Australian Open: Ronaldo-inspired crowd chant leaves Murray ‘incredibly irritated’
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Australian Open: Ronaldo-inspired crowd chant leaves Murray ‘incredibly irritated’

For moments during his riveting opening round win on Tuesday at the Australian Open, Andy Murray was under the impression that he was being booed by a section…

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Australia leaves door open for Djokovic to play at next year’s Australian Open
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Australia leaves door open for Djokovic to play at next year’s Australian Open

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has left the door open for Novak Djokovic to compete at next year’s Australian Open despite the tennis superstar facing an automatic three-year…

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Djokovic flies out of Australia after losing court appeal
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Djokovic flies out of Australia after losing court appeal

Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic flew out of Australia on Sunday after a court upheld the government’s decision to cancel his visa, capping days of drama over the country’s…

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Djokovic loses deportation appeal in Australia
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Djokovic loses deportation appeal in Australia

Novak Djokovic’s hopes of playing at the Australian Open were dashed Sunday after a court dismissed the top-ranked tennis star’s appeal against a deportation order. Three Federal Court…

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Key moments in Novak Djokovic’s Australian saga
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Key moments in Novak Djokovic’s Australian saga

World tennis number one Novak Djokovic’s bid to win a record-breaking 21 men’s Grand Slam titles at the Australian Open without a COVID-19 vaccination hangs in the balance…

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Djokovic included in Australian Open draw as visa decision looms
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Djokovic included in Australian Open draw as visa decision looms

Tennis world No.1 Novak Djokovic was included in the Australian Open official draw on Thursday, although uncertainty remained about whether the government will cancel the top seed’s visa…

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Australian Open: Djokovic wins court case, Australian judge orders release from detention
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Australian Open: Djokovic wins court case, Australian judge orders release from detention

An Australian judge ruled on Monday (Jan 10) that Novak Djokovic be released from immigration detention, finding the government’s decision to revoke the tennis star’s visa to enter…

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Australian Open: Embattled Djokovic had COVID-19 a month ago
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Australian Open: Embattled Djokovic had COVID-19 a month ago

Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic contracted COVID-19 last month but was not experiencing symptoms and had written clearance from Australia’s immigration department before travelling to the country…

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World No. 1 tennis player, Djokovic housed with asylum seekers in Australian hotel
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World No. 1 tennis player, Djokovic housed with asylum seekers in Australian hotel

The detention of world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic has drawn attention to the plight of scores of asylum seekers who are housed in the same Australian…

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Factbox: Australian hotel where Novak Djokovic is being kept
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Factbox: Australian hotel where Novak Djokovic is being kept

World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic was denied entry into Australia on Thursday after authorities said he did not meet COVID-19 vaccination requirements.  Soon after the decision, he was…

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World No. 1 tennis star, Djokovic faces deportation from Australia
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World No. 1 tennis star, Djokovic faces deportation from Australia

World No. 1 men’s tennis player Novak Djokovic was denied entry into Australia on Thursday (Jan 6) amid a storm of protest about a decision to grant him a medical…

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Australian Open: Djokovic stuck at airport
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Australian Open: Djokovic stuck at airport

Novak Djokovic was left stranded at an Australian airport overnight, caught in a political maelstrom over whether to honour the World No. 1’s medical exemption from vaccine requirements or send…

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Rafa Nadal tests positive for COVID-19
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Rafa Nadal tests positive for COVID-19

Rafa Nadal said on Monday he had tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from his comeback appearance at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship exhibition event in Abu Dhabi…

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Chinese tennis star Peng denies she made accusation of sexual assault
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Chinese tennis star Peng denies she made accusation of sexual assault

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai said on Sunday that she had never accused anyone of sexually assaulting her, and that a social media post she had made early…

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D’Warriors Boss, A force to reckon with in scrabble-Champion Of Champions Organisers
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D’Warriors Boss, A force to reckon with in scrabble-Champion Of Champions Organisers

TAYO OGUNSEYE  As the countdown to arguably the biggest scrabble tournament in the South-South region comes to an end, organisers of the Champion of Champions tournament have described…

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Breaking! Women’s Tennis Association suspends tournaments in China over Peng Shuai
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Breaking! Women’s Tennis Association suspends tournaments in China over Peng Shuai

The Women’s Tennis Association has announced the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China amid concern for Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai. Peng disappeared from public view for…

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Former NBBF president’s allies deny alleged embezzlement of Kwese sponsorship fund
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Former NBBF president’s allies deny alleged embezzlement of Kwese sponsorship fund

Members of the Nigeria Basketball Accountability Group have described as blatant falsehood and fake news, the recent report alleging the embezzlement of $2.2million of Kwese Sponsorship money by…

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Italy reach last eight in Davis Cup Finals, wins for Russia and Britain
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Italy reach last eight in Davis Cup Finals, wins for Russia and Britain

Favourites Russia Tennis Federation opened their Davis Cup Finals campaign with a resounding victory over Ecuador, Britain began with a win against France and Italy eased into the…

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Nigerian born Agbaji scores 18 points, No. 4 Kansas tops North Texas 71-59
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Nigerian born Agbaji scores 18 points, No. 4 Kansas tops North Texas 71-59

Ochai Agbaji had 18 points and Christian Braun added 16 as No. 4 Kansas beat North Texas 71-59 in the first round of the ESPN Events Invitational on…

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Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai tells IOC president she is safe during video call
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Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai tells IOC president she is safe during video call

The International Olympics Committee said Sunday (Nov 21) its president had had a 30-minute video call with Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, as international pressure mounted for information…

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Tennis Peng Shuai appears at China tennis event, organiser photos show
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Tennis Peng Shuai appears at China tennis event, organiser photos show

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, whose whereabouts have been a matter of international concern for weeks, attended a tennis tournament in Beijing on Sunday, according to official photos…

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