Andre Ward

Ward vs Kovalev 2: Round by round analysis

By El-Amisty Nobo The rematch of the unified light-heavyweight championship bout between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev on June 17, 2017 could not end without yet another controversy as referee Tony weeks stops the fight at round 8 to give...
The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Preview: Cameroon vs Chile

It is a whole new experience for some and a return to familiar surroundings for others. After lifting their first major trophies with back-to-back Copa America wins, Chile are stepping out at the FIFA Confederations Cup for the first...
Krush It [Sergey Kovalev]

Kovalev walks off stage in build-up to boxing rematch with Ward

Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev made his point then stormed off the podium as he butted heads Thursday with American champion Andre Ward in the final news conference before their world title rematch. There appears to be genuine dislike between the...
Vladimir Putin [Russia President]

Russia President, Vladimir Putin sets for FIFA Confederations Cup opener in St. Petersburg today

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to attend the opening match of the FIFA 2017 Confederations Cup in St. Petersburg today, June 17, 2017 as Russia takes on New Zealand. “Yes, he will attend,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters...
Achilles, deaf animal [Russia 2017]

Meet Achilles the Cat, deaf ‘animal psychic’ who will predict 2017 Confed Cup results

With the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup opening game just two days away, Russia has presented its result-predicting ‘animal psychic’ in St. Petersburg’s iconic Hermitage Museum. The Hermitage, founded in 1754 by Russian Empress Catherine the Great and now one of...
Tiffany Porter

Tiffany Porter’s back to basics

Tiffany Porter has a new strategy for IAAF World Championships year. She says: “I’m just taking my time a little bit. In the past, sometimes I got so worked up that it was a hindrance so I’m trying to...
Sergey 'The Krusher' Kovalev

Sergey Kovalev gets hostile reception from Andre Ward, crowd at weigh-in

Unified light heavyweight world titleholder Andre Ward and former titlist Sergey Kovalev did not come face-to-face following the final pre-fight news conference on Thursday because Kovalev, so irritated by Ward during the lead-up to their rematch, walked out along...
making the weight: Ward vs Kovalev II

Andre Ward, Sergey Kovalev make weight, leave fireworks for Saturday’s fight

A day after a highly contentious news conference, light heavyweight champion Andre Ward and former champion Sergey Kovalev saved the fireworks for the ring on Saturday night and their weigh-in went off without a hitch. Both fighters weighed in at...
Sergey Kovalev

Will Sergey Kovalev’s rage inspire or sabotage his second chance at Andre Ward?

Sergey Kovalev’s black hat inscribed with one word, “WAR,” nearly said more than he did before he angrily walked off the stage at his news conference with bitter rival Andre Ward. Kovalev, 34, is stewing about many things as Saturday’s...
Engie Partners Paris 2024

Paris2024 latest partner, ENGIE proud to support Olympics that upholds the Paris Accord

By Dela Ahiawor Global energy giant, ENGIE-the latest partner of the Paris2024 Olympic Games campaign has stated that they are proud to support an Olympic Games project that respects the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement. ENGIE thus joins the ranks...