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No more goodwill: Sharapova's UN role shelved

Maria Sharapova has been suspended as a goodwill ambassador by the United Nations after the former world No.1 admitted she had tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at this year’s Australian Open.

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Sharapova drug "widely used in tennis"

The use of meldonium, the drug taken by Maria Sharapova, was common in tennis before it was banned, says Dick Pound, chair of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s investigation into Russian athletics.