Maria Sharapova announcement: Tennis star reveals failed drugs test in shock press conference for taking meldonium

The Russian delivered the shocking revelation in a press conference at a hotel in Los Angeles

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Maria Sharapova held a press conference this evening to deliver a "major announcement" and reveal that she failed a regulation drug test at the Australian Open earlier this year after testing positive for Meldoniun, a substance that was banned on 1 January 2016 that she admits to taking unaware it had been outlawed. 

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