International Olympic Committee Contacts Russian over Williams Sisters Remarks

Updated: 28 October 2014 10:01 IST

Russian tennis president Shamil Tarpischev was fined $25,000 and suspended from the WTA Tour for a year after referring to the Williams sisters as the "Williams brothers" and saying they were "scary" to look at.

International Olympic Committee Contacts Russian over Williams Sisters Remarks
Serena Williams (left) says she has received a written apology from Shamil Tarpischev for his 'sexist' comments. © AFP

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Topics : Serena Williams Venus Williams Tennis
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