The Australian Open will do NOTHING to recognise Australia Day to avoid offending people with ‘differing views’ about January 26 – here’s what the tournament will celebrate instead
- No events planned to mark national holiday at grand slam
- Decision made to be ‘inclusive and respectful’ of all
- Other Aussie sportspeople want date changed
Australian Open organisers have chosen not to stage any events marking Australia Day as they seek to avoid conflict over the under-fire national holiday.
While the tournament held a First Nations Day last week and will…