Boris Becker accused of not surrendering trophies

Boris Becker has been accused of failing to hand over trophies — including the 1985 Wimbledon men’s cup that catapulted him to sporting stardom — so they could be sold to settle his debts. The 52-year-old German, who was declared bankrupt in June 2017, is accused of not complying with obligations to disclose information. Trophies listed on a new 28-count indictment include his maiden Wimbledon trophy, his 1989 silverware from the same tournament, and his Australian Open trophies in 1991 and 1996. He pleaded not guilty to all counts when…

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Maria Sharapova splurges Rs 63 crore to buy ranch in California

Russian tennis beauty Maria Sharapova has spent a whopping $8.6 million (approx Rs 63.44 crore) to buy a ranch in Santa Barbara, California. According to Variety magazine, Sharapova’s estate is spread out in five acres of land and includes three bedrooms and a studio. The main house is Balinese-inspired structure overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The second room is a Dutch-style guest house and the third bedroom is kept as the caretaker’s residence. The property which is atop a hill, features views of both the coast and the surrounding Santa Ynez…

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