Sharapova Fails Drug Test – No Clear Answers

            

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Case Code : CLBE023
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Publication date :2016
Teaching Note :Available
Subject :Business Ethics
Case Length : 06 Pages
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Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player. She was born in Russia and is a resident of the US. She has won various honors throughout her career, including 35 singles titles 5 Grand Slam titles and a silver medal in women's singles at the 2012 Olympics.
On March 7, 2016, Sharapova made an announcement at a press conference at Los Angeles, that she had failed a drug test at the Australian Open. She had tested positive for Meldonium, a drug listed on January 1, 2016, under banned substances by the World Anti-Doping Agency. She said she had been legally taking the drug under the trade name Mildronate since 2006, as prescribed by her doctor for several health issues that she had.

Issues:

To stay updated with the latest information related to their profession.
To maintain emotional and mental health, to be physically healthy.
How dependency on drugs always leads to downfall
How dependency on other people leads to mistakes.
What to do to maintain emotional and mental health.

Introduction

In an announcement that left the tennis world stunned, world No. 7 in women’s tennis and five-time Grand Slam Champion, Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (Sharapova), told in a press conference in Los Angeles on Monday, March 7, 2016, that she had failed a drug test at the Australian Open. Sharapova, the highest paid female athlete in the world, said she had been informed by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), that she had tested positive for Meldonium, a drug listed on January 1, 2016, under banned substances by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)..

Key words:
Grand Slam Champion, Australian Open, International Tennis Federation, World Anti-Doping Agency,Mildronate, Meldonium, Ischemia, Bollettieri Tennis Academy,International Management Group,Women's Tennis Association,Food and Drugs Administration, US,High-intensity exercise,Russian Tennis Federation,Self-confidence,Emotional overload "

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