Maria Sharapova

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Ireland’s William Porterfield tried to explain that sometimes sporting things aren’t explainable. Photograph: Ashwini Bhatia/AP Photo

Toast marmaladed, tea brewed, all set. And it was bucketing down in Dharamsala. As starts to Sundays go, it wasn’t the best. Sky apologised, even if(...)

 Sebastian Coe: ‘There are no immediate sanctions — it is just a wake-up call at this point — but serious sanctions, provided for under IAAF rules, will only be considered if they don’t comply with council requirements.’ Photograph: Epa

Five more countries risk joining Russia on an international athletics blacklist unless they make major changes to their anti-doping programmes, the IA(...)

Maria Sharapove has denied reports she was warned five times about Meldonium. Photograph: Afp

Maria Sharapova has denied reports that she was warned five times that the drug she was taking, meldonium, had been added to the banned list. The Rus(...)

Maria Sharapova promoting Tag Heuer watches: Of the estimated $30 million that Sharapova earns each year, about $23 million comes from sponsorship and endorsement deals

It was a classic Maria Sharapova power play: it had control, pace, pinpoint accuracy and judicious spin. When the world’s wealthiest woman athlete sp(...)

 In the public domain: Maria Sharapova’s products  for sale at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, California. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

The drug-testing process in tennis is coming under increasing scrutiny after a number of leading players this week indicated they are tested during t(...)

  Maria Sharapova speaks at a press conference in  Los Angeles where she announced that she had failed a drugs test at this year’s Australian Open. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has confirmed 99 positive tests for meldonium since the drug was added to its banned list in January. Wada would (...)

“Why is it called the ‘ladies’ game’? That’s the one thing I never get”: Aine Lawlor during a discussion about women in the GAA

Once it may have been the highest praise women could hope for, from men anyway, but the term “ladies” hasn’t quite the acme of affirmation it used to (...)

Maria Sharapova’s products are seen for sale in the merchandise store during  the BNP Paribas Open at  Indian Wells in California. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Explaining on Monday how she tested positive for the recently banned substance meldonium, Maria Sharapova admitted that she received an email from the(...)

 Andy Murray  fields questions from the media during the BNP Paribas Open   at Indian Wells in California. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Andy Murray says Maria Sharapova deserves to be banned for failing a test for a performance enhancing drug. The world No 2 also revealed he believes (...)

Rafael Nadal of Spain talks to the media during day three of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California. Photo: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal has denied that he ever used a banned substance to aid his performance and speed up his recovery time. The 14-time Grand Slam champion w(...)

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