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The ‘most expensive Commonwealth Games’ begin

The 21st Commonwealth Games are officially under way after a spectacular opening ceremony on the Gold Coast. More than 4,500 athletes from 71 nations and territories will be competing for 275 gold medals over the 11 days of competition. A crowd of...

Manchester United legend Ray Wilkins dies at 61

Ray Wilkins, the former England midfielder and Manchester United legend, has died at the age of 61. Wilkins’ clubs included Manchester United, Chelsea, Queens Park Rangers and Rangers in a 24-year playing career that spanned three decades. He fell...

Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder this summer

Deontay Wilder has accepted Anthony Joshua’s challenge and “is ready to sign and come to the UK to fight this summer”. This will be a unification contest to decide the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. The US fighter’s...

Andre Winner to face Adam Aliev at ACB 87

Lightweights Andre Winner and Adam Aliev will collide at ACB 87 at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham, on 19 May. Andre Winner returns to the Cage after over 18 months out, making his ACB debut in Nottingham, just thirty miles from his base in...

Anthony Joshua at lightest weight since 2014

Anthony Joshua has weighed in at 17st 4lbs for his world heavyweight unification title fight with Joseph Parker. This is his lightest since stopping Michael Sprott in a solitary round four years ago. Joshua is 12 pounds lighter than his most recent...

Ball tampering: Smith and Warner banned for a year

Australia captain Steve Smith has been given a one-year ban from international cricket along with vice-captain David Warner. The pair are responsible for the ball-tampering scandal against South Africa. Cameron Bancroft was the fielder who executed...

Floyd Mayweather confirms plans for MMA licence

Floyd Mayweather Jr has confirmed plans to apply for an MMA license as his UFC bout with Conor McGregor appears to be drawing ever closer. The undefeated American boxer beat the Irishman in the ring back in August 2017. He confirmed he is set to...

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