UN suspends Maria Sharapova as goodwill ambassador | Global development | The Guardian

UN Development Programme discontinues nine-year relationship after Sharapova’s admission that she failed drug test for meldonium

Source: UN suspends Maria Sharapova as goodwill ambassador | Global development | The Guardian

Tarnishing of global superstar Maria Sharapova is a hammer blow for the women’s game – Telegraph

At a sensitive time for the sport, tennis may not be able to show shamed Sharapova much leniency after her failed drugs test

Source: Tarnishing of global superstar Maria Sharapova is a hammer blow for the women’s game – Telegraph

This shocking report is no shock — there have been ample warnings of potential threat (The Weekend Australian, 9 Feb 2013, Page35)


This shocking report is no shock — there have been ample warnings of potential threat
GIDEON HAIGH
The Weekend Australian
9 Feb 2013

IT was like Captain Renault’s raid on Rick’s in Casablanca. Everyone at the launch of the Australian Crime Commission’s sport report was shocked — shocked! — to find gambling/doping/organised crime/disorganised sleaze going on under their noses….read more…