Tennis aces kicked out of Olympics after awful mistake

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Two Georgian tennis players person been barred from the Tokyo Olympics aft officials successful their location state told them they were entered for the Games but ne'er really sent the paperwork.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that it had to crook distant doubles players Oksana Kalashnikova and Ekaterine Gorgodze due to the fact that they were ne'er formally entered for the games, adjacent though Georgia's Olympic committee "informed the applicants that their exertion had been submitted."

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Oksana Kalashnikova of Georgia. (Getty)
Ekaterine Gorgodze of Georgia. (Philipp Guelland - Pool/Getty Im)

Without a ceremonial introduction for the Olympics, the tribunal ruled that the "consequence, nevertheless unfortunate for the 2 athletes, tin lone beryllium the dismissal of their petition."

It was an occurence that startled tennis watchers.

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