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Wednesday Morning: Djokovic Admits "Error Of Judgement" Meeting Journalists 2 Days After Testing Positive For Covid-19

File image: Novak Djokovic & team 10.01.21 via @DjokerNole/Twitter

Australian Govt officials still examining whether to cancel Djokovic's visa

TENNIS

World number one Novak Djokovic has admitted he made an "error of judgement" meeting a journalist two days after testing positive for Covid-19 last month.

Djokovic also says that his agent made a mistake on the travel form which was filled out for the Serb to enter Australia.

Australian government officials are still deciding whether to cancel Djokovic's visa and deport him ahead of the start of the Australian Open next Monday.

SOCCER

Southampton beat Brentford 4-1 in the Premier League last night.

Chelsea take a 2-0 lead to Tottenham for the second leg of their Carabao Cup semi final tonight.

It's a 7.45pm kick off in North London.

That's also the start time for the Premier League game involving West Ham United and Norwich City.


In the Africa Cup of Nations, Ivory Coast face Equatorial Guinea in Group E tonight.

Before that, there are two matches in Group F, with Tunisia against Mali and Mauritania against Gambia.

GAELIC GAMES

In the O'Byrne Cup this evening, Dublin host Louth at Parnell Park, Offaly play Longford, Laois take on Meath, Wicklow against Wexford.

All Ireland senior football champions Tyrone suffered a 15 point defeat to Cavan in the Doctor McKenna Cup last night, as Antrim defeated Down.

Cork are into the McGrath Cup final after a nine point win over Waterford.

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In the Sigerson Cup last night, Maynooth University were defeated by the current title holders DCU, 2-17 to 1-9.

RUGBY

Robbie Henshaw and Beibhinn Parsons have been named as the Rugby Writers of Ireland Players of the Year.

Meanwhile Simon Zebo will learn his fate later from a disciplinary panel after the Munster back was red carded for a tackle on Ulster's Michael Lowry in the United Rugby Championship last weekend.

SNOOKER

The quarter final line up at the Masters will be completed later today.

Antrim's Mark Allen faces Judd Trump this afternoon, with Kyren Wilson to take on Stuart Bingham this evening.

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