Marin Cilic http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31872/all en Tennis: Home win for Cilic in Zagreb Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/tennis-home-win-cilic-zagreb-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Top-seeded home favourite Marin Cilic won the Zagreb Open on Sunday as the Croatian powered past fourth-seeded Austrian Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-1 in just 67 minutes.</p> <p>Cilic, ranked 12 in the world, landed his third title in his home capital after wins in 2009 and 2010 for his ninth career success overall to outgun a rival who has four titles to his name, including Memphis last year.</p> <p>This was the Austrian's eighth final defeat.</p> <p>bur-we/cw/dj</p> Marin Čilić Marin Cilic Tennis AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 17:45:38 +0000 5751934 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Cilic beats Melzer for his third Zagreb title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/tennis-cilic-beats-melzer-his-third-zagreb-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ZAGREB, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Croatian world number 12 Marin Cilic needed just 67 minutes to see off Austria's Juergen Melzer 6-3 6-1 and lift his third Zagreb Indoors title on Sunday.</p> <p>Cilic dominated from the start and did not give the fourth-seeded Melzer, who has now beaten the Croatian only twice in nine meetings, a chance to turn the score in his favour.</p> <p>"This final is probably the best match I played in this season," Cilic said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/tennis-cilic-beats-melzer-his-third-zagreb-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jürgen Melzer Marin Čilić Marin Cilic Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 18:15:27 +0000 5751951 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Cilic fails doping test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130727/tennis-cilic-fails-doping-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Croatia's Marin Cilic, currently world number 15, failed a drug test at the April Munich tournament abd the International Tennis Federation (ITF) is probing the case, local media reported Saturday.</p> <p>Cilic failed the test only two weeks after passing a doping control at the Monte Carlo Masters, the Slobodna Dalmacija daily reported, quoting "reliable sources."</p> <p>More details will emerge next week as the 24-year-old Croatian sent his explanation to the ITF, the daily said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130727/tennis-cilic-fails-doping-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marin Čilić Marin Cilic Tennis Viktor Troicki AFP Sat, 27 Jul 2013 10:44:41 +0000 5895320 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: No Cilic in Croatia Davis Cup team http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130904/tennis-no-cilic-croatia-davis-cup-team <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Croatia have omitted top player Marin Cilic from the Davis Cup side to take on Britain next week, as they have not heard from him since reports he had failed a drug test.</p> <p>Press reports that Cilic had failed a drugs test at an ATP tournament in Munich in April emerged last month and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said it would investigate the case.</p> <p>Cilic has not played since he withdrew from his second round match at Wimbledon saying he was bothered by a knee injury.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130904/tennis-no-cilic-croatia-davis-cup-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Croats of Bosnia and Herzegovina Marin Čilić Marin Cilic Tennis AFP Wed, 04 Sep 2013 15:03:43 +0000 5924277 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Cilic handed nine-month doping ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130917/tennis-cilic-handed-nine-month-doping-ban-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Croatia's Marin Cilic has been handed a nine-month doping ban, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Monday.</p> <p>The 24-year-old, currently ranked 24th in the world, has had the ban back-dated to May 1 this year, meaning he will be able to return to action on February 1, 2014.</p> <p>Cilic's doping violation came when he tested positive for the stimulant nikethamide at the Munich Open in May.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130917/tennis-cilic-handed-nine-month-doping-ban-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doping Drugs in sport Marin Cilic Stimulants AFP Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:19:03 +0000 5936183 at http://www.globalpost.com Cilic to appeal doping ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130917/cilic-appeal-doping-ban <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ZAGREB (Reuters) - Former world number nine Marin Cilic has said he will be appealing a nine-month doping ban imposed on him after he tested positive for the banned stimulant nikethamide.</p> <p>The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Monday they had imposed the ban on the 24-year-old despite accepting his explanation that he had ingested the substance in glucose tablets and not intended to enhance his performance.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130917/cilic-appeal-doping-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Doping Drugs in sport Human Interest Marin Cilic Stimulants Thomson Reuters Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:25:27 +0000 5936356 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Cilic handed nine-month doping ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130917/tennis-cilic-handed-nine-month-doping-ban-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Croatia's Marin Cilic has been handed a nine-month doping ban, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Monday.</p> <p>The 24-year-old, currently ranked 24th in the world, has had the ban back-dated to May 1 this year, meaning he will be able to return to action on February 1, 2014.</p> <p>Cilic's doping violation came when he tested positive for the stimulant nikethamide at the Munich Open in May.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130917/tennis-cilic-handed-nine-month-doping-ban-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doping Drugs in sport Marin Cilic Stimulants AFP Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:29:04 +0000 5936471 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Cilic faked injury to disguise doping ban - ITF http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130924/tennis-cilic-faked-injury-disguise-doping-ban-itf <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Croatia's Marin Cilic pulled out of this year's Wimbledon Championships with a knee injury in order to avoid the "adverse publicity" from a failed drugs test, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced Tuesday.</p> <p>Cilic was banned for nine months last week for testing positive for a banned supplement and Tuesday saw the ITF's independent anti-doping tribunal publish the full findings of his case.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130924/tennis-cilic-faked-injury-disguise-doping-ban-itf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amides Marin Cilic Nikethamide Stimulants Technology AFP Tue, 24 Sep 2013 12:20:17 +0000 5942992 at http://www.globalpost.com Cilic cited injury at Wimbledon to hide failed test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130924/cilic-cited-injury-at-wimbledon-hide-failed-drugs-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Marin Cilic cited a knee injury at Wimbledon this year to hide the fact he had failed a dope test, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has revealed after handing the Croatian a nine-month suspension.</p> <p>The former world number nine, banned last week after testing positive for the banned stimulant nikethamide, has said he never knowingly took any prohibited substance and plans to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130924/cilic-cited-injury-at-wimbledon-hide-failed-drugs-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marin Cilic Sports Stimulants Technology Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 24 Sep 2013 12:34:46 +0000 5943015 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Cilic doping ban cut from nine months to four http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131025/tennis-cilic-doping-ban-cut-nine-months-four <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Croatia's Marin Cilic has had his suspension for doping reduced from nine months to four by the Court of Arbitration in Sport, the Internatiolnal Tennis Federation announced on Friday.</p> <p>Cilic, 24, currently ranked 47th in the world, tested positive for the stimulant nikethamide at the Munich Open in May and was banned by an independent tribunal in September.</p> <p>The ban was backdated to May 1, meaning he would have been able to return to action on February 1, 2014.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131025/tennis-cilic-doping-ban-cut-nine-months-four" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doping Drugs in sport Marin Cilic Stimulants AFP Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:49:39 +0000 5970689 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis' Cilic doping ban cut from nine months to four http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131025/tennis-cilic-doping-ban-cut-nine-months-four-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Croatia's Marin Cilic has had his suspension for doping reduced from nine months to four by the Court of Arbitration in Sport, the Internatiolnal Tennis Federation announced on Friday.</p> <p>Cilic, 24, currently ranked 47th in the world, tested positive for the stimulant nikethamide at the Munich Open in May and was banned by an independent tribunal in September.</p> <p>The ban was backdated to May 1, meaning he would have been able to return to action on February 1, 2014.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131025/tennis-cilic-doping-ban-cut-nine-months-four-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doping Drugs in sport Marin Cilic Stimulants AFP Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:52:30 +0000 5970714 at http://www.globalpost.com Cilic free to play again after doping ban is cut http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131025/cilic-free-play-again-after-doping-ban-cut <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Former world number nine Marin Cilic is free to play on the tennis circuit again after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) cut his ban for doping by more than half on Friday.</p> <p>"The player's ban will...end at midnight on 25 October 2013," the CAS said on its website (<a href="http://www.tas-cas.org" title="www.tas-cas.org">www.tas-cas.org</a>).</p> <p>The Croatian was originally banned for nine months by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in September for taking the banned stimulant nikethamide.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131025/cilic-free-play-again-after-doping-ban-cut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drugs in sport Human Interest Marin Cilic Sports Stimulants Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:15:48 +0000 5970738 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Cilic doping ban cut from nine months to four http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131025/tennis-cilic-doping-ban-cut-nine-months-four-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Croatia's Marin Cilic has had his suspension for doping reduced from nine months to four by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Friday.</p> <p>Cilic, 25, currently ranked 47th in the world, tested positive for the stimulant nikethamide at the Munich Open in May and was banned by an independent tribunal in September.</p> <p>The ban was backdated to May 1, meaning he would have been able to return to action on February 1, 2014.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131025/tennis-cilic-doping-ban-cut-nine-months-four-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amides Drugs in sport Marin Cilic Stimulants AFP Fri, 25 Oct 2013 18:01:54 +0000 5971014 at http://www.globalpost.com Cilic looking forward to 'gift of year' in Paris http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131026/cilic-looking-forward-gift-year-paris <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Eric Salliot</p> <p>PARIS (Reuters) - Marin Cilic has called his appearance at next week's Paris Masters "the gift of the year" after the Croatian was allowed to play again when the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) cut his doping ban on Friday.</p> <p>The 25-year-old was suspended for nine months by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in September for taking the stimulant nikethamide but CAS has reduced his ban by more than half meaning Cilic can return to action.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131026/cilic-looking-forward-gift-year-paris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Marin Čilić Marin Cilic Nikethamide Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Oct 2013 20:31:41 +0000 5971834 at http://www.globalpost.com Cilic happy as a kid playing for first time http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131028/cilic-happy-kid-playing-first-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Julien Pretot</p> <p>PARIS (Reuters) - After four months away from the courts following a doping ban, Marin Cilic felt like a kid playing for the first time at the Paris Masters on Monday.</p> <p>The Croatian, whose ban was reduced from nine to four months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), was overjoyed just to be able to play again while beating Dutchman Igor Sijsling 5-7 6-1 6-4 in the first round.</p> <p>"I felt like a kid playing for the first time," Cilic told a news conference.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131028/cilic-happy-kid-playing-first-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amides Marin Cilic Nikethamide Pyridines Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:46:26 +0000 5973250 at http://www.globalpost.com