England’s away series against Pakistan next winter remains in the balance as the International Cricket Council awaits a satisfactory explanation from the host broadcaster, Ten Sports, over its involvement in cricket’s so-called rebel movement.
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.
For one England batsman the return journey is complete.
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.
Bonnie Crater believes she’s been lucky.
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.
In a quarterback-dominated league, it’s perhaps no surprise that the top two picks of the 2015 NFL draft were quarterbacks.
Boxer Manny Pacquiao is expected to get at least $80 million for his fight against Floyd Mayweather, but Pacquiao said Thursday he was fighting for his fans, not necessarily for the money.
Lewis Hamilton is yet to establish himself as a great driver – unlike Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Jim Clark.
The quintessence of motor sport – indeed the ethos of all sport – is its capacity for gladiatorial confrontation. The most extreme example, arguably, is the current fashion for mixed martial arts, which has dived opinion but developed a vast and passionate following in a relatively short time.
When Patrick Reed’s mobile phone burst into life, halfway through the night in an Inverness hotel room, his understandable and immediate emotion was concern.
The British men’s 4x100m relay team took their first step to redemption in these European Championships on a night that produced two bronze medals for the home nations.