• Becker pleads not guilty over failing to return trophies to settle debts: report
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    Becker pleads not guilty over failing to return trophies to settle debts: report

    Becker, 52, pleaded not guilty to all the charges brought by the Insolvency Service when he made a 45-minute appearance at Southwark Crown Court in London, the report said. Six-times Grand Slam winner Becker is also accused of concealing the 1989 Wimbledon trophy and his Australian Open trophies from 1991 and 1996. Earlier on Thursday, Becker said in an Instagram post https://www.instagram.com/p/CGoyN_rnGOP: "What defines us is how well we rise after falling."

  • Becker accused of failing to surrender Wimbledon trophies
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    Becker accused of failing to surrender Wimbledon trophies

    Tennis great Boris Becker appeared in a London court on Thursday, accused of failing to surrender two of his Wimbledon trophies to be sold to settle his debts. The 52-year-old Becker, who was declared bankrupt in 2017, has also failed to turn over his two Australian Open trophies, according to a new 28-count indictment that claims he hasn't complied with orders to disclose information. The German pleaded not guilty to all counts during his appearance at Southwark Crown Court.

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    NHL MVP Draisaitl swops pucks for tennis balls

    SHOWS: COLOGNE, GERMANY (OCTOBER 19, 2020) (UCOM - ACCESS ALL) 1. NHL MVP LEON DRAISAITL 2. DRAISAITL CHATTING WITH ALEXANDER ZVEREV 3. DRAISAITL (LEFT), ZVEREV (MIDDLE) AND FELIX AUGER-ALIASSIME (RIGHT) IN CONVERSATION 4. ICE HOCKEY STICKS NEXT TO TENNIS RACQUET 5. PUCKS IN FRONT OF GOAL 6. VARIOUS OF DRAISAITL, ZVEREV AND AUGER-ALIASSIME IN CONVERSATION 7. VARIOUS OF DRAISAITL SHOOTING AT GOAL 8. AUGER-ALIASSIME SHOOTING AT GOAL 9. ZVEREV SHOOTING AT GOAL 10. ZVEREV SHOOTING AT GOAL WITH TENNIS BALLS 11. DRAISAITL SHOOTING AT GOAL WITH TENNIS BALLS 12. ZVEREV AND DRAISAITL DOING KEEPIE-UPPIES WITH HOCKEY STICKS AND TENNIS BALLS 13. DRAISAITL ATTEMPTING TO HIT THREE BALLS INTO A BOX 14. DRAISAITL HITTING A FOREHAND 15. AUGER-ALIASSIME 16. VARIOUS OF RALLYING 17. DRAISAITL CELEBRATING AFTER WINNING POINT 18. (SOUNDBITE) (Engish) REIGNING NHL MVP, LEON DRAISAITL, SAYING: "Yeah, absolutely. It's a blast. It's always fun, you know, getting to meet other top athletes in the world and specially guys that are my age that, you know, you can kind of grow up with and yeah. It was a lot of fun." 19. ZVEREV, DRAISAITL AND AUGER-ALIASSIME POSING FOR PHOTOS STORY: Reigning NHL MVP Leon Draisaitl swopped his hockey stick and pucks for a racquet and tennis balls ahead of the ATP bett1HULKS Championship tournament in Cologne. The Edmonton Oilers forward, who became the first German-born player to be named the NHL's Most Valuable Player, was joined by tennis players Alexander Zverev and Felix Auger-Aliassime in completing various ice hockey and tennis activities. (Production: Stefan Haskins)