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British heavyweight boxer Scott Westgarth dies after winning bout

Westgarth looked uncomfortable as he was interviewed ringside after his points victory over Dec Spelman in Doncaster and was taken to hospital having deteriorated backstage.

Feb 26, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

Barack Obama leads tributes for Muhammad Ali, `The Greatest`

Ali, the three-time world heavyweight champion and colorful civil rights activist whose fame transcended the world of sports and made him an iconic figure of the 20th century, died Friday at age 74 after a long battle with Parkinson`s disease. 

Jun 05, 2016, 05:10 AM IST

Nothing cooler for Wladimir Klitschko than 'beating up people'

Wladimir Klitschko will match Joe Louis in boxing`s record books with his 27th heavyweight title fight on Saturday and could set more marks since he has no plans to retire anytime soon.

Apr 22, 2015, 11:49 AM IST

BCCI Constitution amended for Jaitley not Srinivasan: Shashank Manohar

Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Saturday said that the amendment of the BCCI constituition in 2012 regarding president's post was done to ensure that BJP heavyweight Arun Jaitley became board chief in 2014 instead of N Srinivasan going for a second term.

Sep 13, 2014, 16:26 PM IST

Tyson Fury-Dereck Chisora grudge match set for London in November

British heavyweight arch-rivals Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora have had their grudge match rescheduled for November 22 at London`s ExCel arena, it was announced Saturday.

Aug 09, 2014, 17:50 PM IST

Expect biting words as Mike Tyson praises Evander Holyfield

Mike Tyson will serve as the presenter for fellow former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield at next month`s Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, Hall officials announced Tuesday.

Jul 23, 2014, 10:03 AM IST

Ukraine boxing champ urges Putin to avoid `mistakes of history`

Heavyweight boxing champion Vladimir Klitschko urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday not to "repeat the mistakes of history" in his confrontation with Ukraine, the boxer`s homeland.

Mar 21, 2014, 09:57 AM IST

Ex-world heavyweight champ Haye reapplies for fight license

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye has reapplied for his fight license, asking the British Boxing Board of Control to grant permission for him to fight this summer.

Mar 26, 2013, 14:02 PM IST