Australian Open live: Nick Kyrgios shafted in second round blow

Nick Kyrgios is facing an added obstacle ahead of his clash with Daniil Medvedev after a rowdy outburst during his opening win. Nick Kyrgios faces world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev tonight and the Aussie will be hoping to put on a show even if he is the underdog against last year’s US Open champion. Fellow … Read more

Australian Open live: French star Ugo Humbert tests positive to Covid-19

After being knocked out of the Australian Open in a shock first round upset, Ugo Humbert’s tour down under has just gotten worse. Day three of the Australian Open is here and locals were treated to Ash Barty lighting up Centre Court again. The Queenslander progressed to the third round after sweeping aside Italian qualifier … Read more

Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Deported From Australia After Losing Visa Battle

Australian officials have deported Novak Djokovic after the tennis star, who is unvaccinated against Covid-19, lost his final bid to stay in the country to play as the No. 1 seed in the Australian Open and defend his title. What do you think? “He probably could have faked it since no one knows what a … Read more

Crowd loves ballkid’s priceless reaction after being hit by Kyrgios thunderbolt

A ball kid’s reaction to being hit by Australian Nick Kyrgios’ serve has caused the crowd to erupt in laughter. A ballkid had a priceless reaction to being hit by Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios’ serve during his opening round match against Liam Broady at the Australian Open. Kyrgios brought out his entire bag of … Read more

Australian Open 2022: Order of play for day two, including Emma Raducanu start time

What Brits are in action and when? All first round matches Harriet Dart v Iga Swiatek (Tuesday)  Dart has perhaps the toughest draw of all of the Brits, and faces 2020 French Open champion Swiatek, ranked 8th, in the first round. Swiatek reached the semi-final in Adelaide last week and looks in formidable form. Liam … Read more

Australian Open live: Tennis stunned by ‘never seen before’ drama

Tennis fans didn’t know what to make of an incredible match that saw one star accused of a petty act to avoid more embarrasment. Day two of the Australian Open is here and there are plenty of big names to keep an eye on. Ash Barty blasted her way into the second round on Monday … Read more

Covid latest news: UK will have ‘flu-type’ relationship with coronavirus by end of the year, says Government adviser

Downing Street said Boris Johnson commuted between Chequers and No 10 during March 2020 as his wife was pregnant and it was safer for the couple to be away from London. The Prime Minister’s official spokesman was asked about reporting by news website Tortoise that alleged Mr Johnson had commuted between his country residence and … Read more

Novak Djokovic could be barred from French Open

First Australia, now France? Tennis star Novak Djokovic could be barred from playing at the French Open after lawmakers backed a law requiring anyone wanting to enter sports arenas and other public venues to have been vaccinated against coronavirus. Djokovic is not vaccinated. As soon as the vaccine pass plan officially becomes law, its use … Read more

Foreign sports stars must be jabbed to compete in France – minister

Professional athletes will have to be vaccinated or recently recovered from COVID to participate in competitions in France, the health minister stressed, a month ahead of the Six Nations rugby tournament. French lawmakers approved on Sunday evening a law transforming the COVID health pass into a vaccine pass. This means only vaccinated people, or people … Read more

Tennis star’s deportation exposes Australian border debate

MELBOURNE – Weary after two years of some of the harshest COVID-19 border restrictions in the world, many Australians wanted tennis star Novak Djokovic kicked out of their country for traveling to a tennis tournament without being vaccinated. But the backdrop to the government’s tough line on the defending Australian Open champion — and Prime … Read more