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The 11th Frame: Foreign pro athletes in major sports to be allowed to return to U.S.; bowling apparently can apply to be included

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:00 am

Jason Belmonte of Australia is among the foreign players who need an exemption or the general resumption of international travel to the U.S. to return to PBA competition here. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
Professional athletes, essential staff and their dependents in major sports from foreign countries will be allowed to return to the U.S. under an order by the federal government exempting them from any proclamations barring their entry during the COVID-19 pandemic. President Trump banned international travel in mid-March as one of the measures aimed at slowing the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. "Professional sporting events provide much needed economic benefits, but equally important,...

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