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Sharapova Aims To Inspire Russia’s Hockey Team

In a pre-Olympics event, Maria Sharapova was asked which team she would support in ice hockey – USA or Russia. Her answer? ”My home country for sure.” Maria is lending a hand, per se, in helping to inspire and motivate Team Russia by wearing their hockey jersey in a recent photo shoot. She also hit the […]

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Kirilenko Watches Figure Skating In Sochi

Maria Sharapova isn’t the only Maria in Sochi for the Winter Olympics right now. Maria Kirilenko has joined her fiancé, Russian ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, for the games. The pair were spotted at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Tuesday for the pairs short program figure skating competition, cheering on their fellow Russians. Maria tweeted: Сочи2014 […]

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Marin Cilic (in Zagreb), Gael Monfils (in Montepellier) and Fabio Fognini (above, in Vina del Mar) won titles this weekend. Maria Sharapova shares her Sochi Olympics photo diary with Vogue. Congrats to Mardy Fish for becoming a dad for the first time: So blessed to welcome our first child into this world. Beckett Gardner Fish born yesterday […]

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Maria Sharapova isn’t the only Russian tennis player to carry the torch in Sochi. Elena Vesnina also had her opportunity: Unbelievable feelings…Невероятные эмоции!!!proud russia Sochi2014 pic.twitter.com/cIOZdvQiWB — Elena Vesnina (@EVesnina001) February 7, 2014 With the Sochi Olympics in mind, Andrea Petkovic, Daniela Hantuchova, Sara Errani, Lisa Raymond, Aleksandra Wozniak and Sam Stosur talk about their […]

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Sharapova Helps Light Olympic Flame At Sochi 2014 Games

She’s won the coveted Career Slam and has an Olympic silver medal, but it’s possible nothing will live up to the experience Maria Sharapova had tonight at the opening ceremony for the Sochi Olympic Games. Sharapova was the chosen Russian legendary athlete to carry the Olympic torch into Fisht Olympic Stadium on its journey to […]

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Sharapova Starts Sochi Job, Watches Figure Skating

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi kicked off Thursday and Maria Sharapova was spotted watching the team pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace. She tweeted: Watched the pairs skating for the very first time. Didn't think I would be so nervous Olympics solucky Sochi2014 pic.twitter.com/XgkoNKSoLy — Maria Sharapova (@MariaSharapova) February 6, 2014 […]

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Sharapova Attends Opening Of Sochi Samsung Studio

Tuesday in Sochi, Samsung Brand Ambassador Maria Sharapova helped unveil the Samsung Galaxy Studio. Posing with the official Olympic Games phone, Galaxy Note 3, Maria spoke to the crowd of reporters about her love of Sochi, the city where she grew up. (Photos: Getty Images)

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Sharapova Visits Her First Tennis Court In Sochi

Maria Sharapova notably started her tennis career as a child on a court in Sochi, so it only made sense she visit where it all began as she’s there for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Maria visited Kafelnikov Tennis School in Riviera Park in Sochi on Wednesday, where she had her first tennis lesson, and unveiled the […]

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Sharapova Launches Sugarpova In Sochi

  Sugarpova has officially made its way to Sochi, just in time for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Maria Sharapova launched her candy brand there on Tuesday, cutting the ribbon and signing autographs for fans. (Photos: Getty Images)

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Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been named the International Tennis Federation’s world champions for 2013. A great interview with the legendary Billie Jean King, who was just selected by President Barack Obama for the official US delegation to 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. The New York Times‘ Christopher Clarey sat down with Maria Sharapova at an Italian […]

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