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Novak Djokovic deported from Australia: how the controversy unfolded video   17%

Novak Djokovic has been deported from Australia ahead of the Australian Open after the full federal court dismissed the world No 1’s bid to restore his visa. The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, said Djokovic was deported because he tried to breach entry rules at the border, even though the immigration minister did not dispute the tennis star’s belief he had a valid medical exemption. The Serbian tennis player boarded an Emirates flight from Melbourne to Dubai, hours after the court upheld the minister’s decision to cancel Djokovic’s visa

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Nick Kyrgios speaks on Peng Shuai, Djokovic and Australian Open crowd video   -5%

Nick Kyrgios has said something must be done to resolve the Peng Shuai situation and also commented on his blossoming 'bromance' with Novak Djokovic, after being one of the few to show support after the world No 1 was prevented from competing at the 2022 Australian Open. Kyrgios defeated Britain's Liam Broady to advance to the second round where he will face world No 2, Daniil Medvedev.

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Novak Djokovic fans dismayed after court upholds visa cancellation video   11%

Supporters of tennis star Novak Djokovic express their dismay after the full Australian federal court dismissed the male world No 1’s bid to restore his visa.

Chief Justice James Allsop announced the court unanimously dismissed Djokovic’s application, with costs to be paid by the tennis star. The decision is a major setback for Djokovic’s quest to win a 10th Australian Open crown and a record 21st grand slam title.

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Will he stay or will he go? Tennis champ Djokovics hearing looms large  

After four nights in an Australian immigration detention hotel, Novak Djokovic will get his day in court on Monday in a deportation case that has polarized opinions and elicited heartfelt support for

Ruled out: Australia deports Djokovic for being unvaccinated  

Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia on Sunday after losing a bid to stay in the country to defend his Australian Open title despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19.A masked Djokovic was

Tennis star Djokovic back in immigration detention as deportation battle continues   10%

Novak Djokovic was reported to be back in immigration detention Saturday after his legal challenge to avoid being deported from Australia for being unvaccinated for COVID-19 was moved to three judges

Djokovic faces deportation after Australia revokes visa for second time  

Tennis star Novak Djokovic faces deportation after Australian government revokes his visa for a second time.Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said Friday he used his ministerial discretion to revoke the

Opinion: Deserved defeat for Novak Djokovic   5%

In the case of Novak Djokovic, the final decision has been made: The Australian Open will take place without the Serbian. This entire saga has had many losers, writes DW's Andreas Sten-Ziemons.

Kelly Slater has no chance of getting in if not vaccinated: sports minister   38%

In light of the Novak Djokovic saga, the World Surf League has warned unvaccinated surfers will face significant challenges travelling the world.

Sporting bosses watch border rules ahead of Australian Grand Prix, Womens World Cup   11%

Australian Grand Prix chief Andrew Westacott says there’ll be no grey area for F1 drivers planning on entering Australia following the Novak Djokovic saga.

Serbia calls Australias decision to deport Novak Djokovic scandalous   80%

Serbia’s premier on Sunday denounced as “scandalous” Australia’s decision to deport tennis superstar Novak Djokovic over his decision not to be vaccinated against Covid-19, and the Serbian president said he would always be welcome in his homeland.A unanimous ruling by a three-judge bench rejecting Djokovic’s appeal against the cancellation of his visa dealt a final blow to his hopes of chasing a record 21st grand slam win at the Australian Open.“I think the court decision is scandalous … I find…

What Djokovic deportation says about Australia's border policies   43%

Prime Minister Scott Morrison described the expulsion of Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic as a “decision to keep our borders strong” but reflects a decade-old policy.

Why Djokovic may not be able to volley Australia's strict visa rules   -1%

On Friday, Australia revoked tennis player Novak Djokovic’s visa for the second time this month. The incident has spotlighted Australia’s long history of strict immigration policy – from its “White Australia” policy to its offshore detention camps for refugees.

As Djokovic Leaves Australian Detention Hotel, Refugees Held There Urge World Not to Forget Them   -22%

As an Australian judge allows unvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic to be released from immigration detention amid controversy over his COVID vaccine exemption, we look at how his case has intensified international scrutiny over Australia's inhumane treatment of refugees jailed in the same rundown hotel. "No one is telling us when we get out of this indefinite detention," says Mehdi Ali, an Iranian refugee currently detained by the Australian government at the Park Hotel in Melbourne. We also speak with former Australian soccer player Craig Foster, who advocates for asylum seekers.

Covid-19 vaccine: Why are some athletes so reluctant to get the jab?  

Although still an exception, vaccine hesitancy cases like the tennis star Novak Djokovic, show that athletes are not immune to disinformation, experts say.

Elliott: Australian Open doesn't need Novak Djokovic to put on an intriguing show   32%

The Australian Open was great before Novak Djokovic, and the Grand Slam doesn't need the unvaccinated star to prove its place in the tennis world.

Djokovic holds 80% of Danish biotech developing COVID treatment: CEO   -10%

Tennis champion Novak Djokovic has an 80% stake of Danish biotech firm QuantBioRes, which is aiming to develop a medical treatment to counter COVID-19, the company's chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.

Opinion: Djokovic dropped from Australian Open over vaccine status. It needed to be done  

Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic is finally paying the price for his petulance


Djokovic Returns to Warm Embrace in Home Country of Serbia   25%

Novak Djokovic’s deportation from Australia over his vaccination status could signal future difficulties in his quest to win a record 21st tennis Grand Slam title.

Rafael Nadal Returns to Australian Open With More Modest Expectations   30%

The 20-time Grand Slam tournament champion has cut himself, and even his rival, Novak Djokovic, some slack. “I want to be back on the tour, even if the preparation is not fantastic,” he said.

At the Australian Open, Everyone Not Named Djokovic Is Ready to Star   3%

After Novak Djokovic’s immigration troubles, he is gone, but don’t worry: Plenty of other stars and story lines are ready for the spotlight.

How the Djokovic Affair Finally Came to an End   30%

Novak Djokovic lost to a government with powerful laws, determined to make an example out of him.

As the Australian Open Nears, There Seems to Be Only One Story  

With just days to go before the start of the tournament, some players felt that the Novak Djokovic situation was overshadowing everything else.

If Djokovic Goes, What Happens to the Australian Open Bracket?  

The exit of Novak Djokovic, the No. 1 seed, could have cascading effects on the rest of the men’s draw.

'You are our champion': Deported Djokovic welcomed home to Serbia   31%

Novak Djokovic arrived home in Serbia on Monday after Australia deported the world men's tennis No. 1 for not having a Covid-19 vaccine, a stance jeopardising his quest for a record 21st Grand Slam title. "You are our champion, Novak!" chanted supporters, some waving national flags, outside Belgrade airport. FRANCE 24's Laurent Rouy tells us more.

'Djokovic disaster' haunts Australian Open first day   7%

Deported defending champion Novak Djokovic was thousands of miles away when the Australian Open began on Monday, but his brooding presence and the visa saga that engulfed him loomed large.

Djokovic lands in Serbia after deportation from Australia  

Novak Djokovic arrived in his native Serbia on Monday after being deported from Australia because he was not vaccinated against Covid-19, ending his hopes of defending his Australian Open title. FRANCE 24's Laurent Rouy reports from Belgrade.

Australian Open begins after Djokovic saga   13%

The Australian Open finally began at Melbourne Park on Monday after a chaotic and controversial build-up dominated by the visa saga that engulfed world number one Novak Djokovic.

Mens tennis title up for grabs as Australian Open gets going without Djokovic   13%

The Australian Open finally began at Melbourne Park on Monday after a chaotic and controversial build-up dominated by the visa saga that engulfed world number one Novak Djokovic.