Boxing

Anthony Joshua on boxing, Brexit and his Nigerian roots

(CNN)Undefeated in the professional game and credited with saving the heavyweight division, you would think Anthony Joshua is a contented man. “I’m still tired now and again, I don’t wake up every morning feeling fresh, my bed’s not as comfy as it should be,” the 29-year-old told CNN World Sport’s Alex Thomas. “Things aren’t social media perfect for me.” But …

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Tomb Raider review – Alicia Vikander’s Lara Croft is a badass bore

The rebooted action heroine channels the spirit of Indiana Jones and creepy daddy issues in a dull, derivative romp Dave Allen once said that men know they’re getting older when they watch Sunset Boulevard and realise they find Gloria Swanson quite attractive. Similarly, a certain generation will sense the grim reaper’s presence now that Angelina Jolie is no longer the …

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Gennady Golovkin calls Canelo Álvarez a drugs cheat ahead of rematch

Gennady Golovkin plans to go ahead with his rematch against Canelo lvarez on 5 May, even after lvarez failed a doping test last month Gennady Golovkin plans to go ahead with his rematch against Canelo Álvarez on 5 May, even after Álvarez failed a doping test last month. But Golovkin also believes Álvarez is a cheater whose attempt to blame …

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College football brilliance, an Alastair Cook tribute and handball mayhem | Classic YouTube

This weeks roundup also features Muzzy Izzet, The Ocho and Roger Federer still being an absolute boss 1)The college football season is under way Stateside – here are 10 of the opening weekend’s finest plays, topped by a ridiculous one-handed catch from Texas Tech’s TJ Vasher. There was more monodextrous magic from Washington’s Quinten Pounds against Auburn, and Miami’s Jeff …

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Queen may miss New Year’s Day church service

Buckingham Palace says monarch is still recovering from heavy cold at Sandringham The Queen may miss the annual New Years Day church service at Sandringham after Buckingham Palace said the 90-year-old could still be too unwell to attend. A spokeswoman said: The Queen is continuing to recover from her heavy cold and is still in the residence of Sandringham. We …

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Jake LaMotta was not a great champion but one of the toughest, a boxing beast | Kevin Mitchell

The fine details of Jake LaMottas brief reign as world middleweight champion are not always absorbed in recollections of his career, mainly because one of the greatest films of all time painted him in classically Shakespearean mode Jake LaMotta should have been in Las Vegas to watch Gennady Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Álvarez, two distinguished middleweights pitched together to echo the …

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Is a federal judge boxing Menendez in?

Newark, New Jersey (CNN)After over 50 witnesses, hundreds of exhibits, and an untold number of objections, Sen. Bob Menendez’s federal corruption trial is winding down, but a major looming question remains: Will the New Jersey Democrat take the stand? Judge William Walls has sharply limited the evidence the defense team has tried to introduce over the past eight weeks — …

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Deadly airstrikes hit northern Syria as talks stall | Fox News

APRIL 19: Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki fighters look out inside a damaged building in Handarat area, north of Aleppo Syria April 19, 2016. (REUTERS) At least 18 people were killed Friday when airstrikes hit several rebel-held neighborhoods in Syria’s contested northern city of Aleppo, anti-government activists said, an escalation that placed added strain on a fragile cease-fire. Aleppo, Syria’s largest …

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The Last Ship Is One Huge Navy Adand Your New TV Obsession

Almost everyone seems to agree that this has been a dreary summer for big popcorn movies. Luckily, there’s a cure: the post-apocalyptic TV drama The Last Ship, in which one plucky Navy destroyer fights to rescue the world after a plague wipes out millions of people. The Last Ship, which airs Sunday nights on TNT, is a ridiculously fun blend …

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