Athletes who have fallen from grace

Published On: Feb 19 2013 07:40:45 AM PST   Updated On: Jun 08 2016 08:44:36 AM PDT

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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