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OFFSIDE :: Tennis world reacts to Sharapova's doping allegations

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Danuta Isler 11.03.2016 21:00
  • OFFSIDE :: Tennis world reacts to Sharapova's doping allegations
Wojciech Fibak defended Russian tennis superstar who failed a drug test at the Australian Open as did Serena Williams who praised Maria Sharapova for taking responsibility,
Maria Sharapova. Photo: EPA/MIKE NELSONMaria Sharapova. Photo: EPA/MIKE NELSON
n Poland's application, Łódź, Gdańsk, Katowice, Gliwice and Kraków were put forward as potential host cities.The Polish ace was in the running with 22 other players, including previous winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, both among the favourites for the 2015 edition.
Former national team coach Jerzy Engel.
Offside Ballon d'Or 1 I see what a fantastic year it has been for Robert Lewandowski. I think Messi will win because he, indeed, is one of the best players of our times. The question of a runner-up, hwoever, is debatable. Should it be Lewandowski, or maybe Ronaldo, or Neymar. We should be very happy that a Polish footballer has been inlcuded in such a prestigious group of top notch players and stars. I do feel a bit di\ssappointed, however, that Robert Lewandowski did not ,make it to the top three. One oThis is Poland's first win over France - current Olympic, world and European champion - in 22 years.

Maria Sharapova. Photo: EPA/MIKE NELSON

"I’m wary of medication" Polish tennis star Agnieszka Radwańska said adding that sometimes she prefers to play when ill rather than taking medication which could turn out to contain a banned substance.

Also in the program:

- Two-time Olympic champion in shotput Tomasz Majewski failed to qualify for the World Indoor Championships in Portland finishing third during the Polish Indoor Championships in Torun.

OFFSIDE is presented by Danuta Isler

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