Boxing: Hamzah taken the distance but eases past plucky Thai veteran to retain title; compatriot David loses

SINGAPORE – Singapore professional boxer Hamzah Farouk took just two minutes to win the World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia continental super featherweight title last November, but was pushed to the limit in his first defence on Friday (April 12) night at The Ring Fighting Championship VI. Hamzah, 30, dominated veteran Thai fighter Paiboon Lorkham for almost the entire 10 rounds, […]

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Boxing: Manny Pacquiao tells son: 'You don't need to box'

MANILA (AFP) – Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao said on Wednesday (Feb 20) he has urged his eldest son to stay out of the ring after the 19-year-old’s forays into fighting made the young man’s mother cry. Pacquiao, the only fighter to win world titles in eight different weight divisions, said he and his wife have even made a point […]

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Five Gaelic football teams to watch in 2019

Ahead of the new year, we pick out five teams to watch as they aim to improve on their respective 2018 campaigns. Galway While 2018 finished on a disappointing note for the Tribesmen, the year presented some important milestones: a League final appearance upon their return to Division 1, a Connacht title, and breaking an 18-year wait for both an […]

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Boxing: Mayweather blitzes Tenshin in Japanese boxing exhibition

SAITAMA (REUTERS) – Floyd Mayweather came out of retirement briefly to score a lucrative victory in an exhibition boxing match in Japan over kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa that will do more for his bank balance than it did for the reputation of combat sports. The 20-year-old, who is unbeaten in professional kickboxing and mixed martial arts, was sent crashing to the […]

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Michael van Gerwen and Gary Anderson in action on Thursday at World Darts Championship

Michael van Gerwen, Gary Anderson and Michael Smith headline Thursday’s World Championship action, as the third-round comes to a close and the fourth-round gets underway. Here’s what’s in prospect on Thursday at the World Darts Championship… Devon Petersen v Steve West (R3) Devon Petersen and Steve West will sense a huge opportunity to progress through their quarter of the draw, […]

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Monica Vinader Boxing Day 2018 sale: which deals to look out for on December 26th

But don't be fooled by the celebrity following, it's much more affordable than you might think – especially when the Boxing Day sale rolls around. We can't wait until December 26th to start shopping for all of Monica Vinader's signatures. The Siren stacking ring (it matches Kate Middleton's favourite earrings), the alphabet pendant worn by Kendall Jenner and the Insta-famous coin necklace […]

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