There was an amusing but telling exchange at the press launch of the world snooker championship a little over a fortnight ago.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has declared a winner in Saturday’s fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, and that winner is … piracy!
The Keighley Cougars have announced that they have retired the No6 shirt squad following the death of Danny Jones on Sunday and the squad will be given the option to decide if they want to play their league match this Sunday.
Comedy recreation of the controversial Mayweather Pacquiao fight made using Nintendo classic.
On a night of many riches – from the “cheap” seats in the gods to the impossibly well-heeled gathering near the lit square below – Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao did their best to deliver the fight everyone wanted, and they almost got there.
Floyd Mayweather, plainly diminished as a legend but still undefeated, got the unanimous decision but not the crowd’s acclaim when he outlasted Manny Pacquiao over 12 of the most demanding rounds of his long career to unite three of the world welterweight titles here in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
It has been called the fight of the century, the richest boxing bout in history, featuring “the two iconic superstars of their generation”. And for once, in a sport not given to understatement, the self-fulfilling hype may be justified – at least as far as the sums are concerned.
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown expects Floyd Mayweather to beat Manny Pacquiao.
Floyd Mayweather Sr and Freddie Roach agreed on one thing on Thursday: Floyd’s son will try to knock out Manny Pacquiao in the early rounds of their fight here on Saturday night.
Google has marked the 120th anniversary of the first modern Olympic Games with its latest sporting doodle.
In one respect, it was heartening to hear Conor Benn talk about his professional debut in London this Saturday night – 20 years after his father retired – as if it were no more than a prologue to greatness, because boxing is not a business for the timid of heart.
Pineau De Re, winner of the Grand National in 2014, now seems certain to miss the cut for this year’s race on Saturday.