Mike Tyson

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Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury during their WBC heavyweight clash in LA. Photograph: Lionel Hahn/PA

When Tyson Fury got up from the canvas to finish like a wounded bull in the 12th round of his achingly unfair draw with Deontay Wilder in a faraway ri(...)

Boxer Tyson Fury flexes after exchanging words with opponent Deontay Wilder at a news conference in Los Angeles. Photo: Damian Dovarganes/Getty Images

Tyson Fury, one of the world’s best boxers, says he has been living clean for the past 12 months. The dark thoughts and alcohol-fuelled binges are gon(...)

I resorted to breast stroke and the back stroke, despite not trying either for years. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times/File

It’s not often I like to quote Mike Tyson, but here’s an exception. Splashing about like a one-winged, disorientated duck in Lough Key last June, farc(...)

Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Conor McGregor in the fourth round to retain his lightweight title at UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday night. Photograph: Inpho/Today Sports

Conor McGregor has ridden a wave of outrageous fortune in Las Vegas that previously made him untold millions, but on Saturday night against Khabib Nur(...)

 Serena Williams argues with umpire Carlos Ramos during her defeat to Naomi Osaka in the women’s singles finals at the US Open.  Photograph:   Jaime Lawson/Getty Images

The venerable boxing trainer Cus D’Amato used to say that emotion, particularly fear, is like fire. If you make it work for you, then it can cook your(...)

Jake Buiuc-Keegan, 3 from Tallaght raises the Sam Maguire with Dublin players at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

There is something incredibly weird about traditions. Sometimes, we do something annually, monthly, daily, before or after a match because we know it’(...)

Ilac Centre Library. Photograph:  Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Shortly before 10am, 40 people are waiting at the steps that lead to the Central Library in the Ilac Centre, Dublin. “Some mornings you’d think there’(...)

  Serena Williams celebrates winning her quarter-finals against Camila Giorgi on Tuesday. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

There has been a hard won changing of attitude towards Serena Williams over the 20 years she has been playing at Wimbledon. At first the braided hair(...)

David Haye has announced his retirement from boxing aged 37. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty

David Haye has announced his retirement from boxing at the age of 37. The former WBA heavyweight champion insisted he would stop fighting if he again(...)

Danny Welbeck talks to the media after an England training session in Burton-upon-Trent. Photograph: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

There might be quite a few people who are surprised to learn the identity of the player in Gareth Southgate’s squad who will be going to Russia for th(...)

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