Boxing's under-fire rulers lodge crucial report with IOC

2018-04-26 09:11

Boxing's underfire rulers have handed over a crucial report on internal reforms to the IOC which is threatening to axe the sport from the 2020 Tokyo Games.


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Wilder offers Joshua $50m for heavyweight mega-fight

2018-04-26 06:50

Deontay Wilder told Anthony Joshua "the money's in the bag" as prospects rose of a blockbuster world title unification bout between the unbeaten heavyweights.

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Pacquiao to launch own cryptocurrency

2018-04-18 19:29

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao says he will launch a cryptocurrency to connect with fans, but also backed the regulation of virtual currencies.

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NFL great Favre fears 'thousands' of concussions

2018-04-13 10:44

Former quarterback Brett Favre said he may have suffered "thousands" of concussions as he revealed his struggle with possible long-term effects of his 20-year NFL career.

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Samsung denies Olympics bid corruption allegations

2018-04-10 14:02

Samsung has denied allegations it illegally lobbied International Olympic Committee members to vote for Pyeongchang to host the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Joshua set to face Wilder or Povetkin next - promoter

2018-04-07 10:39

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua's next fight is "very likely" to be against Deontay Wilder or Alexander Povetkin.

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Team Brunel wins Volvo Ocean Race leg that devastated fleet

2018-04-04 08:00

Skipper Bouwe Bekking led Team Brunel to a narrow victory over Dongfeng Race Team in one of the most devastating legs in the history of the bluewater classic.

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Pacquiao 'can't wait' to take Matthysse world title

2018-04-03 11:26

Manny Pacquiao says he "can't wait" for a crack at another world title as Lucas Matthysse's promoter confirmed the Argentine will stake his belt against the Filipino.

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Pacquiao says age is no barrier to success

2018-04-20 14:01

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao insists that his advancing years are no barrier to success.

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Matthysse vows fight 'to the death' v Pacquiao

2018-04-18 12:49

World champion Lucas Matthysse has vowed a fight "to the death" in his July title defence against Manny Pacquiao.

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Lion-hearted Tiger Roll wins Grand National thriller

2018-04-14 22:01

Tiger Roll, the smallest horse in the field, was described as having the "heart of a lion" after winning the Grand National at Aintree in a thrilling finish.

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Tyson Fury to make boxing comeback in June

2018-04-12 18:19

Former heavyweight world boxing champion Tyson Fury is to make his comeback for a first fight in two-and-a-half years in Manchester.

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LeBron, Curry headline all-star USA squad for 2020 Olympics

2018-04-07 15:39

LeBron James and Stephen Curry have been named in a star-studded 35-man squad which will form the basis of the USA basketball team for the 2020 Olympics.

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Conor McGregor surrenders to cops after attacking UFC bus

2018-04-06 07:15

Conor McGregor has turned himself in to police following an incident where he allegedly attacked a shuttle bus loaded with fellow mixed martial arts fighters.

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Alvarez pulls out of Golovkin rematch over drugs controversy

2018-04-03 23:25

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez withdrew from his May 5 rematch against middleweight rival Gennady Golovkin in the wake of his failed drugs test.

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De La Hoya confirms Pacquiao-Matthysse for Malaysia

2018-04-03 07:33

Oscar De La Hoya has confirmed that Argentina's WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse will defend his title against Manny Pacquiao in Kuala Lumpur.

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The very real world of WWE wrestling

2018-04-19 10:12

It may not be for everyone, but World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) global popularity is undeniable, writes Lloyd Burnard.

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Shark fears cancel elite surf competition in Australia

2018-04-18 07:30

An elite global surfing championship in west Australia has been cancelled after two shark attacks near the event.

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Trainer Roach 'hurt' by Pacquiao snub

2018-04-14 08:06

Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao has split with long-time trainer Freddie Roach, the veteran ring guru confirmed on Friday.

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Joshua eager to face Wilder in heavyweight bout

2018-04-10 22:30

Anthony Joshua wants to face fellow unbeaten world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder next, rather than Alexander Povetkin.

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Canada shaken as 15 killed in hockey bus crash

2018-04-07 23:23

Hockey-mad Canada is in mourning after a bus carrying a junior ice hockey team collided with a semi-trailer truck in Saskatchewan province, killing 15 people.

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UFC officially strips McGregor of title

2018-04-05 07:55

Conor McGregor has been stripped of the UFC lightweight championship following his period of inactivity.

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7 candidates eye 2026 Winter Olympics

2018-04-03 17:35

Seven candidates have expressed interest in staging the 2026 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee announced.

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Joshua calls out Wilder after breezing past Parker

2018-04-01 13:17

Anthony Joshua called for a heavyweight unification fight with Deontay Wilder, saying it was "not time to sit back and enjoy the ride".


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