BY CHRIS JOHNSON
Billie Jean King announced in a statement provided to the Washington Blade that she’s unable to attend because her mother’s health is failing.
“With my mother in failing health, I will not be able to join the U.S. Presidential Delegation at this week’s opening ceremonies of the Sochi Olympics,” King said. “It is important for me to be with my mother and my brother at this difficult time. I want to thank President Obama for including me in this historic mission and I look forward to supporting our athletes as they compete in Sochi.”
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