Ricky Burns

Ricky Burns ‘looked like a broken man’

Eddie Hearn thought he had seen the last of Ricky Burns when he surrendered his world lightweight title. But after watching the Coatbridge fighter drag himself back to the summit of world boxing the promoter is refusing to put a...
Dimitrov

Grand Prix Hassan II: Top seed Dimitrov beaten

Top seed Grigor Dimitrov was beaten by veteran Tommy Robredo in the second round of the Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakech. Dimitrov (pictured) has gone off the boil after his stellar start to the season, capped by a run...
Mark Selby

Mark Selby starts title defence against Fergal O’Brien

Mark Selby will launch his Betfred World Championship title defence against an opponent who was accused of playing anti-snooker to reach the Crucible. Ireland's Fergal O'Brien was part of a world record on Wednesday night when he won the longest...
Dondencker [Anderlecht] celebrates after cancelling Man United's lead

Dendoncker denies United, violence mars Lyon-Besiktas

Leander Dendoncker struck late to snatch a 1-1 draw for Anderlecht against Manchester United in the first leg of Thursday's Europa League quarter-final, while crowd trouble overshadowed Lyon's tie with Besiktas. Belgian international midfielder Dendoncker rose to majestically power home...
an injured fan talks to the security - Lyon vs. Besiktas

Violence, pitch invasion brings havoc to Lyon v Besiktas

Fans poured onto the pitch at the Europa League clash between Lyon and Besiktas, delaying the start of a violence-hit, high-risk match as European football suffered another body blow on Thursday. The 1905 GMT start of the quarter-final first leg...
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IAAF ‘disappointed’ by Russia’s lack of progress towards reinstatement

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Seb Coe has said the IAAF Council was “disappointed and concerned” to learn that the prospect of reinstatement milestones being fulfilled this year by the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) remains “a distant...
Not even the Operation Manager of Liberty Professionals [Baby] is aware of the kind of team Olympics will be parading on Sunday - PHOTO by Images Image

Liberty hosts ‘two-faced’ Great Olympics

By El-Amisty Nobo The drama that has suddenly roared its ugly heads in the Wonder club - Great Olympics will either escalate or capsize on Sunday as Liberty Professionals welcome the wonder club to the Carl Reindorf Park in Dansoman...
Canelo-Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez confirms move to middleweight

Canelo Alvarez has confirmed he will operate at middleweight after his all-Mexican clash with Julio Cesar Chavez Jnr in Las Vegas on May 6. Alvarez, who has never fought above 155lbs, will meet Chavez at a 164.5lb catchweight before finally...
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Black Starlets ignite preparations ahead of Africa U17 Championships

By El-Amisty Nobo As part of their preparations ahead of the Africa U17 Championship, the twinkle-twinkle Black Starlets of Ghana have intensified its training program. The Black Starlets will play Niger in a double-header friendly international match at the Accra Sports...
Isaiah Thomas

Celtics clinch No. 1 seed in East, beat Bucks 112-94

Isaiah Thomas was able to watch from the bench while the Celtics finished off the Milwaukee Bucks in the regular-season finale. The Boston star got a little bit of rest - and the No. 1 seed he wanted, too. ''It's very...