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Russia's Sharapova Given 2-Year Tennis Ban for Doping

Russian star Maria Sharapova has been banned from playing professional tennis for two years for failing a drug test at the Australian Open in January. The lengthy suspension, backdated to January 26 when she last played, was handed down Wednesday by a three-person Tennis Anti-Doping Program tribunal appointed by the International Tennis Federation. Sharapova said she would appeal what she called "an unfairly harsh" punishment to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, but she will...

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