Carl Froch may have won the first fight but his camp has been in crisis

Steve Bunce on Boxing: Mind games reach a new level for Carl Froch v George Groves rematch

Trash-talking gives way to ‘quack quacks’ and think tanks

Super Middleweight boxer George Groves attends an SJA lunch on April 3, 2014 in London, England.

Boxing: Carl Froch v George Groves - Challenger Groves signs up with promoters Sauerland just 12 days before Wembley rematch

Groves announces he is 'extremely pleased' to join the German-based outfit as he looks for revenge over champion Froch

Future Pro Football Hall of Fame head coach of the Green Bay Packers Vince Lombardi poses here as a student at Fordham University circa the mid-1930s
George Groves
Lift-off: Rebekah Tiler is aiming for a top-10 result in Rio in 2016, then gold at Tokyo 2020

Weightlifting: Britain's strongest woman represents greatest chance of first Olympic gold in the discipline

Rebekah Tiler can lift three times her own body weight and is still only 15
Head start: Hannah Whelan on the beam put GB in a early good position
Princes William and Harry get into the swing at Twickenham

The Rugby World Cup is shaping up as an extravaganza for posh people rather than the populist showpiece that was London 2012

Any environment where Wills and Harry look at home is worth abhorring
The NFL player faces two counts of first-degree murder

NFL star Aaron Hernandez charged with two counts of first-degree murder in relation to unsolved killings

These are the second murder charges brought against former New England Patriots player

Aaron Hernandez has been indicted with the murder of two men
Bermane Stiverne celebrates his win over Chris Arreola with promoter Don King in Los Angeles on Saturday

Boycott launched against openly gay St Louis Rams player Michael Sam, by Christian lobbyist Jack Burkman

Michael Sam was drafted by the NFL team on Sunday, and celebrated by kissing his boyfriend live on TV

Donald Sterling's punishment was the most severe ever handed down to a team owner

Donald Sterling NBA racism row: Under-fire LA Clippers owner says Magic Johnson ‘should be ashamed of himself’ for having HIV

Embattled owner shows how not to apologise for making offensive comments

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Gary Ballance (R) of England raises his bat after reaching his 150 alongside Ian Bell during day two of the 3rd Investec Test match between England and India
Cricket REPORTEngland vs India: News from the second day of the Test
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The ‘Free Palestine’ bracelet worn by Moeen Ali
Sport
Jos Buttler’s whirlwind knock of 85 comes to an end when he bottom edges a Ravindra Jadeja delivery on to his own wicket
Sport
Jazz Carlin looks simply delighted after her win in the 800m freestyle final
Commonwealth Games
Sport
Kemar Bailey-Cole shades Adam Gemili in the 100m final
'Next big thing in Jamaican athletics' bounces back from bad start
Sport
Nick Matthew, below centre, goes all out to beat James Willstrop for gold
Squash lost out to wrestling in last Olympic vote
Sport
The lesson is, never run in jeans
Sport
Cecil Afrika, of South Africa, goes over for a try during the Rugby Sevens tournament
Commonwealth Games 2014: South Africa hand the All Blacks their first ever defeat at the Commonwealth Games
Sport
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
Sport
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
Sport
athletics'If the leaders don’t ask us to change it, what are we supposed to do?' asks stadium official
Sport
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
Sport
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
Formula 1REPORTHungarian Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo wins at the Hungaroring with Alonso second
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Lewis Hamilton pictured ahead of Nico Rosberg
REACTIONHungarian Grand Prix: Mercedes driver wouldn't let Rosberg pass, despite orders
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Germany's Marcel Kittel celebrates as he crosses the finish line on the final stage of the Tour de France
CyclingREPORT Tour de France: Thrilling finale to final stage
Sport
Tony Gallopin gave France reason to cheer on stage 11
ANALYSIS Best moments of 2014
Sport
Anthony Tuitavake, Sam Tuitupou, Joe Rokocoko and Sitiveni Sivivatu
Rugby Union 1Tonga, Samoa and Fiji could have a few extra options ahead of the 2015 World Cup
News
Sepp Blatter reveals Russia as the hosts of the 2018 tournament
footballCalls follow downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
Sport
Michael Shelley of Australia celebrates as he crosses the line to win the Men's Marathon
Commonwealth GamesCommonwealth Games 2014: Kenya's Flomena Cheyech Daniel took the women's crown as thousands braved the damp conditions
Sport
Dai Greene thought he had no chance of competing in Glasgow a few months ago
Commonwealth Games 2014: Welsh hurdler was World, European and Commonwealth champion in the space of 13 months, but then the injuries crept in can be cruel
Sport
Bolt salutes the Jamaican flag
Commonwealth Games 2014: He is only in the relay but remains the Games' biggest draw. So there was a huge sigh of relief when he arrived ready to race
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