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The A-Z of 2015 : Top Sporting Moments

  As another year passes by, the world of sports did not shy away from providing us with some spectacular events, stats and scandals. Players rose up to the occasions, countries were made proud and fans were given the treat...
Manny Pacquiao

Pacquiao to fight Bradley in April 9 bout

(Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring for a possible swan song next April to take on American Timothy Bradley for a third time, the Filipino's promoter told Reuters on Wednesday. Pacquiao, 37, and Bradley, 32, will meet...

World heavyweight champion Fury stripped of IBF title

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury's uncle and trainer says the decision to strip the British fighter of one of his three titles is "absolutely scandalous". The 27-year-old title holder, whose comments about homosexuality and women...
Tyson fury

Shortlisted for BBC award, Tyson provokes fury with words

LONDON (Reuters) - With a name like his, Tyson Fury was not destined to be a shy and retiring wallflower. Since becoming world heavyweight champion, the 27-year-old British boxer has been living up to his name, provoking fury well beyond...
Wladimir Klitschko

Klitschko wants heavyweight rematch with Fury

REUTERS - Vladimir Klitschko wants a rematch against Tyson Fury to try to regain his world heavyweight boxing titles, he said on Wednesday. The Ukrainian-born former IBF, WBA and WBO title holder has exercised his right to request a second...
Jermain Taylor

Jermain Taylor pleads guilty to Arkansas felony charges

By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Former world middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor on Tuesday entered guilty pleas in an Arkansas state court to felony charges stemming from three separate cases and is set to face sentencing in...
Wladimir Klitschko & Tyson Fury Weigh-In

Fury in row over ring canvas for Klitschko fight

BERLIN (Reuters) - British challenger Tyson Fury complained about the condition of the ring canvas at Duesseldorf's Esprit arena as a fresh dispute erupted hours before his world title fight with heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday. Fury's handlers protested...

Fury cites Ali, Douglas as he plots Klitschko sensation

ESSEN, Germany (Reuters) - Tyson Fury invoked the spirit of Muhammad Ali and Buster Douglas as he declared on Friday that he could pull off one of heavyweight boxing's great sensations by ending Wladimir Klitschko's seemingly eternal reign as...