Nike Tag Heuer suspend ties with Maria Sharapova.NEW YORK: US sportswear producer Nike said Monday it was ending its association with Maria Sharapova, after the tennis star declared she had tried positive for a banned substance. “We are disheartened and astonished by the news about Maria Sharapova,” Nike said in an announcement. “We have chosen to suspend our association with Maria while the examination proceeds?”
NikeTag Heuer suspend ties with Maria Sharapova
In the mean time, Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer is likewise dropping its sponsorship of Sharapova, after the Russian tennis star said she had fizzled a medication test.
“Maria Sharapova was under contract with TAG Heuer until December 31, 2015. We had been in converses with develop our joint effort.
“In perspective of the present circumstance, the Swiss watch brand has suspended transactions and has chosen not to reestablish the agreement,” the unit of French extravagance products bunch LVMH said in an announcement.
Russia tennis boss still anticipates that Sharapova will play at Olympics Russian tennis boss Shamil Tarpishchev anticipates that Sharapova will speak to her nation at the current year’s Olympics in Brazil notwithstanding being temporarily suspended from the amusement subsequent to testing positive for a banned substance.
Five-time great hammer champion Sharapova said on Monday she had fizzled a medication test at the Australian Open in January in view of a substance, meldonium, she was taking for wellbeing issues.
“I think this is only a heap of garbage,” Tarpishchev, president of the Russian Tennis Federation, said in a meeting with the TASS news organization.
“The sportsmen take what they are given by the physiotherapists and by the specialists. I think Sharapova will play at the Olympics, nonetheless, we should perceive how this will create.”