Wimbledon has just begun, but Nike is already courting controversy over the dress that it designed for its sponsored athletes. The dress, called the “Premier Slam,” is standard Wimbledon white, but its loose fit has some players and fans complaining that it reveals too much.
Maria Sharapova was suspended from tennis by the International Tennis Federation for two years Wednesday for testing positive for meldonium at the Australian Open.
Maria Sharapova accepts full responsibility for her failed drug test after testing positive for meldonium, a substance she has been taking since 2006 for health issues. Meldonium was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s list of banned substances this year, and Sharapova said Monday she had missed the notification.