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Sharapova doping ban reduced to 15 months


PUBLISHED Tue, October 04, 2016 - 11:58am EDT


On Tuesday former world number one tennis player Maria Sharapova's had her two-year doping ban reduced by nine months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Switzerland-based CAS said in a statement, an arbitration panel quote "found that Ms Sharapova committed an anti-doping rule violation and that while it was with 'no significant fault', she bore some degree of fault, for which a sanction of fifteen months is appropriate," end quote. The ban took effect from Jan. 26, 2016. Following a positive test for the banned drug meldonium during January's Australian Open, five-times grand slam winner Sharapova was banned by the International Tennis Federation in June.





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