Sharapova gets 2-year ban for violation of anti-doping rules

Maria Sharapova.

Maria Sharapova.

Sportswoman says she will appeal this decision

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has suspended Russian national Maria Sharapova for two years for violating the anti-doping rules, the organization's press service said on June 8.

Maria Sharapova said on her official Facebook page that she will appeal this decision at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

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