Novak Djokovic faced deportation after the Australian government canceled his visa for the second time. tennis news


Novak Djokovic’s visa has been canceled

Novak Djokovic faced deportation after the Australian government canceled his visa for the second time.

The world number 1 player waits as a judge reversed a preliminary decision on Monday to find out whether Immigration Minister Alex Hawke will use his powers to reinstate the sentence.

Just before 6pm (7pm UK time) on Friday, Hawke issued a statement saying he had decided to send Djokovic home “on the basis of health and good order”.

Hawke said: ‘Today I exercised my authority under section 133c(3) of the Migration Act to cancel a visa held by Mr. Novak Djokovic on grounds of health and good order, on the grounds that it is in the public interest to do so. Was.

Novak Djokovic has admitted to an 'error of judgment' by participating in an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing positive for COVID-19 last month

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Novak Djokovic has admitted to an ‘error of judgment’ by participating in an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing positive for COVID-19 last month

Novak Djokovic has admitted to an ‘error of judgment’ by participating in an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing positive for COVID-19 last month

“The decision follows Federal Circuit and Family Court orders of January 10, 2022, reversing an earlier decision based on procedural fairness.

“In making this decision, I have carefully considered information provided to me by the Home Office, the Australian Border Force and Mr. Djokovic.

“The Morrison Government is strongly committed to protecting Australia’s borders, particularly in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Novak Djokovic – Events Revealed

January 4 – Djokovic announces that he will travel to Australia on a “waiver clearance”.
January 5 – While Djokovic is in the air, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the athlete will be on the “next plane home” if he cannot provide “acceptable proof” that his waiver is valid.
Acting Sports Minister Zala Pulford insisted that the local government in Victoria, where the Australian Open is taking place, would not support Djokovic’s visa application.
The world number one player arrives at Melbourne airport at around 11:30 pm local time.
January 6 – At around 3.15 pm, Djokovic’s father reports that his son is being held in solitary confinement at Melbourne airport.
At 5 a.m., Goran Ivancevic posted a photo of himself and another member of Djokovic’s squad on social media, apparently waiting for the world No.
At around 8.15 a.m. local time, it was confirmed that Djokovic’s visa had been rejected by Australian border forces.
Djokovic was taken to a quarantine hotel while his legal team appealed for visa cancellations.
The appeal against the cancellation of his visa is adjourned until Monday (January 10) morning Australian time.
January 7 – Australian Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews said Djokovic was “free to go at any time” and was not being detained.
Djokovic broke the silence in an Instagram post on Friday, thanking his fans for their “continued support”.
January 8 – Submissions by Djokovic’s lawyers on Saturday reveal a positive COVID-19 test in December.
January 9 – Home Secretary Andrews requests a delay of the hearing until Wednesday (January 12), which is denied by Judge Anthony Kelly.
Australian government lawyers argued that Djokovic was not assured that he would be allowed to enter the country on his medical exemption.
January 10 – Djokovic wins on appeal. Judge Anthony Kelly overturned the visa cancellation and ordered the Australian government to pay court costs and release Djokovic from detention.
Djokovic confirmed on social media that he is determined to compete at the Australian Open.
January 12 – Djokovic admits to Instagram that he made an “error of judgment” while participating in an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing positive for COVID-19 last month.
January 13 – Djokovic draws Miomir Kekmanovic in the first round as visa decision looms
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“I thank the Home Office and Australian Border Force officers who work every day to serve Australia’s interests in an increasingly challenging operational environment. »

Novak Djokovic – Events Revealed

January 4 – Djokovic announces that he will travel to Australia on a “waiver clearance”.
January 5 – While Djokovic is in the air, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the athlete will be on the “next plane home” if he cannot provide “acceptable proof” that his waiver is valid.
Acting Sports Minister Zala Pulford insisted that the local government in Victoria, where the Australian Open is taking place, would not support Djokovic’s visa application.
The world number one player arrives at Melbourne airport at around 11:30 pm local time.
January 6 – At around 3.15 pm, Djokovic’s father reports that his son is being held in solitary confinement at Melbourne airport.
At 5 a.m., Goran Ivancevic posted a photo of himself and another member of Djokovic’s squad on social media, apparently waiting for the world No.
At around 8.15 a.m. local time, it was confirmed that Djokovic’s visa had been rejected by Australian border forces.
Djokovic was taken to a quarantine hotel while his legal team appealed for visa cancellations.
The appeal against the cancellation of his visa is adjourned until Monday (January 10) morning Australian time.
January 7 – Australian Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews said Djokovic was “free to go at any time” and was not being detained.
Djokovic broke the silence in an Instagram post on Friday, thanking his fans for their “continued support”.
January 8 – Submissions by Djokovic’s lawyers on Saturday reveal a positive COVID-19 test in December.
January 9 – Home Secretary Andrews requests a delay of the hearing until Wednesday (January 12), which is denied by Judge Anthony Kelly.
Australian government lawyers argued that Djokovic was not assured that he would be allowed to enter the country on his medical exemption.
January 10 – Djokovic wins on appeal. Judge Anthony Kelly overturned the visa cancellation and ordered the Australian government to pay court costs and release Djokovic from detention.
Djokovic confirmed on social media that he is determined to compete at the Australian Open.
January 12 – Djokovic admits to Instagram that he made an “error of judgment” while participating in an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing positive for COVID-19 last month.
January 14 – Novak Djokovic faces deportation after the Australian government revoked his visa for the second time.
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