Amir Khan has claimed Eddie Hearn offered him £10m to fight Kell Brook, before cutting that figure significantly during negotiations. Khan will instead challenge the middleweight champion Saúl Álvarez in the defining fight of his career.
Who’s the best? Sports fans have been arguing about this since time immemorial. Sometimes it’s undeniable, as with tennis right now, but generally it’s a little more complicated.
We already knew fighters are not like the rest of us. Professional boxers require at minimum a rare courage to enter the prize ring, society’s only venue where a man can be killed but not legally murdered, for a most public accounting of their manhood.
Australian Wayne Bennett has been appointed as England’s new head coach.
Frank Bruno, the former heavyweight boxer who has fought a very public battle with mental illness, has announced he wants to return to the ring as a way of avoiding psychiatric hospital.
Adidas has written to the IAAF to inform athletics’ embattled governing body it is terminating its sponsorship deal three years early, according to reports.
Could British boxing see yet another grudge fight in June?
If this fight was about making a statement, David Haye took just two minutes to oblige. Only 125 seconds were required for him to fell the hapless and hopeless Mark de Mori with a blizzard of punches, winning his comeback fight with a first-round knockout.
An older, heavier, apparently wiser and less impetuous David Haye has been outlining his plans for when he defeats the Australian journeyman heavyweight Mark de Mori in his comeback at the O2 Arena on Saturday.
Eddie Jones had promised a clean slate but, in the event, there was enough blood to make even Quentin Tarantino wince. More than a third of Stuart Lancaster’s unsuccessful World Cup squad have been axed, some of them brutally so.
Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a family spokesman has said.
Sebastian Coe, the president of world athletics’ embattled governing body, will be under further pressure on Thursday as fresh allegations are outlined of widespread corruption at the heart of the sport.
Chisora’s victory over Scott was the turning point for his career claims trainer Don Charles as the Finchley boxer prepares for his Copper Box return.
David Kelly pays tribute to Tour de France winner Chris Froome, asking if a knighthood is in the offing?
Arsenal striker and renowned fight fan Lukas Podolski has sent a good luck video message to Badr Hari.
Trainer Peter Fury speaks on Andrey Fedosov and Alexander Ustinov as he continues to try to secure an opponent for Hughie Fury.
They call Neil Black "the wolf", a reference to the character who disposes of dead bodies played by Harvey Keitel in Pulp Fiction, and it is under his watch as the newly appointed performance director that athletics in the UK will move forward to Rio 2016 and beyond.
Chris Froome said it was an easy decision to extend his contract with Team Sky to the end of 2018 because “their values are my values”.
What the IAAF jury of appeal take away with one hand they give with the other.
Kell Brook could not hide his frustration and regret following his defeat to Gennady Golovkin here on Saturday night , questioning the decision of his trainer, Dominic Ingle, to throw in the towel midway through the fifth round at a stage where he felt he was “settling into the contest”.
Mo Farah insists he is not fazed by personal criticism after an online question and answer session descended into farce in the run-up to his Great North Run title defence.
For the third time in four days, the breakaway group had the final word. However, whereas in Kendal and Knutsford there was no doubt that an escapee would win, here nails were bitten until the very last metre, with Jack Bauer of New Zealand snatching victory even as Caleb Ewan of Australia led the peloton on to the heels of the third rider across the line, Erick Rowsell of the British team Madison-Genesis.