Major Sponsors Drop Maria Sharapova After Doping Ban

Major sponsors are dropping tennis star Maria Sharapova after her doping ban.

“Nike and Tag Heuer have become the first major sponsors to cut ties with Maria Sharapova after the tennis star revealed she had tested positive for the banned substance meldonium, with Porsche also suspending promotions with the player.

The five-time grand slam winner announced on Monday that she failed the drug test after she was knocked out of the Australian Open in January. She has been provisionally suspended from the sport by the International Tennis Federation.” [READ MORE]