Nike has suspended its relationship with Maria Sharapova
hours after she admitted she had tested positive for a banned substance. The
five-times Grand Slam champion dropped the bombshell at a press conference at a
Los Angeles hotel, confessing she had been caught out by tennis’s anti-doping
operation on Monday night.
she had been found to have taken Mildronate which was prohibited from January 1
this year and has been taking it for 10 years.
eight-year contract extended in 2010 for a reported $70million with sportswear
will be provisionally suspended from the sport from March 12.