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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 | 6 Comments »

April 6th, 2016

Dominika Cibulkova: I Don’t Feel Sorry For Maria Sharapova, I Won’t Miss Her, She’s Arrogant, Concieted And Cold

These two are not friends!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:49 am in 2016 Season | 69 Comments »

March 12th, 2016

Top Tennis Players Weigh In On Maria Sharapova’s Doping Admission

Some of the top players in the game gave their take on the Maria Sharapova doping scandal.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:30 pm in Drug Testing | 13 Comments »

March 11th, 2016

Maria Sharapova Releases Statement To Correct The Media And Explain “The Facts”

Maria Sharapova wants to set the record straight.

Posted by Staff @ 6:53 pm in Drug Testing | 44 Comments »

March 11th, 2016

Maria Sharapova Probably Wanted To Get Away From It All, So She Took A Hike!

Maria Sharapova needed to get away for a while. Can’t blame her.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:36 am in Drug Testing | No Comments »

March 10th, 2016

Rafael Nadal Says Maria Sharapova Should Pay For Her Failed Drug Test, Says He’s “Completely Clean” [Video]

Rafael Nadal denies doping rumors.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:47 am in Drug Testing, Indian Wells, Videos | 122 Comments »

March 10th, 2016

Head Rackets Will Stand By Maria Sharapova Saying She Has Earned “Benefit Of The Doubt”

Head rackets will stand by Maria Sharapova.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:30 am in Drug Testing | 17 Comments »

March 10th, 2016

Maria Sharapova Pens Letter To Fans – This Time She Opened Her Emails!

Maria Sharapova has a message for fans.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:10 am in Drug Testing | 12 Comments »

March 8th, 2016

Maria Sharapova Takes The Blame For Failed Drug Test, Will She Also Take The Fall?

Could Maria Sharapova sink the women’s sport?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:11 pm in Drug Testing | 82 Comments »

March 8th, 2016

Players React On Social Media To Maria Sharapova’s Drug Admission

A mixed reaction from past and present players on twitter to Maria Sharapova’s doping announcement.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:04 am in Social Media | 17 Comments »

March 8th, 2016

Maria Sharapova’s Sponsorship Woes: Nike, Porsche Suspend Relationship, Tag Heuer Won’t Renew

Maria Sharapova’s already getting hit in the back account after her stunning doping announcement.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:52 am in Drug Testing | No Comments »

March 7th, 2016

Jennifer Capriati Rips Into Maria Sharapova Over Drug Violation

Jennifer Capriati lashed out on twitter over Maria Sharapova’s drug violation annoucement.

Posted by Staff @ 7:15 pm in Drug Testing | 28 Comments »

March 7th, 2016

Maria Sharapova Announces She Failed A Drug Test At The Australian Open [Video]

Maria Sharapova failed a drug test after losing to Serena Williams at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 3:37 pm in Drug Testing | 142 Comments »

March 6th, 2016

Maria Sharapova To Hold Press Conference Monday To Announce… Retirement?

What will Maria Sharapova reveal in tomorrow’s press conference?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:33 pm in 2016 Season | 64 Comments »

March 3rd, 2016

Maria Sharapova Withdraws From Indian Wells With Left Forearm Injury

Maria Sharapova won’t be in Indian Wells due to continued issues with her left forearm.

Posted by Staff @ 2:10 pm in Indian Wells | 8 Comments »