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Posted on 03/11/2008 8:06:02 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
After 30 years, Navratilova's Czech again
Tue Mar 11, 3:12 AM ET
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova said Tuesday she has regained Czech nationality more than 30 years after fleeing communism in the country of her birth to live in the United States.
"I lost it at the time I defected. I got it back on January 9," Navratilova told a news conference on a visit to Tokyo.
The 51-year-old former world champion said she was maintaining dual nationality and keeping her US passport.
Born in Prague, Navratilova fled to the United States in 1975 at the height of the Cold War, angering communist authorities who stripped her of her nationality. She became a US citizen six years later.
But Navratilova said last year that while she was once ashamed about Czechoslovakia, she was now ashamed of the United States under President George W. Bush.
"The thing is that we elected Bush. That is worse! Against that, nobody chose a communist government in Czechoslovakia," she told the Czech daily Lidove Noviny.
Czechoslovakia split in 1993 after the fall of communism into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Navratilova has said that she left home because authorities refused to let her play tennis in the United States, where the vast majority of tournaments were then held.
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Don't let the door hit you on the way out..........
I won’t miss that cow.
Good riddance! Beyotch.
I thought clipped haired dykes loved Bush
Glad to be rid of her, She could play tennis tho.
Like a spoiled child who has tired of a gift.
“Do you work out?” :)
Almost as well as a man.
A woman that LOVES bush HATES Bush?
Kornikova I like as well!
She doesn't have the nads to move out for good?
Sharapova has the added benefit of actually being an accomplished tennis player.
President Bush has only months left, why would she leave now? Is she moving her millions out of the US because she thinks a dem may be elected president and will raise taxes?
Can happen to her, too.
Who needs that lesbo skank anyway....
America was pretty good for her lest she forget...
We should be praising her for setting a good example for other leftists in the USA.
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