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andyBeaker

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Sent Novak Djokovic packing
Too flipping right….assuming he has been given ‘VIP’ let’s look the other way‘ treatment and, to be fair, it doesn’t appear clear if that has actually happened as yet - if so why wasn’t he put on the first plane back…looks like a bit of a holding pattern at the moment?. Either way he has largely dug the hole for himself spouting off about vaccinations….

If he is deported there is an absolute 100% Beaker Cast Iron Guarantee that he will adopt the position of victim and assume the whole population of the world will be devastated if he says he is never going to play in The Australian Open again.

Australia has hardly covered itself in glory on the ‘incoming celebrity’ issue during the pandemic while Bruce Normal has been unable to return home from overseas.

Maybe, just maybe, possibly…the fact that there is an election shortly might be something to do with the sudden u turn on this….or am I being cynical? Me…never.
 

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His wife is an anti vaxer, been on social media spouting about 5g, chips being injected etc etc.. In other words a fuckin moron
 

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As I see it the Aussie pm is saying that what jocavic says in public doesn’t match what he declared on his visa application. “He has drawn attention to himself so of course we are going to look closely”.

Says everything about ‘entitlement’ that the Serbian pm is demanding jokavic is removed from the quarantine hotel to a private home until his visa appeal is heard.

Different world these people live in. Does anyone really give a stuff if he plays in a tennis tournament?
 

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So who will be the winner - money or country?
 

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Looks like Australian government are sorting out Tennis Australia‘s mess…….

The reaction in Serbia seems totally out of proportion to what is going on here?
 

Duck n Dive

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If they do deport him that'll potentially cause him problems elsewhere and I think he's banned for rentering Australia for at least three years.

Being deported from a country has consequences!

Although I think technically this is an entry refusal rather than deportation.
 

Malone

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There’s a couple other less well known tennistas who have been asked to leave as well.


do you still need a criminal record to be allowed in? :risas3:
 

Duck n Dive

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Interesting reporting in the Aussie press.

Novak is claiming his exemption results from having had a positive test on 16th December.

The deadline from TA for making an application for exemption is reported as 10th December.

If that's right at the deadline he had no grounds for exemption.
 

Malone

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So, about turn forced by judge, and No-vacs Jerkovac is staying in Oz.

is it game, set and match? Or will there be another about turn protest?
 

andyBeaker

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The problem is that the various authorities have been inconsistent so what ever the out come or the rights and wrongs the tennister has the high ground.
 

Duck n Dive

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It really boils down to throughout the pandemic the rich and famous have been able to continue to travel as they wish.

The world of business jet aviation has boomed.
 

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It really boils down to throughout the pandemic the rich and famous have been able to continue to travel as they wish.

The world of business jet aviation has boomed.
I had to chuckle the other day when a group of US PGA tours professional golf it’s we’re talking about reducing the carbon footprint of the tour (which is laudable)…….most of them sport sponsorship logos for ‘NetJets’ on their shirts….the private jet rental business"…….
 
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