Tennis player will not be able to participate in the summer Olympic games in Brazil.
The world famous Russian
tennis player Maria Sharapova was suspended for two years due to
use of Meldonium. The relevant ruling made by the international
tennis Federation (ITF), denoting the period of Ineligibility from 26 January 2016. Due
decisions of the Federation Sharapova will not be able to participate in the summer Olympic games
in Brazil. However, she has the right to appeal the decision of the ITF in the Sport
the court of arbitration of London.
Recall that in March 2016
official statement that failed to pass a doping test.
At a press conference in
Los Angeles Maria
Sharapova made an official statement in which he admitted,
in her doping sample was found a prohibited drug.
“A week ago I received a letter
from the International tennis Federation (ITF), which said that I failed
the doping test, ” said the tennis player. — I
made a mistake and take full responsibility for. My sample was
discovered the drug Meldonium. I took this drug the last 10 years due to
various health problems. Before it was banned, but as of January 1
he entered in the prohibited list world anti-doping Agency
(WADA)”, — TASS quoted the words of Sharapova.