Mayweather and McGregor circus hits the Big Apple

The Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor world media tour stormed into New York on Thursday with the fighters unleashing more profanity-laced attacks on each other as they looked to build up interest in their light middleweight boxing bout.

Mayweather and McGregor circus hits the Big Apple

By Steve Keating (Reuters) – The Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor world media tour stormed into New York on Thursday with the fighters unleashing more profanity-laced attacks on each other as they looked to build up interest in their light middleweight boxing bout. On the third stop of four-day, four-city barnstorming blitz to promote […]

Federer set to continue march toward record eighth title

The path to an eighth Wimbledon title appears wide open for Roger Federer as the Swiss goes into Friday's semi-final against Tomas Berdych in imperious form and heavily favored to claim a record-extending 19th grand slam crown.

Federer set to continue march toward record eighth title

By Pravin Char LONDON (Reuters) – The path to an eighth Wimbledon title appears wide open for Roger Federer as the Swiss goes into Friday’s semi-final against Tomas Berdych in imperious form and heavily favored to claim a record-extending 19th grand slam crown. Federer is the only member of the so-called “big four” left in […]

WBO agree to review Pacquiao-Horn bout but cannot overturn decision

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has agreed to review the controversial points decision that led to Jeff Horn's welterweight world title win over Filipino veteran Manny Pacquiao, but cannot overturn the decision unless there is evidence of fraud.

WBO agree to review Pacquiao-Horn bout but cannot overturn decision

(Reuters) – The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has agreed to review the controversial points decision that led to Jeff Horn’s welterweight world title win over Filipino veteran Manny Pacquiao, but cannot overturn the decision unless there is evidence of fraud. The unanimous decision in the Australian’s favor was questioned by observers and the Philippines Games […]

Mayweather vs. McGregor is great for boxing – Khan

Amir Khan spent years trying to nail down a showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr yet the Briton is more than happy to see the undefeated multi-division world champion come out of retirement to face a man who has never had a single professional bout.

Mayweather vs. McGregor is great for boxing – Khan

By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) – Amir Khan spent years trying to nail down a showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr yet the Briton is more than happy to see the undefeated multi-division world champion come out of retirement to face a man who has never had a single professional bout. Mayweather hung up his gloves […]

Japan’s Ichiro takes MLB hits record for foreign-born player

Ichiro Suzuki notched another milestone in his long career on Thursday when he became the most prolific foreign-born hitter in the history of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Japan’s Ichiro takes MLB hits record for foreign-born player

(Reuters) – Ichiro Suzuki notched another milestone in his long career on Thursday when he became the most prolific foreign-born hitter in the history of Major League Baseball (MLB). The 43-year-old Japanese rightfielder reached the mark when he had two hits for the Miami Marlins against the Cardinals in St. Louis. With 3,054 career hits, […]

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