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Kellie Maloney, formerly known as Frank

Inside Lines: Frank Maloney's bombshell leaves boxing shaken but supportive

Even by the bizarre standards of boxing's tales of the unexpected, the news that the veteran fight promoter Frank Maloney had undergone "gender re-assignment" and from now on is a woman known as Kellie ranks among the biggest bombshells to rock the sport. You could have knocked the fight fraternity down with a feather, let alone a right-hander.

A sunset shot of the late finish to the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland

Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014: British Olympic silver medalist Ian Walker sets new record as he takes spoils

Walker completed the Britain and Ireland race in 4 days, 13 hours, 10 minutes and 28 seconds to take victory

Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad

Shirtless Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad should have kept his gold

Frenchman had his medal stripped for celebration

Martyn Rooney and Matt Hudson-Smith celebrate 400m gold and silver last night getty

Martyn Rooney delivers on promise with 400m gold in European Championships

Martyn Rooney finally delivers on his potential with gold in Zurich

Kell Brook pictured training in Las Vegas last week

Shawn Porter vs Kell Brook: Sheffield fighter says he is ready for the 'big stage'

Brook battles for the IBF welterweight title in the early hours of Sunday morning

Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad

European Championships 2014: Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad wins 3,000m gold, then gets disqualified for taking off vest

Mekhissi-Benabbad coasted home topless, with officials deciding to disqualify him from the finals standings as a result

Britain’s James Dasaolu won the 100m gold on Wednesday

European Athletics Championships 2014: Relay squad does not need me to win gold, says James Dasaolu

Leaving out Britain’s fastest man shows the strength in depth available

Dina Asher-Smith of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Kelly Proper of Ireland speak after the Women's 200 metres semi-final on day three of the 22nd European Athletics Championships

European Athletics Championships 2014: Dina Asher-Smith makes the grade on and off track

Gaining a place at King’s College University is followed by record-breaking 200m performance

Musandam-Sail Oman roars through the finish line off Cowes to grab a record-breaking win in the Sevenstars Round Britain and Ireland Race

Trimaran sets new record for Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race

Musandam-Oman Sail 's three days, three hours, 32 minutes and 36 seconds time has shaved almost 17 minutes from the previous 75 hours plus benchmark

James Dasaolu (left) edges out France’s Christophe Lemaitre to win the 100m
Skippered by Ian Walker, Abu Dhabi’s Azzam has led new crop of Volvo 65s in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race

Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Musandam-Oman Sail on target for record

Racing down the west coast of Ireland, the six of Oman’s best were still on target to break Loick Peyron's record for racing non-stop in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race and his giant Banque Populaire was twice the length of Sidney Gavignet’s Musandam-Oman Sail.

Jo Pavey from Great Britain poses with the flag after the women's 10'000m final race

Jo Pavey gold medal: The science of her long-distance success

Just weeks away from her 41st birthday, we could have forgiven Jo Pavey, a mother of two young children, for hanging up her running shoes and switching to life in the slow lane.

Kell Brook pictured training in Las Vegas last week

Shawn Porter vs Kell Brook: George Groves backs Brook to win IBF title in Los Angeles

The fight takes place in the early hours of Sunday morning

Lynsey Sharp will look to add European gold to her Commonwealth Games silver

European Athletics Championships 2014: Lynsey Sharp looks to write new chapter into already extraordinary season

800m runner looking to add European gold to her Commonwealth Games silver

Jo Pavey crosses the line to win the women’s 10,000m

Jo Pavey: Mum's the word as athlete becomes oldest European champion in history

Mother-of-two becomes the oldest European champion in history after 10,000m success

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring one of his hat-trick goals against Swansea
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