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Maria Sharapova to Attend Harvard Program Amidst Doping Scandal

Maria Sharapova to Attend Harvard Program Amidst Doping Scandal
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While five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova is appealing a two-year ban from tennis after testing positive for meldonium during the Australian Open in January, she seems to be falling back on one of her other talents: business.

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The 29-year-old Russian athlete tweeted on Saturday that she would be attending a two-week Harvard business program this summer.

Sharapova has her own candy company, Sugarpova, which sells chocolates and gummy snacks internationally.

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