Former Wimbledon Champion Boris Becker Gets Jailed over Bankruptcy Fraud

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Boris Becker, the former Wimbledon champion, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for concealing £2.5 million in assets and loans in order to avoid paying debts. After being reprimanded by a court for expressing no remorse, …

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Wimbledon Bans Russian and Belarusian Players

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The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced that it was banning Russian and Belarusian tennis players including Daniil Medvedev over the Ukrainian invasion.  “We share in the universal condemnation of Russia’s illegal actions and have carefully considered the situation …

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Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai Calls Sexual Assault Allegations a ‘Huge Misunderstanding’

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai said on Feb. 6 that her social media post alleging sexual assault by a former Chinese Communist Party leader sparked a “huge misunderstanding.” In her first international interview since making the allegation, Peng told French …

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Australia Denies Entry to Tennis Star Novak Djokovic

Australian authorities denied entry to the world’s number one tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia for failing to provide appropriate evidence to meet entry requirements on Thursday. “Mr. Djokovic’s visa has been canceled. Rules are rules… No one is above …

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Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai Denies Sexual Assault Accusation

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has denied accusing anyone of sexually assaulting her, despite her earlier claim on a social media post that a former Communist Party official had forced her into having sex. “First, I need to stress one …

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Teenage U.S. Open Tennis Champion Emma Raducanu Wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2021

Teenage tennis player Emma Raducanu wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year following her United States Open win earlier this year. “It’s such an honor just to be amongst these nominees, to win,” Raducanu, now 19, said as she received …

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Women’s Tennis Association Calls for Investigation into Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai’s Sexual Assault Allegations

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has called for a “full, fair, and transparent” investigation into the sexual assault allegations made by Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai against former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoi. “Peng Shuai, and all women, deserve to be …

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IOC Arranges “Personal Meeting” With China’s Peng Shuai Before Olympics Games

The International Olympic Committee has arranged a “personal meeting” with Peng Shuai, a Chinese tennis star who disappeared of public view after accusing a top former Chinese officials of sexual assault. The IOC’s statement came as the world countries called …

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