Tuesday, 19 October 2021

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Andre Russell to return after doping ban

JAMAICA: West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell already has a pretty full dance card despite spending the last year on the sidelines. Russell was hit with a one-year ban in 2017 for multiple incidents of failing to make his whereabouts known to anti-doping officials. He will turn out for Jamaica in ...

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Afghan wicketkeeper Shahzad gets 12-month doping ban

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad for twelve months after he inadvertently ingested prohibited substances. According to a press release, the wicketkeeper-batsman had consumed, Hydroxycut, a prohibited substance. The ICC had found the substance during a screening test after getting sample on January 17, ...

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My tennis will do the talking, Sharapova warns Bouchard

LONDON: Maria Sharapova promised to let her tennis do the talking when she meets Eugenie Bouchard in the second round of the Madrid Open in a match laced with tension over Sharapova’s 15-month doping ban. Bouchard labelled the Russian “a cheater” last week and suggested Sharapova should have been kicked ...

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Tennis: Sharapova to plead case for French Open wild card

PARIS: Maria Sharapova will meet with French Tennis Federation (FFT) chief Bernard Giudicelli to plead her case for a wild card at Roland Garros as the two-time champion makes her return from a doping ban. Giudicelli told that he had agreed to meet the Russian superstar despite his initial reservations after ...

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