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Trusted allies: why Putin won’t fire sports minister over doping scandal

Trusted allies: why Putin won’t fire sports minister over doping scandal

🕔14:26, 21.Jul 2016

President Vladimir Putin risks personal humiliation if all Russian competitors are banned from the Rio Olympics over doping, as now seems possible; yet the man on whose watch this may happen, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, is not being fired. The

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Cibulkova slams Maria Sharapova on doping scandal

Cibulkova slams Maria Sharapova on doping scandal

🕔13:13, 5.Apr 2016

2014 Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova has slammed the Russian golden girl Maria Sharapova on her recent doping scandal which got her suspended provisionally from March 12. Dominika said that she was surprised to see the way former world number

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Sharapova lashes out at critics over positive test

Sharapova lashes out at critics over positive test

🕔10:16, 12.Mar 2016

  Maria Sharapova hit back Friday at suggestions she received five separate warnings about changes to tennis’ anti-doping rules which ultimately led to her testing positive for a banned drug. A defiant Sharapova defended herself in a post on her

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Tennis to survive Sharapova storm, generation change – experts

Tennis to survive Sharapova storm, generation change – experts

🕔10:34, 11.Mar 2016

Rocked by Maria Sharapova’s failed drugs test confession and the sun threatening to set on a golden generation, tennis faces huge challenges to maintain its impressive global profile. But despite Sharapova, the world’s highest earning sportswoman, confronting a potentially career-ending

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Ex-WADA boss to BBC: Sharapova “reckless beyond description”

Ex-WADA boss to BBC: Sharapova “reckless beyond description”

🕔09:12, 9.Mar 2016

Maria Sharapova failing an Australian Open doping test for a substance banned only weeks before was “reckless beyond description,” former World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Dick Pound told the BBC. The 28-year-old Russian, a five-time Grand Slam singles champion, revealed

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Sharapova confirms failed drug test, sanction uncertain

Sharapova confirms failed drug test, sanction uncertain

🕔09:02, 8.Mar 2016

  Five-time Grand Slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova said Monday she failed a dope test at the Australian Open, and isn’t sure what punishment she’ll face for her “huge mistake.” The former world number one from Russia said a change

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