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Heavyweight champion should be retired by the time Brit will challenge

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Haye waits in wings as giants of yesteryear cling on to hopes

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Boxing: Calzaghe savours win laced with a warning

Unbeaten Welshman should heed the shocking decline in Jones and retire, writes James Lawton in New York

Boxing: Klitschko faces battle with body as well as Peter

When Samuel Peter and Vitali Klitschko climb through the ropes tonight for their World Boxing Council heavyweight fight at the O2 World Arena in Berlin it brings together two serious punchers in a division that is barely recognisable as the place where the greats of the ring once performed.

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Boxing: Whole new brawl game

Haye has the clout and charisma to rule world and can save heavyweight division

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There are often two ways to view a fight, and that was most definitely the case on Saturday night in Dusseldorf when Matt Skelton failed in his bid to win the World Boxing Association heavyweight title from Ruslan Chagaev.

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Postal worker's son to head world's 'biggest hedge fund'

Lloyd Blankfein has been named as the new chairman and chief executive of Goldman Sachs, making him the most influential banker on Wall Street and putting a former trader in charge of what is increasingly being called the biggest hedge fund in the world.

Palestinian premier promises to pay wages after protests by security forces

Ismail Haniyeh, Prime Minister of the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority, promised yesterday to start paying salaries to government employees in the aftermath of angry demonstrations by security officers over the non-payment of their wages.

Final heroics will not stop Larsson's homecoming

Henrik Larsson's introduction made the decisive difference in winning the European Cup for Barcelona but the Swedish striker remained adamant after the match that he will quit the club and return home this summer.

Boxing: Klitschko can prove true king of clout

Ukrainian giant of the heavyweights risks it all against dangerous but erratic American challenger

Boxing: Lewis rebuffs rumours of return to ring

On Saturday Lennox Lewis announced that he was making a comeback, but yesterday he made another announcement that he was staying retired.

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