It just seems that to be at the top of your sport in the modern age you have to take performance enhancing drugs.
- Former Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova tested positive for Meldonium after competing in Australian Open
- Meldonium was a medicine the Russian ace took for 10 years but it became a prohibited substance on January 1
- She received letter on December 22 from WADA informing her of changes and she admits she didn’t look at the list
- It was added because WADA said there ‘evidence of its use by athletes with the intention of enhancing performance’
- Sharapova said she was taking the medicine for ‘health issues’ including a family history of diabetes
- International Tennis Federation confirms she will be provisionally suspended from the sport from March 12