Heavyweight champion should be retired by the time Brit will challenge
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Sunday 17 August 2008
A remarkable haul of nine medals in one day yesterday – four of them gold – was Great Britain's greatest Olympic showing for 100 years. And though in the early hours of this morning, Paula Radcliffe was unable to add any more precious metal in the marathon, she proved the doctors wrong who said her latest Olympic adventure would be a mission impossible.
Wednesday 13 August 2008
His team-mates call him Dynamite Dave and the British boxing team captain certainly lit the fuse of great expectations with an inspirational victory, unquestionably the most significant and dramatic of his career, a second round stoppage of the Olympic super-heavyweight Russian Islam Titmurziev - the gold medal favourite.
Monday 04 August 2008
Monday 04 August 2008
Sunday 13 July 2008
Eight years ago this summer, Audley Harrison posed on the podium in Sydney with the world in his fists. The Olympic super-heavyweight champion, Britain's first boxing gold medallist in 32 years, vowed that soon he would convert that gold into much bigger bullion as a pro, by winning the world heavyweight title. Alas, as another anniversary of that Olympian achievement looms, it still has not happened. Beaten in three of his last six fights, Harrison is not even a contender.
Sunday 22 June 2008
Sunday 15 June 2008
Amir Khan makes his last appearance on ITV next Saturday and is likely to deliver a swift parting shot. This will be aimed in the direction of the former British super-featherweight champion Michael Gomez, the fourth challenger for Khan's Commonwealth lightweight title.
Sunday 08 June 2008
James Lawton: Boxing's gilded age no match for era when four kings let loose the full furies of youth
Tuesday 22 April 2008
Sunday 13 April 2008
Sunday 30 December 2007
The Hitman may have hit the deck, but 2007 was the year in which British boxing hit the heights. The battered old game's comeback anticlimaxed when Ricky Hatton ran into a reality check in Las Vegas, but otherwise it was a prodigious 12 months which produced a record seven world champions, one of them Joe Calzaghe, voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, while the coach of the year just happens to be his dad.
Sunday 07 January 2007
Saturday 03 June 2006
The light at the end of the tunnel does not seem to be getting any brighter for Northern Foods, the food maker which has warned on profits three times since January. Deutsche Bank became the latest broker to recommend selling the shares, despite Thursday's announcement that the company plans to sell £200m of assets to stop the rot.
Sunday 28 May 2006
Friday 26 May 2006
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
Russian 'aggression' sees Poland rearm its military as minister warns: 'We must be ready'
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