Timing is everything in boxing – inside and outside the ring – which is why, after the sad retreat from battle of Tyson Fury at the weekend, Anthony Joshua is being catapulted towards an unexpected multi-title world heavyweight fight with Wladimir Klitschko, possibly in the UK in late November.
LSU fired their coach Les Miles on Sunday in a move that many had seen coming, despite the fact that he led the school to a national championship in 2007.
This is the year my son fell in love with baseball and for reasons that are still unclear he declared the Miami Marlins his second-favorite team.
Tyson Fury is receiving professional help for issues that have arisen as a result of a “witch hunt” against the boxer, according to his uncle.
Sir Bradley Wiggins has broken his silence surrounding the use of powerful banned substances taken with permission for medical reasons before some of his biggest races, insisting that he never sought to gain an unfair advantage.
Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla failed to offer up a display to match his moniker as the Manchester fighter lost his WBA lightweight title to Jorge Linares, the 31-year-old Venezuelan, whose triumph gave him a fourth world crown across three different divisions, nine years after his first.
More plans for West Ham's London Stadium.
Northampton have responded bitterly to Chris Ashton’s 13-match ban for biting their prop Alex Waller, upset the Saracens wing was allowed to remain on the field throughout last Saturday’s match. Saints believe the incident should have been referred immediately to the television match official and say the failure to do so cost them a potential victory.
Mo Farah is the latest British athlete to face scrutiny over his use of so-called therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) after his confidential medical data was leaked online. Farah, the double gold medallist at the 2016 Olympics, is one of eight more British athletes who competed in Rio de Janeiro whose records were released on Monday by the Fancy Bears hacking group, believed to have links to Russia.
Cricket is a uniquely English thing, in my view. To those of you who are not from England (or formely English-dominated colonies), cricket can only be an acquired taste.
There are several reasons Carl Froch would come out of retirement to fight the most dangerous opponent he could imagine, Gennady Golovkin.
Bill Goldberg say he could have been as good a heel as Brock Lesnar but felt uncomfortable letting the kids down.
At Oxford Circus, on the corner of Argyll Street, there is a little bureau de change.
A knockout machine in the ring, Anthony Joshua has developed a reputation as one of boxing’s more genial figures out of it. So it came as a surprise to hear the heavyweight express his desire to make the Mexican American Eric Molina “look like shit” when the pair square up next month.
Jemima Sumgong survived a dramatic tumble – and the attentions of a harebrained spectator who jumped over the barriers and nearly caused another collision – to win an incident-packed women’s race in the London Marathon. Her Kenyan compatriot Eliud Kipchoge could not have looked more serene in the men’s race, however, gliding home in the second fastest marathon time in history.
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The year 2013 was a good one for Jessica Ennis-Hill, the early favourite for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year (Spoty) award.
Eddie Hearn has backed Dillian Whyte to become the next British fighter to win a version of the world heavyweight title as early as next year and says he is convinced that he is talented enough to beat the WBC champion Deontay Wilder and the former title holder Wladimir Klitschko.