Djokovic detained again in Australia, declared public threat

Two Australian Border Force vehicles leave a car park reportedly taking Serbia's Novak Djokovic back to a Melbourne Detention Centre hotel ahead of his deportation before the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 15, 2022. PHOTO/AFP

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  • And Djokovic is fighting back for the second time, with a new court appeal scheduled for Sunday.

Australia returned Novak Djokovic to detention on Saturday, saying the tennis star's opposition to vaccination could cause "civil unrest" and triggering a high-profile court showdown.

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