Maria Sharapova has been suspended as a goodwill ambassador by the United Nations after she had tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at this year's Australian Open.
Maria Sharapova became a goodwill ambassador of U.N. Development Programme on February 2007. Sharapova's work with the U.N. focused mainly on helping survivors of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. "The United Nations Development Programme remains grateful to Maria
Sharapova for her support of our work, especially around the Chernobyl
nuclear disaster recovery," said on statement.
Maria Sharapova faces a ban of up to four years pending the outcome of an investigation by the International Tennis Federation. more on yahoo.
Manny Pacquiao terminated as Nike endorser on Thursday and joined the list of who were dropped by Nike. Manny Pacquiao terminated their relationship due to the boxer's controversial comments regarding homosexuals and same-sex marriage.
Nike issued a brief statement on Wednesday saying it was severing its ties with the boxer over his comments about gays. The company said it no longer will have any business dealings with the boxer.
"We find Manny Pacquiao's comments abhorrent," the statement said. "Nike strongly opposes discrimination of any kind and has a long history of supporting and standing up for the rights of the LGBT community." "We no longer have a relationship with Manny Pacquiao."
Alodia Gosiengfiao in Philippines e-Sports and Gaming Summit November 15-16, 2014, SMX Convention Center Hall 3&4, SM Mall of Asia and Guest Host for the Gamex Girl awarding on Nov15, 3-4PM! and also on November 30 Philippine Pro Gaming League Season 6 Grand Finals at SM Nort Edsa, At December 5 on Doha Qatar at the cosplay competition judge.