Kell Brook has the swagger of a champion about him – but he always did, even when he was in serious danger of letting his exceptional talent blow away like a used hamburger wrapper.
One of Britain’s most successful poker players, who was influential in helping the game to cross into mainstream culture, has died after a battle with bowel and colon cancer.
No sooner had Eddie Hearn offered Carl Frampton £1.5m to defend his IBF world super-bantamweight title against Carl Quigg in Manchester on 18 July, than the Belfast boxer had rejected it.
Andy Murray beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets, 6-4 6-4, to reach the fourth Miami Open final of his career.
Floyd Mayweather’s meeting with Manny Pacquiao next month is set to become the most expensive pay-per-view broadcast in history, with customers in America expected to have to pay $89.95 (£60.50) to watch the fight.
Sir Bradley Wiggins has secured his first victory of the season after winning the stage 3b time trial at the Three Days of De Panne.
By the time you read this Eddie Hearn’s 48-hour deadline for Amir Khan to accept a fight with his IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook at Wembley Stadium in June will probably have dwindled out of sight, with no winners.
Paula Radcliffe has criticised Nike’s decision to award controversial sprinter Justin Gatlin with a new sponsorship deal, describing the decision as not reflecting “the core values of the Nike that I am proud to represent”.
Mark Cavendish has slammed the recent report from the UCI’s Independent Commission into doping in cycling, stating it contains “all the shit from the last years compiled into one document,” and the section dealing with the ethical state of the sport today is from “unreliable sources”.
God, like everyone else who can get a ticket, is coming to Las Vegas.