Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Boris Becker


BBC presenters criticised for supporting Boris Becker on-air

June 28, 2022 11:02 am

Sue Barker and John McEnroe received flak over sympathising for the 54-year former German Tennis player who is currently serving his sentence for hiding assets and loans to avoid paying debt.

Harsh reality of jail hits Boris Becker

May 11, 2022 3:07 pm

As his prison term begins, tennis legend shocked at cramped accommodation & quality of food.

Explained: How did tennis legend Boris Becker land in jail?

April 30, 2022 10:17 am

Since he retired in 1999, Boris Becker has struggled with his finances. Now, the German tennis legend has been jailed for two-and-a-half years. What has he been found guilty of? What did the court observe? Will he actually be in jail?

Boris Becker's sensational entry into tennis and the retirement plan that went terribly awry

April 30, 2022 7:01 am

Becker, like anyone else, needs to face the consequences of his actions but purely for that magical night you feel the law should avoid the course that slithers past his trophy cabinet.

Boris Becker gets 2 1/2 years in prison for bankruptcy offenses

April 29, 2022 8:53 pm

Becker, wearing a striped tie in Wimbledon’s purple and green colors, walked into the courthouse hand in hand with girlfriend Lilian de Carvalho Monteiro.

Boris Becker found guilty over bankruptcy, could face jail

April 08, 2022 9:56 pm

A jury at London’s Southwark Crown Court convicted Becker on four charges under the Insolvency Act, including removal of property, concealing debt and two counts of failing to disclose estate.

Weekly Sports Newsletter: Boris Becker had a sensational entry; Ash Barty the more sensible exit plan

April 03, 2022 1:46 pm

Sport can turn into a toxic cesspit at the first sign of success, with social media rendering every epilogue to a title into an anarchic free-for-all of opinions. Ash Barty, and the young of today, are wiser about the flipside of early fame and have learnt to prioritise mental health.

Boris Becker speaks of money troubles at London trial

March 29, 2022 10:07 am

Becker was declared bankrupt in June 2017 and is on trial accused of 24 charges including failing to hand over his trophies and other awards, including an Olympic gold medal, and concealing property from bankrupcty trustees.

Boris Becker accused of hiding tennis trophies during trial

March 22, 2022 12:25 am

Prosecutors said Becker, 54, “acted dishonestly” when he hid or failed to hand over assets before and after he was declared bankrupt in June 2017. He is on trial charged with 24 counts under insolvency laws.

Explained: Boris Becker's bankruptcy, and the missing Wimbledon trophies

November 03, 2020 2:33 pm

Last week, the 52-year-old was accused in a London court of failing to submit his Grand Slam trophies to repay his debt. He’s been fighting bankruptcy since filing for it in 2017.


When Boris Becker won Wimbledon

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

#OnThisDay in 1985, Boris Becker became the youngest player ever to win Wimbledon at age 17.