Wimbledon lifts ban on Russian and Belarusian tennis players | Russia-Ukraine war News

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Players from both countries will be able to compete as ‘neutral’ athletes if they meet certain conditions.

Wimbledon has lifted a ban on Russian and Belarusian players, allowing them to compete in the grass-court Grand Slam this year as “neutral” athletes, in a climbdown from its response to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022.

Players from the two countries will be able to compete…


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