Australian GP postponed over quarantine, says minister

Auto Racing Jan 13, 2021

Australian GP postponed over quarantine, says minister

Formula One postponed the Australian Grand Prix from March to November because it would not have been possible for hundreds of team staff to quarantine for 14 days upon their arrival, the sports minister of Victoria state said on Wednesday. The Melbourne race is normally ...

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams to join exhibition in Australia

Tennis Jan 9, 2021

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams to join exhibition in Australia

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams will join Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in an Australian Open warmup exhibition in Adelaide after serving their quarantines in the South Australian city, Tennis Australia (TA) said on Saturday. The "A Day at the Drive" event will take place ...

Australia-India Boxing Day test declared possible COVID-19 hotspot

Cricket Jan 6, 2021

Australia-India Boxing Day test declared possible COVID-19 hotspot

A spectator at Australia's showpiece Boxing Day test against India has tested positive for the new coronavirus, authorities said Wednesday, warning fans seated nearby that they must get tested and isolate. State health authorities said the man in his thirties was not infectious while at ...

Australian Open players to be shifted to new quarantine hotel

Tennis Jan 5, 2021

Australian Open players to be shifted to new quarantine hotel

Australian Open organizers have been forced to tear up a quarantine accommodation plan for international players a month before the Grand Slam following a threat of legal action from apartment owners at a luxury hotel in Melbourne. Tennis Australia and government authorities had arranged for ...