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Djokovic leaves Australia after losing deportation appeal

Djokovic leaves Australia after losing deportation appeal

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic left Australia on Sunday evening after losing his final bid to avoid deportation and play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated for COVID-19. A court earlier unanimously dismissed the No.
No title defense for No. 1: Djokovic deported from Australia

No title defense for No. 1: Djokovic deported from Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Instead of starting the defense of his Australian Open title on Monday, Novak Djokovic was on his way home, a stunning and unprecedented end to his run of success at Melbourne Park.
Chinese city lifts some restrictions after 3-week lockdown

Chinese city lifts some restrictions after 3-week lockdown

BEIJING (AP) — State media are reporting the Chinese city of Xi’an has gradually begun lifting restrictions after over three weeks of lockdown as authorities sought to stamp out a local outbreak.
Ottawa Senators score five times in 3rd period, rally for 6-4 victory over Oilers

Ottawa Senators score five times in 3rd period, rally for 6-4 victory over Oilers

EDMONTON — Scoring five third-period goals may not be the usual game plan, but it was the perfect path to a win for the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.
Late surge keeps Henley ahead of Matsuyama, Canada's Svensson at Sony Open

Late surge keeps Henley ahead of Matsuyama, Canada's Svensson at Sony Open

HONOLULU (AP) — Russell Henley had the lowest 36-hole score of his career on a course where he won his first PGA Tour event, and he knew better to expect everything to fall into place.
Mikheyev scores with 3:15 left to lift Leafs past Blues 6-5

Mikheyev scores with 3:15 left to lift Leafs past Blues 6-5

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ilya Mikheyev scored the go-ahead goal with 3:15 remaining, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 6-5 victory over St. Louis on Saturday night.
Pascal Siakam has triple-double, Raptors beat Bucks 103-96

Pascal Siakam has triple-double, Raptors beat Bucks 103-96

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 30 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his second career triple-double and the Toronto Raptors overcame an early 15-point deficit to beat the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 103-96 on Saturday night.
Verdict soon in Djokovic's deportation case in Australia

Verdict soon in Djokovic's deportation case in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A court hearing for tennis star Novak Djokovic’s appeal against deportation in Australia ended Sunday and a verdict was expected within hours.
Ex-Alabama QB Jay Barker charged with domestic violence

Ex-Alabama QB Jay Barker charged with domestic violence

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Alabama quarterback Jay Barker, who is married to country music singer Sara Evans, was arrested Saturday on a felony domestic violence charge, Tennessee authorities said.

Pacific FC captain Jamar Dixon back for 2022 season with CPL champion

LANGFORD, B.C. — Jamar Dixon, who captained Pacific FC to the Canadian Premier League championship last season, is staying put. Pacific said Saturday that the 32-year-old midfielder from Ottawa will be back for the 2022 season.