Scoreboard roundup — 1/18/22

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Minnesota 112, New York 110 Golden State 102, Detroit 86 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Buffalo 3, Ottawa 1 Washington 4, Winnipeg 3 (OT) Carolina 7, Boston 1 NY Islanders 4 Philadelphia 3 (SO) Vancouver 3, Nashville 1 Final... Read More.

NBA Social Justice Coalition vows to fight for voting rights

(NEW YORK) -- As the fight for voting rights stalls in Congress, the NBA Social Justice Coalition continues its call for lawmakers to act urgently to protect the right to vote. The NBA Social Justice Coalition was formed in 2020, after the death of George Floyd and the shooting of... Read More.

Scoreboard roundup — 1/17/22

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Boston 104, New Orleans 92 Charlotte 97, New York 87 Washington 117, Philadelphia 98 Cleveland 114, Brooklyn 107 Memphis 119, Chicago 106 LA Clippers 139, Indiana 133 Atlanta 121, Milwaukee 114 Portland 98, Orlando 88Miami 104,... Read More.

Novak Djokovic could be barred from playing in French Open

(PARIS) -- Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic could be barred from competing in the French Open following the French Parliament’s adoption of a vaccine pass on Sunday. Professional athletes, regardless of nationality, will now have to show their credentials and present a vaccine pass to access sports venues, France’s Minister... Read More.

Djokovic leaves Australia after losing appeal to reinstate visa

(MELBOURNE) -- Novak Djokovic left Australia on Sunday after three federal judges upheld the decision to revoke his visa for the second time. "I can confirm that Mr. Djokovic has now departed Australia," Alex Hawke, immigration minister, said in a statement. Djokovic, escorted by border force guards, boarded Emirates flight EK409... Read More.

Beijing 2022 Olympics: Tickets won’t be sold to public due to COVID-19

(BEIJING) -- No public tickets will be sold to next month's Beijing Olympics due to COVID-19, the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee said. Instead, groups of spectators will be invited to the games, and "the organizers expect that these spectators will strictly abide by the COVID-19 countermeasures before, during and after... Read More.

Novak Djokovic in limbo as Australian visa canceled again

(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 start defending his title at... Read More.

Novak Djokovic’s Australian visa canceled again

(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 borders." "Today I exercised my power... Read More.