It wasn't surprising when Elton John's collaboration with pop star Dua Lipa, "Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)," hit number one in the U.K. -- after all, both artists are British. But apparently, Australia loves them even more. The song, which mashes up four of Elton's previous... Read More.
(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- After immense international backlash, Tennis Australia has reversed course on its ban of spectators donning T-shirts in support of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai at the Australian Open. Peng, who was formerly ranked No. 1 globally in women's doubles, has retreated from... Read More.
(MELBOURNE) -- Novak Djokovic will not be deported or detained on Friday night, but the world's No.1 tennis player will need to attend an interview with immigration officials in Melbourne at 8 a.m. local time on Saturday -- two days before he’s expected to... Read More.
(MELBOURNE) -- Australian authorities on Friday canceled tennis star Novak Djokovic's visa, putting his participation in the Australian Open in doubt. Alex Hawke, imigration minister, who announced his decision at about 6 p.m. local time, said the Australian government "is firmly committed to protecting Australia’s... Read More.
Rod Stewart's scheduled tour of Australia is the latest casualty of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. Sir Rod, who turned 77 on Monday, was to have performed nine shows Down Under in March and April, but now those shows have been canceled "due to the ongoing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tennis star Novak Djokovic may have won Monday's court battle to appeal his visa cancellation, but his tussle with the Australian government doesn't appear to be over just yet. Australian authorities are looking into whether Djokovic lied on his Travel Declaration Form,... Read More.
(HONG KONG) -- The world’s top-ranked tennis player, Novak Djokovic, remains on Australian soil -- for now at least -- after having his visa to enter the country cancelled on arrival in Melbourne late on Wednesday evening for the Australian Open. Djokovic’s legal team launched... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Fury, shock and widespread confusion unfolded on social media in Australia after tennis great Novak Djokovic announced Tuesday that he was granted a medical exemption to play at the Australian Open, which begins Jan. 17. However on Thursday, the Australian Border Force... Read More.
Hugh Jackman is mourning the loss of his father, Christopher. Christopher Jackman "peacefully passed away" on Australia's Father's Day, which was Sept. 5, the Greatest Showman star wrote on Instagram. Christopher Jackman was 84 years old, according to reports. "Whilst there is deep sadness, I am filled with... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- The Australian Olympic track and field team is resuming all normal activities after a short-lived COVID-19 scare. The team briefly went into quarantine after three fully vaccinated members had contact with someone on the U.S. team who tested positive for COVID-19, the Australian... Read More.