Frankie Dettori will be back in action at Epsom on Friday, having finally extricated himself from the restraining grip of French bureaucracy, 12 days after the end of his six-month ban for a cocaine positive.
Over the years, Floyd Mayweather Jr has won and lost millions gambling.
Carl Froch threw nearly a thousand punches to beat Mikkel Kessler on points – one score a ludicrously lop-sided 118-110, alongside more reasonable verdicts of 115-113 and 116-112 – but he surely knows he shared the honours if not the decision with the beaten Dane.
Golf is a sport full of landscapes deliberately designed to catch its top players unawares. Sneaky sand traps, water hazards and stands of trees are all put in place with the aim of forcing an error.
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Carl Froch stares at the goose bumps that have risen on his muscular left arm and a shiver runs through him.
Darren Barker will get the world title shot he desperately craves after Matchroom Boxing announced he will fight Australian Darren Geale for the IBF Middleweight Belt on August 17th.
Sir Bradley Wiggins has retired from the Giro d’Italia after completing 12 stages of the 21.
Former Butler star Andrew Smith, a key player on Brad Stevens’ team that went to the national title game in successive years, died on Tuesday from cancer. He was 25.
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”.
Every day at Royal Ascot this summer will be a £1m day following a decision at the Queen’s racecourse to ramp up prize money for the famous week of action in June. An extra £1m in prize money is to be added to purses, taking the total for the five race-days to more than £6.5m and ensuring that at least £1m will be, as it were, redistributed each afternoon.