Boxing: Marvelous Marvin says: 'I couldn't be a pretender'

Legend can still feel force of punches from an era when fighters were proud

Boxing: Khan comes home to face McCloskey

Amir Khan will defend his WBA light-welterweight title against the European champion Paul McCloskey on 16 April. In his first fight on home soil since 2009, the Briton will face the Northern Irishman at the MEN Arena in Manchester.

Inside Lines: London Games under scrutiny as sport bigwigs come to town

It may not have registered yet, but this year London is to stage the biggest sporting jamboree outside of the Olympics which follow in 2012.

Sport quotes of the year 2010

From Tiger Woods' extraordinary public confession to Wayne Rooney criticising 'loyal supporters' at the World Cup, it has been quite a year for outspoken sportsmen

Boxing: Pacquiao faces Mosley test

Manny Pacquiao is set to defend his WBO world welterweight title against Shane Mosley on May 7, according to promoter Bob Arum.

Boxing: King Khan and Co prove that Britain's got talent

Those who were giving boxing the Last Rites – not to mention a few lethal lefts – should be suitably chastened by the battered old sport's remarkable resurrection last weekend. In Las Vegas and Liverpool there were fights which not only breathed new life into the game but indicated that the quality of Britain's talent should not be measured by the size of Audley Harrison's heart.

James Lawton: City's riches will be worthless if they do not win their duel with the ultimate gun for hire

With the pervading sense that his ultimate loyalty is to himself Tevez is as much aforce of potential destruction as triumph

Ricky Hatton settles £1.4m wages claim

Ex-boxer Ricky Hatton has settled a £1.4 million claim for unpaid wages from his former trainer.

Boxing: Mayweather in row with security guard

A security guard has accused boxer Floyd Mayweather Jnr of poking him in the face several times and threatening him over parking violations outside Mayweather's home, police said yesterday. Mayweather refused to speak to police officers called to his house to investigate the confrontation on Monday, but a misdemeanor battery report was taken and was being submitted for possible prosecution, said Marcus Martin, a Las Vegas police officer.

Boxing: Khan ready for showdown with Mayweather 'in next 12 months'

Amir Khan has revealed he could fight American superstar Floyd Mayweather next year – with the blessing and backing of friend and sparring partner Manny Pacquiao.

Chris Eubank: The dandy bounces back off the ropes – now he's the daddy

A great character as well as one of Britain's finest boxing talents, the man with the monocle is back with a bang and 'mentoring' his son in the sweet science. Alan Hubbard speaks to Chris Eubank

Boxing: Pacquiao allowed to leave hospital

The seven-times world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao checked out from a private hospital in the Philippines capital yesterday, two days after he was admitted suffering from stomach pains and fatigue.

Boxing: Mayweather survives scare to stay unbeaten

Floyd Mayweather resisted an early onslaught by his fellow American Shane Mosley to extend his unbeaten professional record to 41-0 with a unanimous points victory in their welterweight bout in Las Vegas late on Saturday night.

Boxing: Mayweather: I am unbeatable

Floyd Mayweather has warned Shane Mosley that there is no game-plan that will be able to beat him ahead of their non-title fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas tonight. “There is no remedy on how to beat Floyd Mayweather. It’s like a difficult maths problem that no one can solve,” he said.

James Lawton: Throw a match just to spite United? Nothing is further from the spirit of Shankly

Having endured such a brutal season, Liverpool fans are probably entitled to a little dispensation for psychological trauma. Even so, this hardly dilutes the dispiriting meaning of a debate that has been growing for some time on Merseyside.

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