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The court hearing Novak Djokovic’s appeal in Melbourne has ruled that the player should be removed from the Park Hotel in Carlton during the hearing, while Judge Anthony Kelly has expressed agitation over the rejection of Djokovic’s medical exemption. The Federal Circuit Court of Australia is hearing Djokovic’s appeal against a decision to refuse the […]

The Australian government had not given tennis star Novak Djokovic an assurance that a medical exemption he said he had to enter Australia without COVID-19 vaccination would be accepted, government lawyers said in a court filing ahead of a hearing on Monday. Djokovic’s legal team has said the Serbian player had an assessment from the […]

There are reportedly just two clubs left in the running to secure Philippe Coutinho’s signature this month – and it has been claimed a decision on the Barcelona exile’s future could be revealed on Friday. The 29-year-old has been offered to a number of Premier League clubs with Barcelona keen to lose his and other […]

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta insists he remains ‘really committed’ to Thomas Tuchel’s side despite uncertainty over his long-term future at Stamford Bridge. Azpilicueta, 32, recently entered the final six months of his current Blues deal, meaning he is now eligible to negotiate a free move abroad under the Bosman ruling. The Spain right-back, who has […]

Lawyers for Novak Djokovic have mounted a legal challenge against Australia’s decision to refuse him entry after federal officials overruled a state vaccine exemption for the tennis star that sparked a national uproar. The tennis star, due to contest the Australian Open this month, offered insufficient proof to enter the country under current pandemic rules, […]

Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea looked set for a titanic three-way Premier League title tussle just over two weeks ago but it is now beginning to look like a one-horse race. The three clubs were separated by just two points before matches kicked off on December 14. Fast forward to the end of the month […]

U.S. officials said that Washington’s “diplomatic boycott” of the Beijing Olympics will remain in place, with no high-level official spectators, though there are plans to send consular and diplomatic security support staff. China’s Foreign Ministry on Monday had derided the boycott as a “farce,” saying it had received visa applications from U.S. personnel for the […]

Former Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau United Football Club of Jos has been thrown into mourning mood following the dead of its Head Coach, Audu Isah Pele. Pele, who died Wednesday afternoon at his residence along Ali Kazaure, was hospitalized at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital Jos, before he was discharged Monday this week. […]

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai on Sunday denied ever making sexual assault allegations against a former Chinese government official, Reuters reported. Peng, a former doubles champion, has made few public appearances since writing a now-deleted social media post accusing the former vice president Zhang Gaoli of forcing her to have sex with him despite repeated […]

Mohamed Salah has been ignored from the FIFA FIFPRO World XI 23-man list as Ronaldo and Messi made it The likes of N’Golo Kante, Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku are among the Premier League players selected , Liverpool are currently occupying second position on the Premier League table and Mohamed Salah has been impressive. Source […]

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