Sport in Short: Boxing

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BRITAIN'S Henry Akinwande challenges the East German, Axel Schulz, for the European heavyweight title vacated by Lennox Lewis in Berlin tonight.

DEREK ANGOL, the Commonwealth cruiserweight champion, is not be charged with any offence by the British Boxing Board of Control after failing a drugs test when he lost to Akim Tafer in a European title match in France last October. Angol had taken an over-the-counter medication to combat chest congestion. The Board will warn him about the dangers of taking such medication.

PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Cleveland, Ohio) 10-rd middleweight bout: R Duran (Pan) bt K Hulsey (US) rsf 2nd.

EUROPEAN FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (Clermont-Ferrand, Fra): M Stecca (It) bt F Benichou (Fra) pts.