstating Maria Sharapova

Sharapova claimed she was taking the drug, which its manufacturer says has performance-enhancing abilities (then said it didn’t) for various reasons, including magnesium deficiency and to ward off diabetes. Maybe from eating too much of her own “Sugarpova”-marketed candy and chocolates.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 2:12 pm in Drug Testing | 7 Comments »

March 14th, 2016

John Isner Says He Led The Tour In Getting Drug Tested At Home Last Year, And It Was “Brutal”

John Isner calls it brutal when the drug testers show up at his house at 6am.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:34 pm in Drug Testing, Indian Wells | 6 Comments »

March 14th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Says He’ll Sue The French Sports Minister And Anyone Else Who Claims He’s Doping

Rafael Nadal says he’ll take legal action against anyone who accuses him of doping.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:15 pm in Drug Testing | 43 Comments »