In pictures: Sports stars who were banned for doping

In pictures: Sports stars who were banned for doping
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Five-time grand slam champion Maria Sharapova made a shocking revelation that she tested positive for doping during the Australian Open. The Russian tennis player tested positive for Meldonium, a drug she had been taking since 2006, but was banned since last year. She admits she made a huge mistake and also feels she lets down the sport she loves so dearly since her young age. She says she took the drug for health purpose. She is the most high profile athlete to fail a doping test in recent times. Shen has been banned for 2 years from the sport. (Pic/ AFP)

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Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova was yesterday banned for 2 years after testing positive for doping. We take a look at other sports players who were banned due to testing positive for drugs

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