Djokovic has repeatedly refused to disclose his vaccination status and intimated he would not play if the vaccine ruling was enforced
Prime Minister Morrison had unveiled the statue at the Australian Indian Community Centre in Rowville on Friday as part of a celebration of 75 years of India's Independence
The email to players from the women's governing body was leaked and contradicts officials earlier statements implying unvaccinated players would not be granted visas.
The five-Test Ashes series will start in Brisbane on 8 December before moving to Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and ending in Perth.
Earthquakes are quite rare in Australia's populated southeast. Notably, this earthquake was the biggest one to strike Australia since a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck closer to the northwest coastal town of Broome in 2019.
While Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth are largely virus-free and fans are allowed into venues, Sydney and Melbourne are both in lockdown battling outbreaks of the Delta variant with case numbers and deaths rising.
Indian women's cricket team's schedule for Australia tour likely to be altered due to COVID-19, says report
All international arrivals have to undergo a two-week quarantine, according to the COVID-19 protocols in Australia.
Mulgrave have already secured the services of Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga for the summer with Sanath Jayasuriya as their head coach.
Australian Open 2021: Serena Williams says she must raise her game against 'cool cat' Naomi Osaka in semi-final
Williams, 39, continues to chase Margaret Court's elusive all-time mark of 24 major titles, after losing four Slam finals since her 2017 victory at Melbourne Park while pregnant.
Snap restrictions were ordered last Friday after a small outbreak of the more infectious UK COVID-19 variant.
People will still be required to wear masks and visitors to homes will be limited to five people until 26 February, when the last of the state's 25 active COVID-19 cases will no longer be infectious
Australian Open 2021 midweek review: Lockdown sparks bizarre scenes, some big names fall early and Indians disappoint
The live electronic line calling has triggered an interesting debate on whether technology will take over tennis.
Australian Open 2021: Ruthless Rublev cruises into fourth round with straight sets win over Feliciano Lopez
Rublev submitted a masterclass in the second and third sets to down a weary Lopez, who won a five-set thriller over Italy's Lorenzo Sonego on Thursday.
Serena Williams had 31 unforced errors but wore down Russian Anastasia Potapova 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 in 97 minutes on Rod Laver Arena to set up a clash with seventh seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus.
The tournament will continue despite the mini-outbreak and lockdown, albeit without any crowds. This would be much like the US Open and French Open which were held towards the end of last season.
Australian Open 2021: Injury-hit Novak Djokovic overcomes Taylor Fritz to reach last 16; Dominic Thiem ousts Nick Kyrgios
In the now-empty stadium, a grimacing Djokovic, who needed repeated treatment on an abdominal injury, recovered from losing the third and fourth sets to beat Fritz 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2.
While 64,387 fans crammed into the grounds on day one last year, only 17,922 turned up this time despite major drawcards such as Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic.
World number 18 Wawrinka explained his physical preparations for the season-opening Slam had been affected by the setback.
Tennis Australia said in a statement the tournament build-up had been revamped after "extensive consultation" to help give the 72 affected players "the best possible preparation and training opportunities".
It is the latest blow to preparations for the year's first Grand Slam in Melbourne — which has already be delayed by three weeks due to the pandemic.