Boxing

Luke Campbell set for Lomachenko showdown as WBC orders title bout

The WBC has ordered Luke Campbell and Vasyl Lomachenko to fight for their vacant lightweight title. The WBC has ordered Luke Campbell and Vasyl Lomachenko to fight for the vacant lightweight title. Campbell, 31, has been expecting to fight the world’s finest fighter since the Ukrainian stopped Anthony Crolla in four rounds last month and the latest development from the …

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Stanley Kubrick: film’s obsessive genius rendered more human

He was portrayed as a recluse, but a new picture is emerging of a family man who was simply passionate about his work Twenty years after his death, Stanley Kubrick has never been more popular or visible, particularly in the country he called home for the last 37 years of his life. The BFI Southbank is dedicating a retrospective to …

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Debenhams hit by weak Christmas trade

Image copyright Reuters Department store chain Debenhams’ shares have sunk 20% after it warned that annual profits would be lower than expected because of disappointing trading over the key Christmas period. The retailer said underlying pre-tax profits were now likely to be between £55m and £65m this year. Analysts had been expecting profits to be about £83m. Like-for-like sales in …

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The endangered buildings saved from ruin

Image copyright Historic England Image caption Pictured in 1987, Tynemouth Station was looking tatty and uncared for Since the heritage “at risk” register launched 20 years ago, more than two thirds of the original entries have been saved. But while hundreds are removed from Historic England’s list each year, nearly as many are added. Which sites count as success stories …

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Claressa Shields takes center stage on women’s boxing’s biggest night

The double Olympic champion headlines the biggest womens boxing match in a generation against Christina Hammer on Saturday night in Atlantic City It’s just before midday as Claressa Shields enters the second-floor banquet room in Gallagher’s Steakhouse in midtown Manhattan. The two-times Olympic gold medalist from the embattled Michigan city of Flint is fielding the last of her promotional obligations …

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UPDATED: How Legit Are The Rumors That A-Rod Cheated On J.Lo? · Betches

UPDATE: In a move that honestly surprised me, Jennifer Lopez decided to address the cheating rumors publicly this week. On Wednesday, J.Lo went on The Breakfast Club, where she responded Jose Canseco, and everyone else saying A-Rod cheated on her: “”I mean, it doesn’t matter, I know what the truth is. I know who [Alex] is. He knows who I am. …

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