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Boxing: Pacquiao loss is latest bout of controversy

Boxing finds itself mired in controversy again after fierce criticism of the decision to award Timothy Bradley a split-decision victory over hot favourite Manny Pacquiao at Las Vegas' MGM Grand in the early hours of yesterday.

Boxing: Khan sets his sights on Mayweather after impressing America

Amir Khan is prepared to fight anyone as he continues his quest to be recognised as the world's best pound-for-pound fighter. Khan took another step towards claiming boxing's most prestigious accolade when he became unified light-welterweight champion with a fifth-round stoppage of Zab Judah on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Centre, Las Vegas.

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

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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.