Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 file photo Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates after defeating Lauren Davis of the United States in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)
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Sharapova announced Monday that she had tested positive for Meldonium, a drug she said she had been taking since 2006 but that was only added to the banned list this year.Sharapova said she was cooperating with the ITF and did not yet know the extent of the sanctions she would face.Shamil Tarpishchev, head of the Russian tennis federation, told the TASS news agency he believed Sharapova would still have a chance to play at the Rio Olympics in August.Mutko warned that more Russian competitors could be hit by the Meldonium ban and said he would summon the country's sports chiefs to discuss the issue.
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