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Novak Djokovic held up in Melbourne airport with visa issue after receiving vaccine exemption entry for Australian Open

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Novak Djokovic has landed in Melbourne but is still awaiting permission to enter the country to compete at the Australian Open. His team had applied for a visa that does not allow for medical exemptions. The Victorian government says it will not support the application, putting his fate in the hands of the federal government and Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
7 months ago·Melbourne, Australia

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The Guardian

Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open participation in doubt over visa row

World No 1 Novak Djokovic was held up at passport control in Melbourne amid spiralling outcry over his controversial ‘medical exemption’ to play in the tournament

7 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

Novak Djokovic being held in police-guarded room upon arrival in Australia, father says

Novak Djokovic is being held in a room with police out front after landing in Melbourne for the Australian Open, his father said Wednesday amid reports that a visa mix-up could jeopardize the top-ranked Serb's entry into the country.

7 months ago·Canada
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The Hindu

Novak Djokovic reportedly denied entry to Australia after mix-up in visa application

According to a media report, Djokovic had landed on Wednesday before midnight local time at Tullamarine Airport, but his entry was delayed because of a mistake with his visa application.

7 months ago·India
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The Independent

Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open participation in fresh doubt over visa issues

State government in Australia is not supporting his visa application to compete in Melbourne

7 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Express

Novak Djokovic set to miss Australian Open as Serb to fly home after having visa rejected

NOVAK DJOKOVIC's visa to enter Australian has been rejected and the Serbian will fly out of the country on Thursday.

7 months ago·United Kingdom
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Associated Press News

Novak Djokovic denied entry to Australia, has visa canceled

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was denied entry into Australia and had his visa canceled after arriving in Melbourne late Wednesday to defend his title at the season-opening tennis major.

7 months ago·United States
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