Russia Denies Maria Sharapova Over Doping Scandal

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Russia Denies Maria Sharapova – Following the revelation that tennis legend Maria Sharapova used banned substances, the Kremlin has asked for it to be treated as an individual issue and not a Russian issue.

Russia Denies Maria Sharapova
Russia Denies Maria Sharapova

Sharapova tested positive for heart medicine meldonium after the Australian Open, which she lost in the final to Serena Williams.

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Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian president Vladimir Putin said that Sharapova’s case and other doping cases shouldn’t be “projected onto all of Russian sport” and do not “cast a shadow on Russian sport, on the amazing achievements of our athletes.”

He urged the sporting world to regard the cases as “individual athletes, individual situations.”

Wana

Wana

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E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

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