A few days ago in the media appeared information that Maria Sharapova received five warnings about the prohibition of Meldonium, but still continued to take the drug, which was not able to pass a drug test. Russian tennis player was quick to refute these rumors. In his account on the social network Facebook Maria wrote a message in which he assured fans that she had not received warnings.
There are things that the media tell wrong, so I decided to fight back. Many supported me, and I’m grateful for it. But there are media that distort the truth. Journalists write that I had received five warnings about the prohibition of drug that I took, but it’s not,
– start your message athlete.
What I didn’t know about a ban, of course, is no excuse. December 22, 2015 I received an e-mail, which focuses on banned drugs, but I didn’t pay enough attention to him. But where are the other warnings? They were hidden in newsletters and on websites,
– continued Sharapova.
In the words of tennis player, she also received a letter which contained information about tournaments, travel and rankings. And in order to learn about the ban of the drug, you had to go to another site to login there, browse the many links at the bottom of the second page of one of them to find a drug that she took, but under a different name.
Finished his appeal to the fans of Sharapova as follows:
I really hope I can play again. But even if it isn’t, I want my fans to know the truth.
Recall that a few days ago, Maria Sharapova has collected emergency a press-conference on which declared that has not passed a drug test and forced for some time to suspend his career.