When BT's mellifluous American ring announcer Thomas Treiber proclaims the victor of the pick'em collision between youngsters Daniel Dubois and Nathan Gorman for the vacant British heavyweight title at London's O2 on Saturday night (July 13), there is only one certain outcome.
Liam Morgan: Race for International Tennis Federation President heats up as challengers rally against election rules
As the world’s best battle it out on the lush greens of the All-England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon for one of tennis’ four major titles, an increasingly bitter and splenetic contest is gathering pace away from the court.
The only thing distasteful about tea is the drink itself.
Parc Olympique Lyonnais will host the conclusion of the month-long FIFA Women’s World Cup tomorrow, a tournament touted to change the face of women’s football.
When the Argentinian team entered the San Paolo stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the Universiade here earlier this week, the wonderful reception they received was down to the legacy of a man who is still arguably the favourite sporting son of the city.
I caught up with beach soccer at the recent European Games in Minsk.
The 2018 financial statements of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) were made public during last week’s Session in Lausanne.
Mention bare knuckle boxing and mind drifts back to the 19th and 18th centuries – even beyond to the 1600s. Then, before horse racing was to become the sport of kings, boxing was the sport of the landed gentry, the super-rich nobility and the Regency Bucks.
Liam Morgan: Hard work starts now for Milan Cortina 2026 after Winter Olympic and Paralympic victory
Gianpietro Ghedina was all smiles as he took a late night victory plunge into Lake Geneva after Milan Cortina d’Ampezzo was awarded the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games a week ago today.
After a long build-up the additional sports for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris are now finally official. Well, sort of.
Nancy Gillen: Fall-out over Israel Folau homophobia controversy has potential to overshadow Netball World Cup
It was probably naïve of me to presume that controversy surrounding Australian rugby union player Israel Folau would have been nipped in the bud when his professional contract was terminated last month.
The 60th anniversary Universiade which begins in Naples next week will offer great opportunities to spot stars of the future. It will also be a chance to see some who have already made their name on the biggest stage at close hand.
Liam Morgan: AIBA take small step forward while providing reminder of why it finds itself in crisis mode
It may have taken years, if not decades, but some sense and pragmatism has finally started to creep into the decision-making process at the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
Literary wits and wags have long been a part of the big-time boxing scene, from George Bernard Shaw through to Damon Runyon, Norman Mailer and Budd Schulberg.
Many things are still unclear about the Dynamic New Athletics (DNA) programme that is making its international debut here within the 2nd European Games.