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Novak Djokovic, premier of Australia put brakes on participation in the Australian Open: "If the vaccine exemption is not justified, he goes home."

by Oui on Wed Jan 5th, 2022 at 01:51:46 PM EST
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by Oui on Wed Jan 5th, 2022 at 11:15:53 PM EST
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Arrogance may work well on the court, but not in the court of public opinion ...

by Oui on Wed Jan 5th, 2022 at 11:17:06 PM EST
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Novak Djokovic threatens legal action after visa refusal leaves him stranded | The Age |

And this from Tennis Australia on #AusOpen statement.

Timeline Tennis concerns, Victorian administration bending and the Federal government putting it's foot down. No sporters exemption through waivers. Djokovics may have had the infection twice and have some natural immunity to the virus.

This from the Victorian government on Novak's exemption approval 👀 - here.

Backlash all around rising above sports interests and the feats of a 20 time Grand Slam champion.

by Oui on Thu Jan 6th, 2022 at 08:17:13 AM EST
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Djokovic has been vocally opposed to COVID-19 vaccinations, and has refused to confirm whether or not he is vaccinated. Early in 2020 Djokovic himself organized a tennis tournament that caused a coronavirus outbreak angering many for troubling disregard of health rules.

On Instagram, Serbia's President Aleksandar Vučić vowed to "fight" for Djokovic to be able to enter Australia, and said he would use all diplomatic avenues available to Serbia to help the player.

by Oui on Thu Jan 6th, 2022 at 08:19:13 AM EST
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Novak Djokovic: refugees hope tennis star's hotel detention will cast light on their 'torture'
The Australian Border Force has been using Carlton's Park Hotel in Melbourne as an ad-hoc detention centre for refugees since December 2020. Many of the refugees and asylum seekers have been held in detention for up to nine years, with the Park Hotel only their most recent location after being transported from Nauru for medical reasons.
archived a great man and a sportsman
by Cat on Fri Jan 7th, 2022 at 02:29:37 AM EST
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Croat or Serb?

by Oui on Fri Jan 7th, 2022 at 06:36:11 AM EST
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Investigation launched after fires break out at Melbourne detention hotel | Dec. 23, 2021 |

by Oui on Fri Jan 7th, 2022 at 10:24:01 PM EST
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by Oui on Mon Jan 10th, 2022 at 03:46:59 PM EST
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Football entrance if Ajax Amsterdam cut shirt their training stage in Portugal due to a Corona outbreak in the team.

It is not permitted have infected persons on a passenger flight whether by charter or private jet. Although separate as a group, the team left Portugal and has returned to Amsterdam waiting for new virus issues. Damn sporters, too much profit and wealth to adhere to rules of the common man.

How Ajax thinks the corona guidelines are not for them | Het Parool |

by Oui on Fri Jan 7th, 2022 at 06:58:40 AM EST
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