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Novak Djokovic breaks silence on Australian visa row, thanks fans for supporting

Novak Djokovic’s vaccination exemption for the Australian Open was overturned on Wednesday.© AFP Novak Djokovic on Friday thanked people “around the world” for their support as he was dramatically denied entry to Australia over his COVID-19 vaccine status. The world number one men’s tennis player, awaiting an appeal at the detention facility in Melbourne, said […]

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic Condemns Novak Djokovic’s “Political Witch Hunt” at Australian Open Row over Vaccine Waiver

Novak Djokovic is the victim of a “political witch hunt”, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic claimed on Thursday as fans in Belgrade rallied in support of the embattled tennis star after Australian authorities revoked his entry visa. Lawyers for the world number one player are appealing the 34-year-old’s decision, failing which he will be deported from […]

Australian official denies Novak Djokovic’s claim of vaccine ‘blackmail’

Novak Djokovic has declined to say whether he has received a vaccine against Kovid.© AFP Novak Djokovic is not being “blackmailed” by Australian Open organizers, a senior official said on Wednesday, adding that requiring players to be vaccinated was about safety. The 34-year-old world number one will bid for a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title […]