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Floyd Mayweather has confirmed he will fight Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand on May 2. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Apart from the result, two things will be remembered most about the first and possibly last fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao -confirm(...)

 Muhammad Ali (right) covers up against George Foreman during their world heavyweight boxing title fight in Kinshasa, Zaire.  Photograph: Getty Images

When Muhammad Ali rumbled in the jungle with George Foreman exactly 40 years ago on Thursday, they were safely distant from the dying embers of a con(...)

 Keith Higgins of Mayo tracks Kerry’s James O’Donoghue at Croke Park last weekend.  Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

There’s a great story told in Michael Foley’s book “Kings of September” about the moment in the week before the 1982 All-Ireland football final that (...)

Cork’s Alan Cadogan and Paddy Stapleton of Tipperary clash in yesterday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A testing Sunday, that. From Croke Park to Stade Jean Bouin to Croke Park to Stade Jean Bouin and back again, and as ever you end up addled, half hear(...)

A typical scene at the Brewster gym. Joe Louis strolling in with a violin case in his hand, still pretending to his mother he’s on his way to music le(...)

It is a measure of Muhammad Ali’s celebrity status that this week’s 50th anniversary of one of his fights should have prompted a flurry of feat(...)

Lucinda Creighton at the Reform Alliance conference at the RDS over the weekend. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A grand day out. But it went a bit sour in the end. Lucinda Creighton said she was very happy, but she didn’t look or sound it. The woman who is not t(...)

 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(...)

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