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Wladimir Klitschko has launched his most scathing attack yet on David Haye in an attempt to taunt the WBA heavyweight champion into fighting before his planned retirement in October.

Boxing: Wladimir Klitschko labels David Haye a 'liar' and a 'loser'

Wladimir Klitschko has branded David Haye a "liar" and a "loser" and questioned his claims he will retire this year.

Boxing: Audley Harrison purse will not be withheld

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Klitschkos: 'Haye can fight either one of us'

Ukrainian brothers Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko, who hold four out of five world heavyweight title crowns, have promised a much-anticipated fight with the WBA champion David Haye will take place next year.

Inside Lines: Call for snubbed fight stars to boycott tonight's Beeb awards

More than a fistful of Britain's top professional boxers will be in the audience at tonight's BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards in Birmingham, for which one of them, David Haye, has been nominated. But the promoter Frank Warren says they should be boycotting the event in protest at the BBC's refusal to screen the sport.

Mark Steel: A clear case of attack by wheelchair

The police like to set their public relations department a special Christmas challenge, don't they? Because that's the only explanation for them being filmed on the anti-fees demonstration, chucking a disabled man out of his wheelchair and shoving him along the road, unless it was to enjoy telling their PR team, "Stick a positive spin on that for us, could you?"

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