It has even led to people SETTING FIRE to 5G masts as panic spreads throughout the world. Prominent Serbian virologist Predrag Kon, a member of the state team fighting the spread of COVID-19, replied to Djokovic on Facebook that he should not make such anti-vaccination statements because of his huge public influence in his native Balkan country. The World No.1 said in a statement emailed to The Associated Press on Tuesday: “Personally I am opposed to the vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be able to travel. What did Novak Djokovic’s wife say? A beach volleyball tournament, due to be held in Yangzhou from April 22-26, is postponed until after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. I was focused on her, and her smile, and our baby. The Chinese GP was first to be cancelled and other races could yet follow that lead. The Masters has been postponed for the first time since the Second World War. The IBF title fight between Daniele Scardina and Andrew Francillette in Milan on February 28 was postponed by Matchroom due to restrictions in Italy following the outbreak. Racing Post forced to temporarily suspend publication of the flagship daily racing newspaper for the first time since their inception in 1986 due to all action in UK and Ireland being suspended. The Premier League clash between Manchester City and Arsenal, scheduled for March 11, had already been postponed as a 'precautionary measure' after Olympiacos and Nottingham Forest owner Evangelos Marinakis tested positive for coronavirus weeks after watching his Greek team play at the Emirates Stadium. “So, it makes sense to me, I’m not claiming to be true or not, but I’m certainly interested in learning and getting informed about it.”. Novak Djokovic’s wife has been slapped with a “false information” tag by Instagram after she shared a dangerous theory about COVID-19 to her 500,000 followers. The RFL and rugby league's Super League have now followed suit and postponed all fixtures for at least three weeks. Those games were scheduled for April 3, 4 and 5. Jelena finally decided to respond to all the allegations. No matter how little you can spare, please donate today here, Paige VanZant stuns in tiny red bikini 'belfie' as bare knuckle bow delayed, Gaethje throws away interim UFC lightweight title belt as 'it means nothing', F1 teams livid over Stroll positive Covid test with fear he broke rules, Lindsey Vonn shows off bum in bikini as she celebrates 36th birthday in Bahamas, Reguilon in for Madrid return months after Spurs signing due to buy-back clause, © 2020 THE SUN, US, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED | TERMS OF USE | PRIVACY | YOUR AD CHOICES | SITEMAP, Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Jelena and Novak Djokovic are a real power couple - but Instagram weren't happy with her content-sharing, Jelena Djokovic shared a video about 5G causing coronavirus - which led to this response from Instagram, Jelena Djokovic wanted to ask her followers what they thought of coronavirus and 5G, Novak Djokovic and wife Jelena smash Andy and Kim Murray's couple challenge before world No1 performs stunning trick. Over 40,000 runners were due to take part. Novak Djokovic‘s wife Jelena Djokovic is usually identified by the fans for her sweet demeanour and charitable endeavours for the Novak Djokovic Foundation. Know More – “They’re Ready To Get The Grand Slams” – Novak Djokovic On Next-Gen Stars, Jelena clarified that the stated opinion was not necessarily what she believed in. Loving every minute of it! Novak Djokovic is celebrating 12 years of love with his wife Jelena. Both Jelena and husband Novak have found themselves in hot water in recent days – with the Serbian tennis star courting controversy for declaring he is opposed to coronavirus vaccination. Save 60% on a Truly Royalty subscription! Other celebs and sports stars like Amir Khan, Lee Ryan, Jason Gardiner and Calum Best are among those sharing unsubstantiated information with fans. The bride looked exquisite in a gown designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen – the same designer who created the Duchess of Cambridge's wedding dress. The comments below have not been moderated. WTA events have also been cancelled. In Spain, 35% of Valencia's squad staff tested positive for coronavirus, with all cases being asymptomatic. Jelena Djokovic has since deleted the post which highlighted a debunked theory that 5G technology causes coronavirus. The first men's major of the year was due to begin on April 9. Jelena Djokovic, 33, shared a 10-minute video of American physician Dr Thomas Cowan which focuses on the conspiracy theory that 5G technology has played a role in creating the current global health crisis. “I am keeping an open mind, and I’ll continue to research this topic because it is important and it will affect all of us.”. The Olympic flame will still be handed over to the Tokyo 2020 organising committee at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens on Thursday March 19, but without fans present. "Does anyone recognise who this guy is? Just days after Novak Djokovic revealed his anti-vaccination stance, his wife was hit with a ‘false information’ tag after posting a controversial video to her Instagram page. And clearly that's what Instagram have done right here, after "Independent Fact Checkers" deleted the video. Danish cyclist Michael Morkov was tested for coronavirus after being put in isolation. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group. She has not taken the video down but has since clarified her position in a statement, insisting that she has taken an interest in the field, rather than explicitly endorsed the theory at this point as she is 'not claiming to be true or not'. The International Olympic Committee and Tokyo organisers have stayed on message since the viral outbreak in China three months ago spread across Asia and then the globe: The games will open as scheduled on July 24. Wimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since World War II as All England Club chiefs called the tournament off at an emergency meeting. Euro 2020 play-off matches due to be held on March 26, including Scotland v Israel have been put off until June. Former tennis world No1 Marat Safin has evenbizarrely claimed the coronavirus pandemic is a conspiracy for people to "have chips inserted” into their bodies. Many of them were due to be held in China or east Asia in countries badly hit by the outbreak. 'Personally I am opposed to vaccination and I wouldn't want to be forced by someone to take a vaccine in order to be able to travel,' Djokovic said in a live Facebook chat with several fellow Serbian athletes on Sunday. The European Tour have cancelled all tournaments until the popular Made in Denmark event on May 21. After deciding to play with no spectators from the second round of the Players Championship onwards, the PGA Tour cancelled the event entirely after the first round on March 12. The 33-year-old caused controversy by sharing a 10-minute video of American physician Dr Thomas Cowan explaining the link between 5G and COVID-19. The World Athletics Indoor Championships in Nanjing, China, has been postponed due to concerns over the danger of the coronavirus and its ability to spread. The clay-court major was scheduled for May 24 to June 7, but that has shifted to September 20 to October 4, after the US Open, which was due to be the final major of the year. Athletes were told to keep training but many struggled considering the government lock-down measures put in place. The WTA also announced no tournaments will be staged for at least five weeks. On March 18, the West Indies offered to host England's upcoming home Tests against them in the Caribbean instead of in the UK - should the coronavirus outbreak not have improved by then. The Japanese boxing commission cancelled all fight cards scheduled for March on government advice to suspend all pending sporting fixtures. ", Here's how you can holiday on an EXCLUSIVE private island. Jelena Djokovic has landed herself in hot water with Instagram after sharing a video containing a widely debunked conspiracy theory about coronavirus. "Whoever has time, please check this one out and let me know your thoughts. The Cheltenham Festival went ahead amid some criticism before the social distancing measures were tightened. Matchroom Boxing has also postponed all events scheduled for March and April, including Josh Kelly's European title fight against Russia's David Avanesyan (scheduled for March 28). The season-opening Australian Grand Prix was called off after a McLaren team member came down with Covid-19, leading to the British team pulling out prior to a decision being made on whether the race would still go ahead. The US PGA Championship, the second major of the year, has now joined the  Masters in being postponed. However, she has made the news for a very detestable controversy. It is the only the third time that a relay to Athens for the summer Games has not been completed.