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Should athletes who test positive for a banned substance be stripped of their existing victories, or even excluded from their sport altogether? Some people seem to think so.

Recently, tennis player Eugene Bouchard labelled her fellow player Maria Sharapova a cheater, and said she shouldn’t be allowed to play again.

This comes after Sharapova was handed a fifteen-month ban for testing positive to meldonium, shortly after it was added to the banned substance list.

It’s a contentious issue, with others arguing she is entitled to return to the game.

 

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Monday, May 8 2017
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Featured in storyDr Andrew Hughes - Lecturer in Marketing in the Research School of Management at Australian National UniversityDr Daryl Adair - Associate Professor in Sport at University of Technology Sydney
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