Sharapova sets return date after doping ban

2017-01-10 13:17

Maria Sharapova will make her return to competitive tennis following her 15-month ban at the WTA Tour clay-court tournament in Stuttgart in April.

Sharapova to play in Madrid exhibition

2016-10-22 22:05

Banned five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova will face French Open winner Garbine Muguruza on a half clay-half grass court exhibition in Madrid.

Smiling Sharapova plays Las Vegas charity event

2016-10-11 11:19

Maria Sharapova set foot on a tennis court for the first time since her positive drug test, smiling throughout an appearance in Las Vegas.

ITF blasts Sharapova for 'making example of me' doping rap

2016-10-06 10:10

The ITF blasted Maria Sharapova on Wednesday after she said that the governing body was attempting to make an example of her.

Sharapova's ex-boyfriend says she deserved ban

2016-10-05 19:16

Maria Sharapova's ex-boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday suggested she deserved her ban from tennis for a doping offence.

Sharapova targets April 2017 return

2016-10-05 09:30

Tennis star Maria Sharapova has hailed the reduction of her two-year doping ban, immediately targeting a return to action in April 2017.

Sharapova rags-to-riches journey resumes

2016-10-04 21:05

From the shadow of Chernobyl's nuclear wasteland to international super-stardom, Maria Sharapova's journey is set to resume after her doping ban was shortened.

Top sports court set to annouce Sharapova doping verdict

2016-10-03 17:54

The world's top sports court will rule Tuesday on Maria Sharapova's appeal against her two-year tennis ban over doping.

Sharapova could be back in January

2016-08-16 12:47

Maria Sharapova could be back on the courts as early as January, it was revealed on Monday.

Sport24 readers share their biggest sporting shocks

2016-06-30 13:37

From Greece’s Euro 2004 win to Leicester City’s fairy-tale Premier League triumph, here are some of sports biggest shocks - according to Sport24 readers.


Sharapova to return as UN ambassador

2016-11-11 11:32

Maria Sharapova will be allowed to resume her role as a United Nations goodwill ambassador when her drug suspension ends in April.

Sharapova makes return to the court

2016-10-11 21:42

Maria Sharapova made her first appearance on a tennis court on Tuesday since being banned in January.

Sharapova to test comeback waters in Sin City

2016-10-10 09:00

Maria Sharapova, targeting an April return after the reduction of her doping ban, will start sharpening her game in a charity event in Las Vegas.

Sharapova to make early return to the court

2016-10-05 21:20

Maria Sharapova returns to the court for the first time since her doping ban was reduced when she makes her World Team Tennis Smash Hits debut next week.

Gasquet: Return will be tough for Sharapova

2016-10-05 12:52

French tennis player Richard Gasquet says Maria Sharapova will face a "tough" return when her 15-month doping ban ends next year.

Sponsors hail Sharapova's reduced ban

2016-10-05 08:00

Maria Sharapova's reduced suspension for a doping violation is set to provide a healthy boost to her bank balance.

Sharapova doping ban cut to 15 months

2016-10-04 15:16

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has cut Maria Sharapova's ban for taking a banned substance.

Sharapova doping ban appeal set for October

2016-09-13 14:09

A decision on former world No 1 tennis player Maria Sharapova's appeal against a two-year doping ban will be issued next month.

Sharapova ruled out of Rio Olympics

2016-07-11 14:30

A delay in the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on the two-year doping ban on Maria Sharapova has ruled her out of the Rio Olympics.

Sharapova to attend Harvard during ban

2016-06-27 19:55

Maria Sharapova says she's headed to Harvard Business School while she serves a two-year doping ban.

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