Djokovic goes from greatest to anti-vax icon

Djokovic goes from greatest to anti-vax icon

The Australian government says that just as Djokovic is used by sponsors to flog cars and watches,his presence here was promoting a reckless health message.

  • byChip Le Grand

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McGree transfer highlights Australia’s lowly place in football’s pecking order

McGree transfer highlights Australia’s lowly place in football’s pecking order

How did Charlotte FC make millions off Riley McGree,a player who’ll never wear their colours – and why didn’t Adelaide United,the club who produced him,make more? The answer is simple,straightforward,and a little sobering for Australian soccer.

  • byVince Rugari
Cricketing great and churlish statesman:Virat Kohli a contrast to the end
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Cricketing great and churlish statesman:Virat Kohli a contrast to the end

Hot-blooded,strong-willed and without peer as an India captain,Virat Kohli has had enough of leadership.

  • byMalcolm Conn
Are we learning to ‘live with the virus’ or surrendering to it?

Are we learning to ‘live with the virus’ or surrendering to it?

Some scientists are warning we may be underestimating the potential for the virus to do more damage.

  • byJoel Achenbach
Immaculate deception:Cummins highlights why it has been a blessed summer for bowlers
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Immaculate deception:Cummins highlights why it has been a blessed summer for bowlers

Pat Cummins’ performance on day two in Hobart was another celebration of this marvellously rebalanced summer.

  • byMalcolm Conn
Head channels Lehmann in counter-punch on green-top
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Head channels Lehmann in counter-punch on green-top

Travis Head’s unbridled aggression stopped England’s Hobart resurgence in the same way he turned the Gabba Test.

  • byDaniel Brettig
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The only real winner in the Novak Djokovic saga? His competition

The only real winner in the Novak Djokovic saga? His competition

Barring a successful legal challenge,three of Djokovic’s rivals will be smiling from ear to ear.

  • bySam Phillips
Djokovic saga an unforced error of colossal proportions

Djokovic saga an unforced error of colossal proportions

Novak Djokovic’s visa cancellation might be popular but will damage Australia’s reputation for years to come.

  • byMatthew Knott
The political cost of letting Djokovic stay was too high for Morrison

The political cost of letting Djokovic stay was too high for Morrison

Sending a wealthy tennis star home after he breached visa entry rules made too much sense for a country whose citizens have paid a high price in the pandemic.

  • byDavid Crowe
How Alex Ferguson led Justin Langer astray
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How Alex Ferguson led Justin Langer astray

Justin Langer spent most of his four-year tenure trying to be a football coach of the national cricket side. It was an uncomfortable fit.

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Severing ties was the only option for Citizen Andrew
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Severing ties was the only option for Citizen Andrew

In announcing that Prince Andrew’s “military affiliations and Royal patronages have been returned to the Queen”,Buckingham Palace made clear that they will never be returned.

  • byCamilla Tominey