Australian sport’s reckoning with Covid-19 vaccination

As Covid-19 restrictions ease in Australia, sporting bodies have found themselves navigating an ethical and legal dilemma: what to do if athletes are not vaccinated? Differing state and federal public health restrictions are complicating both domestic and international competitions as some players refuse to get the jab while others, such as tennis world No 1 Novak Djokovic, decline to disclose their vaccination status ahead of the Australian Open.

Laura Murphy-Oates speaks to deputy sports editor Emma Kemp about what all this means for the future of sport in Australia

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