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Boxing: Philippine fighters at risk in brain scan scam

A total of 150 professional boxers in the Philippines have been banned for falsifying brain scan results aimed at detecting serious head injuries in the sport, regulators said on Tuesday (Aug 15).

Fight with McGregor won’t go distance – Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather has said he has done his homework on mixed martial artist Conor McGregor and promised their multi-million dollar fight in Las Vegas on Aug. 26 will not go the distance.

Star Indian boxer offers to trade title for peace with China

Indian boxer Vijender Singh has offered to return the championship belt he won in this weekend's title fight over his Chinese rival in a nod to diplomacy amid a tense border standoff between New Delhi and Beijing.

I like my women BBW – Joshua replies Khan

British boxers Amir Khan and Anthony Joshua became embroiled in an explosive Twitter spat on Friday after Khan appeared to accuse Joshua of having a relationship with his wife.

Joshua ordered to defend boxing title against Ortiz

The World Boxing Association (WBA) has ordered world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to defend his title against Cuba’s Luis Ortiz, the organisation said on Friday.

Joshua suffers rematch blow as Klitschko retires

Joshua beat Klitschko to defend his IBF and win the WBA heavyweight titles, getting off the canvas to score a remarkable 11th-round knockout.

Klitschko retires from boxing to end Joshua rematch talks

Wladimir Klitschko has announced his shock retirement from boxing with immediate effect, ending any chance of a rematch against heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua.

Joshua gives Klitschko rematch deadline

Little over three months after the biggest win of his career, Anthony Joshua is eager to do it all again as he revealed the date of his next training camp, thus giving Wladimir Klitschko a tight deadline to agree to a rematch.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been accused of making a “political statement” in missing the Europa League final, with Azerbaijan’s UK ambassador claiming the Arsenal forward had the necessary assurances to travel to Baku.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan accused of making ‘political statement’ in missing Europa League final with Arsenal

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been accused of making a “political statement” in missing the Europa League final, with Azerbaijan’s UK ambassador claiming the Arsenal forward had the necessary assurances to travel to Baku.
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President Buhari summons Governor Masari over killings in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday summoned Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katisna State over rising killings by armed bandits in the state.
Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi has admitted that Arsenal were fortunate to score against Huddersfield despite their watertight defence.

Alex Iwobi: I hope Tottenham loses Champions League final to Liverpool

Alex Iwobi is not sticking his neck out for Tottenham Hotspur when they face Liverpool in the final of the UEFA Champions League.

NEMA receives another 195 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 195 stranded Nigerians from Libya.
The quantum of investment in the Nigerian economy by Chinese companies has hit $20bn, the President, China Chambers of Commerce in Nigeria, Mr Ye Shuijin, has disclosed.

CCCN: Chinese companies’ investments in Nigeria hit $20 billion

The quantum of investment in the Nigerian economy by Chinese companies has hit $20bn, the President, China Chambers of Commerce in Nigeria, Mr Ye Shuijin, has disclosed.