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Anthony Joshua after his stunning heavyweight vicoty over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty

Whatever happens to Anthony Joshua, life will never be the same for him. Freshly crowned and adored after destroying Wladimir Klitschko in front of a(...)

 Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Wladimir Klitschko with London mayor  Sadiq Khan. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Anthony Joshua can make the same game-changing impact on boxing as Tiger Woods achieved in golf, according to Barry Hearn. And veteran promoter Hearn(...)

World Featherweight champion Carl Frampton will fight Leo Santa Cruz in their rematch at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas on January 28th. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Carl Frampton has been named THE RING Magazine Fighter of the Year for 2016 after becoming a two-weight world champion. The Northern Irishman edged f(...)

Muhammad Ali: accidental boxer was ranked the greatest athlete of the 20th century by Sports Illustrated magazine. Photograph: Getty Images

The Greatest Muhammad Ali (1942-2016) Born Cassius Marcellus Clay in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of a house painter, the man who would change h(...)

Dublin’s Bernard Brogan celebrates finding the net against Westmeath in the Leinster final. His three points in the second half showed how well he knows every blade of grass in Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mid-term in this GAA summer, so what have we learned now all the provincial spoils have been handed out? The pecking order, as I see it, remains: Dubl(...)

Joe Frazier, left, in a boxing match against Muhammad Ali at Madison Square Garden in New York, in 1971. Photograph: Larry Morris/The New York Times

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” Muhammad Ali was more than a fighter in the boxing ring. He fought against racism, refused to be d(...)

The  funeral procession motorcade of Muhammad Ali on Grand Avenue in front of Ali’s childhood home in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Ty Wright/Getty Images

Tens of thousands of people lined the route of Muhammad Ali’s funeral procession as the black hearse carrying “The Greatest” passed through his hometo(...)

Muhammad Ali stands over Cleveland Williams after knocking him out in Houston on November 14th, 1966. Photo: Getty Images

Muhammad Ali’s life was freighted with sub text and narrative. So were his fights. There was rarely anything straightforward about them, always someth(...)

Barack Obama: Muhammad Ali was the Greatest. Period. Photograph: Reuters

Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest in his Kentucky home town of Louisville followed by a memorial service led by Bill Clinton, it has been announced, (...)

Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali: “I know all them insults are nonsense but he’s saying them and that means something”

It isn’t one of Muhammad Ali’s most famous quotes but it might be the wisest: “The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 3(...)

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