Sharapova said in a quickly arranged news conference in Los Angeles on March 7 she had flunked the test for meldonium, claiming she’d been taking it since 2006 for a number of health issues. According to Sharapova, she didn’t realize meldonium was added to the banned list in 2016. She could be suspended for up to four years.A global star since she won Wimbledon aged 17, Sharapova has been ranked the world’s best paid female athlete for the past 11 years by Forbes, which estimated she’s made $285 million in on and off court earnings.Guided by IMG since she was a teenager, Sharapova has been sponsored by some of the world’s biggest companies, including Nike, Porsche and Evian, while she started her own candy brand, Sugarpova, in 2012.Maria Sharapova: What next for tennis golden girl?Within a day of her shock statement, the former top ranked Russian’s deals with Nike and Porsche had been put on hold while Swiss luxury watch maker Tag Heuer decided not to renew its contract.
It doesn’t just gesture toward its graphic novel origins; it absorbs them and then pours in actors. It’s a live action comic flick that makes no attempt to explain itself to audiences who don’t get the joke or the genre. Sin City also makes smart use of a star heavy cast that includes Benicio Del Toro, Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen and Bruce Willis.Damn right, Blade makes the list.
I like that we get to road test new stuff. It means that by the time we get into the studio, we’ll have fully formed ideas of what’s going on. We had that luxury when we recorded Hometowns we’d played around Toronto a bunch and it was a great help when we went into the studio.Q: How did crowds respond in Alberta? Was it an especially emotional experience for you, since Hometowns is by and large a tribute to your hometown of Edmonton?A: The more shows we’ve played, the more we’ve found that people come up to us and say the songs really speak to them.
In the ‘great’ war of 1914 1918, for king and country; all boys lost their innocence, all boys became men. For any men who refused to fight or were in ‘shell shock’ from the percussion of explosions, or mentally traumatized by the horror; the British ordered them dishonoured and executed for cowardice. Many Anzac servicemen felt Sir Douglas Haig should have been shot for not only the strategic blunders, but also for the signing the death warrants of clearly shell shocked allied men, whom he accused of cowardice and had executed as examples to others.