Gene Tunney

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 Alexander Povetkin is knocked down by   Anthony Joshua  in the seventh round of  their  world heavyweight title fight at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

Anthony Joshua is quietly adamant Deontay Wilder should be his 23rd opponent, at Wembley Stadium on April 13th, a date when sanity would have at least(...)

George Bernard Shaw. Photograph: Sasha/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

In the coverage of Robert Kennedy’s 50th anniversary, it was widely suggested that he was author of the famous phrase: “Some men see things as they ar(...)

From the depths of memory, I recalled the (unofficial) motto of the US postal service: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night shall stay these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”

Back in Montana last autumn after an emotional first trip to Ireland, my cousin Rosie sent each of her relatives here a Christmas card with a small me(...)