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Maria Sharapova Tested Positive for a Drug She took for 10 Years

As a result of which Nike suspended ties with the Tennis Mammoth.

Russian Tennis Star failed a drug test on Monday at the Australian Open. The 5 time Grand Slam champion has faced a lengthy ban.

Sharapova announced that she wasn’t aware that Meldonium, the drug she was taking, was on the banned list and that she had been consuming the drug for a decade.

"I made a huge mistake. I let my fans down and I let the sport down," said Sharapova, a teenage tennis prodigy who became the third-youngest Wimbledon champion. "I take full responsibility for it."

Is it Ova for Sharapova?