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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: 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: 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.