terça-feira, 8 de março de 2016

Tennis: Sharapova caught with banned substance in the Australia Open

Maria Sharapova tested positive in a doping control at the Australia Open. The information was released Monday by the tennis player at a press conference in Los Angeles, in the United States.

Sharapova guarantees that received the notification a few days ago. The Russian explained the control was done during the tournament in January and takes full responsibility for the mistake. The stated tennis player who took the medicine called MildronaT during 10 years, containing Meldonium, a substance that wasn't on the list of illegal drugs from International Anti-Doping Agency. The substance was placed on the list in January this year, at which point it was controlled.

"Had, in 2006, some health problems, was sick frequently and had a family histo ry of diabetes. And one of the medications that was prescribed to me at the time, among others, was that, "recalls Saharapova, assuming the error of not having taken into account the regulations have changed in the meantime and for responsibility, did not know.

At a time when speculated about a possible abandonment of the competition, the tennis player ensures that you won't give up and I want to have a career opportunity.

It is recalled that in recent months, the Russian has struggled against a left forearm injury that caused her to withdraw from the tournament in Indian Wells.

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