Athletes who have fallen from grace

POSTED: 07:40 AM PST Feb 19, 2013    UPDATED: 08:44 AM PDT Jun 08, 2016 

Tennis star Maria Sharapova, who received a two-year ban Wednesday for testing positive for the banned drug meldonium, is hardly the first athlete to have fallen from grace.

Athlete Scandals - Lance Armstrong
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Lance Armstrong: In June 2012, the seven-time Tour de France winner and cancer survivor was accused of doping and stripped of his many titles. In 2013, after years of denials, he admitted to taking banned substances in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

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