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‘Circus’ that could have been avoided: tennis world reacts to Djokovic decision
Martina Navratilova responded to Novak Djokovic’s release from immigration detention on Monday by saying the “unbelievable” chain of events could have been avoided if he had simply been vaccinated

Guardian sport and agencies

10, Jan, 2022 @1:22 PM

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‘I am not vaccinated’: Novak Djokovic’s interview transcript with Australian Border Force
Exchanges at the airport shows how the world men’s tennis No 1 contended with the cancellation of his visa

Guardian sport

10, Jan, 2022 @12:43 PM

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Sam Billings puts in the miles to pitch up for unexpected England Test debut | Ali Martin
In another era the Kent wicketkeeper-batsman might have played much more red-ball cricket but he is relishing a likely Test debut in Hobart

Ali Martin in Hobart

10, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘Heartbreaking’: refugees left behind while Novak Djokovic’s supporters celebrate court win
As the tennis star’s fans partied, refugee advocates were left to hope the attention Djokovic had drawn to the detention hotel would help their cause

Cait Kelly

10, Jan, 2022 @10:33 AM

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Djokovic wins in court, but Australia’s government can still use its nuclear option to deport him
Australia’s immigration minister has what some call ‘god-like powers’ to cancel visas on a broad range of grounds

Paul Karp

10, Jan, 2022 @9:23 AM

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Carson Wentz’s epic meltdown throws the Colts’ whole future into doubt
The Colts entrusted their playoff hopes in their quarterback’s hands and catastrophe ensued. Even by the standards of the finest Wentz-ings, this was special

Oliver Connolly

10, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Novak Djokovic: judge asks what more tennis star could have done to prove vaccination exemption
Judge says he is ‘agitated’ that Australian officials did not accept exemption document from Covid vaccination provided by world No 1

Paul Karp

10, Jan, 2022 @5:57 AM

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AFLW loses two of its brightest stars for rest of season due to knee injuries
The AFLW will be without two of its biggest stars for the rest of the season after scans confirmed the worst-case scenarios for Isabel Huntington and Bri Davey

Guardian sport

10, Jan, 2022 @5:41 AM

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Erin Jackson’s Olympic dream back on after friend Brittany Bowe gives up spot
Brittany Bowe has given up her Olympic spot in the 500 meters, allowing Erin Jackson – ranked No 1 in the world in the 500 – to make the US team after all

Guardian sport and agencies

09, Jan, 2022 @10:56 PM

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Australian government lawyers say Novak Djokovic was never assured of entry to Australia
Court filing before Monday’s hearing says there is no such thing as an assurance of entry for a non-citizen and Djokovic’s visa could be cancelled again even if he wins in court

Paul Karp, Guardian sport and agencies

09, Jan, 2022 @7:49 PM

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Leicester’s winning run comes to a surprise end against weakened Wasps
Wasps beat the league leaders 16-13, fly-half Jimmy Gopperth kicking the hosts to victory and denying Leicester a record-equalling 16th straight win

Robert Kitson at Coventry Building Society Arena

09, Jan, 2022 @7:26 PM

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The last-ditch, non-result, dead-rubber draw: there’s nothing like this | Barney Ronay
How to explain the denouement of this supposedly dead-rubber Test? Try this: life moves pretty fast, but the clocks stopped on day five at the SCG

Barney Ronay

09, Jan, 2022 @5:22 PM

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