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Australian Open 2022: Defending Champion Novak Djokovic Fights Deportation

Jan 06, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic will spend at least another night in immigration detention, probably even the weekend, with his chances of playing in this month’s Australian Open in limbo. His visa was canceled by the Australian Border Force.

AUS Vs ENG, 4th Ashes Test: Usman Khawaja, Stuart Broad Achieve Milestones - Day 2 Stats

Jan 06, 2022 Syed Pervez Qaiser

Playing his first Test since 2019 and only in the team because of Travis Head's positive test for COVID-19, Usman Khawaja made the most of the opportunity. He scored 137 from 260 balls.


Novak Djokovic Controversy: Rafael Nadal Reacts, Says There Are 'Consequences' For What We Do

Novak Djokovic was granted a medical exemption to compete in the Australian Open 2021 but his visa for entry into Australia was revoked in the early hours of Thursday, local time, and he was detained.

AUS Vs ENG, Ashes, 4th Test: England 13/0 After Usman Khawaja's Ton Powers Australia To 416/8 Decl - Highlights

Jan 05, 2022 Koushik Paul

Get here day 2 highlights of the fourth Ashes Test between Australia and England. AUS have already retained the Ashes and lead the five-Test series 3-0.


Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic Stuck In Melbourne Airport After Visa Faux Pas

The medical exemption allowed Novak Djokovic to compete in Australian Open 2022 regardless of his vaccination status for COVID-19, but it wasn't everything the Serbian needed to enter Australia.

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05 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic Gets 'Special Treatment,' Sparks Debate

Associated Press (AP)

The medical exemption allows Novak Djokovic entry to the season-opening Grand Slam tournament, the Australia Open, regardless of his vaccination status for COVID-19, a subject he has declined to clarify.


04 January, 2022

AUS Vs ENG, Ashes, 4th Test: Australia Finish At 126/3 In Rain-Interrupted Day 1 - Highlights

Koushik Paul

Get here Day 1 highlights of the fourth Ashes Test between Australia and England. Only 46.5 overs were possible on the day. AUS lead the five-Test series 3-0.


04 January, 2022

Australian Domestic Leagues Hit By COVID-19 Outbreaks; BBL Fixtures Altered

PTI

While two matches of the Women's National Cricket League were postponed till March due to border closures after a spike in COVID-19 cases, the Big Bash League 2021-22 also bore the brunt of COVID outbreak.


03 January, 2022

Ashes 2021-22: Stuart Broad’s Limited Usage By England ‘Surprises’ Australian Steve Smith

Associated Press (AP)

England, who had already lost the Ashes 2021-22 series to Australia after losing the first three matches, have been heavily criticised for their selection of players in the ongoing series.


02 January, 2022

Will Novak Djokovic Play Australian Open 2022 - New Year, Same Old Question

Associated Press (AP)

Players must be vaccinated or have a medical exemption in order to play in the Australian Open. Novak has continually refused to reveal if he is vaccinated against COVID-19.


02 January, 2022

ICC U-19 World Cup 2022: Australia Name Two Indian-Origin Cricketers In 15-Member Squad

Outlook Web Bureau

Nivethan Radhakrishnan and Harkirat Singh Bajwa are the two Indian-origin players in the Australia squad for the ICC U-19 World Cup 2022. The tournament starts on January 14 in West Indies.


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02 January, 2022

AUS Vs ENG, Ashes: England Head Coach Chris Silverwood Tests Positive For COVID-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Chris Silverwood was already due to miss fourth Australia vs England, Ashes Test in Sydney having entered quarantine after one of his family members was tested positive for coronavirus.


01 January, 2022

ATP Cup 2022: Spain, Argentina Register Easy Victories In Tournament Openers On Day 1

Associated Press (AP)

Argentina's Diego Schwartzman and Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut led their respective teams to victory on the opening day of ATP Cup 2022 in Sydney. Both Spain and Argentina won by identical 3-0 margins.


30 December, 2021

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Tests Positive For COVID-19, In Doubt For Australian Open

Associated Press (AP)

The 30-year-old Russian, who had arrived in Australia on Tuesday, is isolating after testing positive for COVID-19. She revealed that she was fully vaccinated yet contracted the virus.


30 December, 2021

AUS Vs ENG: Chris Silverwood To Miss Fourth Ashes Test In Sydney Due To COVID-19 Close Contact

Associated Press (AP)

England head coach Chris Silverwood will have to isolate himself for 10 days in Melbourne. The number of COVID-19 cases in the visiting England camp grew to seven. The 4th Ashes Test starts in Sydney on January 5.


30 December, 2021

Australian Open 2022: World No.1 Novak Djokovic’s Grand Slam Participation Still In Doubt

PTI

It is worth noting that all spectators, staff and players at the Australian Open 2022 need to be double-vaccinated or have a medical exemption. Novak Djokovic, meanwhile, hasn't disclosed his vaccination status.


29 December, 2021

ATP Cup 2022: Novak Djokovic Withdraws From Team Event Ahead Of Australian Open

Associated Press (AP)

No reason was given but Novak Djokovic has declined to comment on his vaccination status in recent months and Australia's strict regulations require all players, officials and fans to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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29 December, 2021

AUS Vs ENG: After Ashes 2021-22 Debacle, Ian Bell Wants Restoration Of ECB's Selection Panel

PTI

Former England batter Ian Bell felt that ECB should bring back the post of the chief selector which was made redundant as part of a restructuring process. Bell said the recent England team selection in the ongoing Ashes has been 'very internal'.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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