Tag: Australia

Tennis star, Djokovic, loses deportation appeal in Australia

Novak Djokovic said he was disappointed that a court on Sunday dismissed his challenge to a deportation order and accepted his hopes of playing at the Australian Open were dashed. The top-ranked tennis star released a statement shortly after three Federal Court judges unanimously upheld a decision made on Friday[Read More…]

Dutch FA Announces Hiddink As National Team Manager; Nistelrooy & Blind Named As Assistants

The Dutch FA (KNVB) has announced Guus Hiddink as manager of the Netherland’s national team after months of speculation. This will be the 67-year’s second spell in charge of the Dutch national team. Ruud van Nistelrooy and Danny Blind have also been announced as assistants for Hiddink. A two years[Read More…]

Same-Sex Couples Flock To Australia’s Capital To Wed

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Gay and lesbian couples from around Australia joined in fragile marriages in Canberra on Saturday under the nation’s beleaguered same-sex union laws that face a challenge in the courts within a week. The hastily-arranged ceremonies held under blue summer skies were bitter-sweet occasions for some couples who[Read More…]