Mahmood al-Zarooni, the trainer at the heart of the Godolphin doping scandal, has been disqualified from racing for eight years following a disciplinary hearing at the British Horseracing Authority's offices in London on Thursday .
British boxing is currently going through somewhat of a rejuvenation it would be fair to say.
What was billed as Nathan Cleverly's toughest fight turned into a shut-out as the Welshman retained his WBO light-heavyweight championship – and moved closer to a unification fight with Bernard Hopkins – with a unanimous points decision over Robin Krasniqi.
With the World Championship set to kick off this morning, we at Here Is The City have decided to give you our tips for the tournaments most dangerous runners and riders.
There has been some talk this week, sparked by the passing of Lady Thatcher, of how the unions of the 60s have lost much of their potency over the past three or four decades.
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.