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Tom Jenkins’ best sports photos of 2016

The Guardian and Observer sport photographer Tom Jenkins selects his favourite images from 2016 and recalls how each one was created Andy Murray wins Wimbledon again 10 July 135mm lens 1/1600 f4 ISO 1000 Championship-winning point at Wimbledon is always a bit nervy for me even though I have done many of them over the years. There are some pretty …

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Conor McGregor: my focus is on Floyd Mayweather over UFC title defence

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have reiterated they would be willing to fight each other in a bout that would draw in millions of dollars for the pair Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have reiterated they would be willing to fight each other in a bout that would draw in millions of dollars for the pair. I believe the fight …

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The Joy of Six: athletes who crossed over into combat sports

From a college basketball player turned sumo star to an ageless brawler, we present half a dozen athletes who decided to get a little more physical 1) Brock Lesnar, college wrestling to MMA Can you imagine if they hadnt taken a chunk out of his colon? If Mixed Martial Arts has a modern Bo Jackson, it might very well be …

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How Learning To Hurt People Is Helping Me Heal

I told everyone I could about the first time I went punched in the appearance. I was agitated because I was tired of beings telling me I wasnt a real boxer until I took a hit. I can thank the double-end pocket for helping me hit the milestone. This tiny little devil is a melon-sized container full of air and …

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UFC president offers $25m apiece to Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather

Dana White said he will offer $25m apiece to Mayweather and McGregor for presumed boxing match on Colin Cowherds sports talk radio show UFC president Dana White said on Friday that he would pay $25m apiece to Floyd Mayweather Jr and and MMA star Conor McGregor for a presumed boxing match with the split of additional pay-per-view revenue between the …

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Gervonta Davis talks a good combat but Floyd Mayweather Jr embezzles limelight

Floyd Mayweathers protg Gervonta Davis protects his IBF title against Liam Walsh at Londons Copper Box Arena on Saturday but Mayweather himself is overshadowing the occasion Professional boxing operates on a simple principle: destroy all harmony. It has been that course for a couple of centuries and it is not altogether a mystery demonstrated it is a sport that alters …

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Why Parkinson’s was Ali’s greatest battle

After being diagnosed in 1984, Muhammad Ali grew public awareness of Parkinsons and millions of dollars In the end, his greatest oppose was with the disease that had dogged the last three decades of his life. Muhammad Ali was diagnosed with Parkinsons in the 1980 s, an illness that is believed to have involved his respiratory state when he was …

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Tyson Fury is having a laugh- a sad and lonely one | Kevin Mitchell

Tyson Fury is undefeated but confused, duelling as he is with much stronger antagonists which gnaw at his feeling every day To speculate Tyson Furys assertion this week that he has retired from boxing simply for him to disavow within 3 hour is to enter the fighters vexed nature of mocking disregard for public opinion. In this constantly changing landscape, …

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What’s The Most Dangerous Contact Sport In The World?

A recent study into the medical histories of participants in two of the most notoriously dangerous sports in the world has revealed that when it comes to serious injuries, boxing remains the undisputed heavyweight champion. A team of researchers led by Shelby Karpman of the University of Albertas Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic examined the medical records from 10years of …

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