Dillian Whyte was cleared to fight in his WBC heavyweight bout with Oscar Rivas despite an adverse finding in a drugs test. Photograph: PA

Dillian Whyte has been provisionally suspended by the World Boxing Council pending an investigation into an adverse finding in a drugs test prior to h(...)

Katie Taylor with Jasmine Clarkson during Saturday’s fight in Brooklyn. Photograph: Emily Harney/INPHO

Another stoppage for Katie Taylor. Another source of frustration for the Irish lightweight who has craved meeting quality opponents but, at the moment(...)

Whether in the ring or in business, Wayne McCullough’s personal mantra is: “Never give up, work hard and believe.”

Ask anyone who has ever tried to set up a business or to keep one afloat to be brutally honest about what it is really like and the feedback suggests (...)

Protesters, blocked by police and a barrier of buses in the street, can be seen from an upper floor of the Parliament building in Kiev today. Photograph: Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times.

Ukraine’s embattled government held onto power in parliament today but president Viktor Yanukovich left on a trip to China with much of the centre of (...)

 Muhammad Ali, right, winces as Ken Norton hits him with a left to the head during their re-match at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Ken Norton, who has died aged 70, will be best remembered for breaking Muhammad Ali’s jaw on his way to a poi(...)

Former heavyweight boxer Ken Norton arriving for the 16th annual Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love Gala” and 70th birthday celebration for Muhammad Ali at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada in this February 18th, 2012 file image. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who defeated Muhammad Ali and broke his jaw, has died at the age of 70.Norton passed away in a care facility y(...)