Australia revokes tennis star Novak Djokovic’s visa again

Unvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic on Friday asked an Australian court to block his deportation ahead of the Australian Open after the government cancelled his visa for the second time over COVID-19 entry regulations. Djokovic’s lawyers submitted their request for an injunction late at night, less than three hours after Immigration Minister Alex Hawke used… Read More Australia revokes tennis star Novak Djokovic’s visa again

Andy Murray withdraws from Australian Open due to hip injury

Former world number one Andy Murray withdrew from the Australian Open on Thursday after failing to recover from a hip injury, joining injured Japanese star Kei Nishikori on the sidelines. The 30-year-old suffered the injury last year and has not played on the ATP tour since losing in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon. ​”Sadly I won’t… Read More Andy Murray withdraws from Australian Open due to hip injury

Britain reward sport elites Andy Murray, Mo Farah, others with honours of knighthood

Britain’s sporting elite has been rewarded in a New Year honours list in which Rio Olympic medallists Andy Murray and Mo Farah are made knights and Katherine Grainger and Jessica Ennis-Hill become dames. Olympians and Paralympians make up 10% of the 2017 list, which also includes knighthoods for Kinks frontman Ray Davies, comedian Ken Dodd,… Read More Britain reward sport elites Andy Murray, Mo Farah, others with honours of knighthood

Rio Olympics 2016: Britain’s Andy Murray makes history as he retains tennis championship title

Britain’s Andy Murray added the Rio 2016 Olympic men’s tennis gold medal to his Wimbledon triumph on Sunday, retaining his Olympics championship title. Murray’s stellar year showed no sign of stopping as he successfully defended his title, defeating Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5. The world No. 2 tennis star, who beat… Read More Rio Olympics 2016: Britain’s Andy Murray makes history as he retains tennis championship title