Dejan Zlaticanin (right) and Ricky Burns square off in Glasgow on Friday night

Boxing: Ricky Burns' hopes of another world title tilt shattered after split decision defeat by Dejan Zlaticanin

The Scot battled back after being floored inside the first 20 seconds

Andy Wiggins has been drafted to the Cleveland Cavaliers
England's captain Matt Dawson (left) walks towards the jubilating Scottish captain Andy Nicol (foreground) with Duncan Hodge (No.10) after they beat England

Battle of Bannockburn anniversary: Ten memorable sporting moments when Scotland defeated England

The Battle of Bannockburn leads the way in the Scots' most famous defeats of the English, but they've also had success in the world of sport

The US government has revoked the official trademark registration of the Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins lose trademark protection but vow to appeal decision

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board said the name disparages Native Americans

The IOC are particularly embarrassed over Blatter's allegations that racism is behind criticism of the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar

Inside Lines: Embarrassed IOC will keep close eye on slippery Sepp Blatter

The International Olympic Committee, terrified of being drawn into the current Fifa imbroglio after their own Games-changing votes-for-bungs corruption scandal over Salt Lake City in 2002, are keeping an anxious eye on the machinations surrounding the international football body's president Sepp Blatter.

The former England footballer ventured into the Amazon jungle for his programme, 'David Beckham into the Unknown'

Sport on TV: Life's a beach for the pundits even if it isn't for the locals

When he ventured into the Amazon jungle in David Beckham into the Unknown (BBC1, Monday), the former pride and joy of England's three lions looked a lot like Dennis Hopper's deranged groupie in Apocalypse Now with his tattoos and bristly chin and bandana. Sadly he would never be mistaken for Marlon Brando's Colonel Kurtz as he revealed that Victoria wouldn't let him back in the house before he had showered. But then Kurtz probably never had a woman like Posh Spice behind him, unless that was why he disappeared in the first place.

Marian Gaborik #12 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the Kings 3-2 double overtime victory against the New York Rangers

NHL Stanley Cup: Los Angeles Kings clinch Stanley Cup victory in double overtime to provide the perfect ending to a dramatic play-off series

Alec Martinez struck the winning goal as the clock ticked down to clinch the best-of-seven series 4-1 over the New York Rangers

NBA: San Antonio Spurs one game away from the title after dominating the Heat in Miami

Spurs can win their first title since 2007 after 107-86 win

Behind the glamorous image of the Los Angeles Kings’ ice girls is a world of strict working conditions and humiliating tasks

National Hockey League’s ice girl cheerleaders ‘work in torture camps’

The apparently glamorous roles come with strict conditions and humiliating tasks

NBA: Kawhi Leonard scores 29 points to inspire the San Antonio Spurs to a 2-1 Finals lead over the Miami Heat

Leonard leads scorers in a 111-92 victory at the American Airlines Arena

Chris Eubank Jnr won his 16th fight last Saturday when he beat Stephan Horvath

Steve Bunce on Boxing: Chris Eubank Jnr brings back some of the theatrics – and skills – that made his father famous

Chris Eubank returned to a British boxing ring on Saturday wearing specially adapted jodhpurs, knee-high riding boots, a hunting jacket with the sleeves removed and a tie. There was also a concealed monocle in there somewhere.

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat goes to the basket against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Two of the 2014 NBA Finals
Tom Daley secured silver in the Diving World Series event in Mexico
David Beckham is planning to build a stadium in Miami’s port for a new football team he will own

View from the sofa: We need a guide if we’re to be hurled into the unknown

David Beckham Into the Unknown BBC 1, GAA Sky Sports 3

Up and running : Mayor wants to get Londoners more sports conscious

Inside Lines: Boris Johnson starts race for new supremo of London Sport

London Mayor Boris Johnson is to hire a new supremo tasked with getting the capital back on its feet – literally. He wants a high-profile figure to take charge of London Sport, a body which aims to co-ordinate a post-Olympics sporting strategy designed to make Londoners fitter and more community-sport conscious.

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Moeen Ali wearing the 'Save Gaza' and 'Free Palestine' wristbands on his left arm
Cricket England v India: Batsman told he cannot wear any wristbands with political messages on them
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ANALYSISMoeen Ali just the latest sportsman to test the boundaries
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Englands Stuart Broad (R) appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of Indias Cheteshwar Pujara
LATESTEngland vs India: News from the third day of the third Test
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Chika Amalaha competing at the Glasgow games
Commonwealth Games Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha provisionally suspended
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Ojo Onaolapo celebrates winning the bronze medal
VIDEO Wild celebrations at the Glasgow Games
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Jazz Carlin looks simply delighted after her win in the 800m freestyle final
Adlington was poolside to see Carlin finally come good and bring a golden end to two years of frustration
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Kemar Bailey-Cole shades Adam Gemili in the 100m final
'Next big thing in Jamaican athletics' bounces back from bad start
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Nick Matthew, below centre, goes all out to beat James Willstrop for gold
Squash lost out to wrestling in last Olympic vote
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The lesson is, never run in jeans
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Vincenzo Nibali on the final stage of the Tour de France
CyclingANALYSIS Tour de France: Nibali becomes the first Italian winner since Marco Pantani in 1998
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Geraint Thomas has crashed in the last three stages but claims that is fairly normal
The British rider impressed at this year's Tour de France and has been rewarded with a new contract until the end of 2016
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A truck hangs on the edge of a hefty drop at the Spa-Franchorchamps track
motor racingSpa 24 Hours 2014: A lorry driver managed to drive off the edge of the paddock area, pushing a car off it in the process
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Lewis Hamilton pictured ahead of Nico Rosberg
Formula 1REACTIONHungarian Grand Prix: Mercedes driver wouldn't let Rosberg pass, despite orders
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Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo (C) celebrates with Scuderia Ferrari's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso (L) and Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton
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Tony Gallopin gave France reason to cheer on stage 11
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Sepp Blatter reveals Russia as the hosts of the 2018 tournament
footballCalls follow downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
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Michael Shelley of Australia celebrates as he crosses the line to win the Men's Marathon
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