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George Groves sets his sights while Chris Eubank Jr runs out of options

• Boxer damaged his left shoulder in 12th round of the contest• Groves can prove his worth in final of World Boxing Super SeriesGeorge Groves, his left shoulder still throbbing, cast a quick gaze into the immediate future and smiled. He had emerged wou…

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George Groves beats Chris Eubank Jr on points despite shoulder injury drama

• Groves sees out last round with one arm immobilised• Hammersmith fighter through to World Boxing Super Series finalGeorge Groves finished a wild night in Manchester with his left arm hanging redundantly by his side, his WBA super-middleweight title i…

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George Groves v Chris Eubank Jr: World Boxing Super Series – live!

Round-by-round updates from the semi-final in ManchesterKevin Mitchell: Groves and Eubank trade verbal blows before showdownFeel free to email your thoughts to Nick or tweet @NickMiller79 10.29pm GMT Round twoGroves throws a haymaker but misses, then c…

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Belligerent George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr trade verbal blows

• Super-middleweights fight in World Boxing Super Series semi-final• Groves: ‘I’m in the prime of my career, fighting better than ever’George Groves does not think Chris Eubank Jr is even the best Chris Eubank in his family – and the WBA champion recko…

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‘I tried to take my life’: Leon McKenzie on football, boxing and male pride

Leon McKenzie, the footballer-turned boxer who tried to kill himself while playing for Charlton, hopes sharing his story can help other young men who are suffering in silenceA film by Copa90 of the Guardian Sport NetworkLeon McKenzie was playing for No…

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George Groves: ‘I don’t want to be damaged, but I haven’t earned enough yet’

George Groves can’t wait to take on Chris Eubank Jr – and his famous father – next week, yet behind the bravado all three men know the trauma of seriously hurting an opponentThey are a funny little team, the Eubanks,” George Groves says wryly at the ba…

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British boxer Muhammad Ali gets two-year ban for positive steroid test

Yorkshireman failed test following World Series of Boxing matchAli protested innocence of intentional wrongdoingThe British Olympic boxer Muhammad Ali has been given a two-year ban after testing positive for a steroid last year, the sport’s world gover…

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Memory Lane: inside the dressing room – in pictures

Every sporting venue contains a room that is home to scenes of jubilation, dejection, reflection, team talks, high jinks and everything in between. We have had a rummage in the archives to peak into the dressing rooms of yesteryear Continue reading…

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Roy Jones Jr is retiring 14 years too late – but in his own sweet time

Perhaps a 49-year-old should be nowhere near a boxing ring but who are we to decide when someone else should retire?By Brent Hedtke for The Queensberry RulesShortly before his death in 2011, Christopher Hitchens said of his impending mortality: “It wil…

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Amir Khan throws water over Phil Lo Greco in pre-fight press conference

• Khan is returning to the ring for the first time in almost two years• Former world champion reacted to taunts about his personal lifeAmir Khan reacted to taunts about his personal life by throwing water over his future opponent Phil Lo Greco as the p…

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Canelo Álvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch set for 5 May

Two fighters were involved in controversial draw last SeptemberGGG had won all 38 fights until his fight against Mexican opponentCanelo Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin are set to meet again in an eagerly-awaited 5 May rematch. The announcement was made by…

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IOC ‘worried’ by new Aiba president’s links to heroin trade and organised crime

• Gafur Rakhimov was named in interim role on Saturday• Uzbek’s assets in USA have been frozen Amateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been plunged into a fresh crisis after the International Olympic Committee admitted it was “extremely worried” tha…

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Errol Spence Jr overwhelms Lamont Peterson in welterweight title defense

Spence drops Peterson in fifth before fight is stopped in eighthFormer Olympian improves to 23 wins in 23 fights with 20 KOsErrol Spence Jr easily defended his welterweight title for the first time Saturday night, beating Lamont Peterson when the fight…

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Anthony Joshua desperate to make Joseph Parker pay for ‘king of steroids’ jibe

• Joshua derides Parker’s remarks as a ‘PR stunt’• Pair meet in March with Joshua’s WBA, IBF and IBO belts at stakeAnthony Joshua has admitted Joseph Parker got under his skin with jibes about his supposed glass jaw and being “the king of steroids” – b…

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Tyson Fury cleared to resume boxing on basis he passes a medical

• British Boxing Board agree to reinstate heavyweight’s licence• Comes after he accepted backdated two-year doping suspensionTyson Fury’s boxing licence will be reinstated if the former world heavyweight champion passes his medical.Fury was able to a…

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Sports quiz of the week: Anthony Joshua, Australian Open and worms

Who spat out a wriggler? Who screamed? And who showed up?Wales played 40 friendlies between Ryan Giggs making his Wales debut in 1991 and his retirement from international football in 2007. In how many of them did Giggs play?None102030Who said: “I didn…

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Anthony Joshua laughs off glass jaw jibes by Parker team as ‘fake news’

• Joshua hits back at Parker camp in build-up to 31 March fight• Title holder denies being knocked down several times in sparringAnthony Joshua laughed off jibes that he has a glass jaw as “fake news” as he met his next opponent Joseph Parker in London…

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Anthony Joshua to fight Joseph Parker in March in heavyweight unification bout

Fight set for 31 March at Cardiff’s Principality StadiumParker tells British boxer to prepare for ‘huge shock’Anthony Joshua will fight Joseph Parker for the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on 31 March.Joshua holds…

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Changing the game: Muslim women in Australian sport – in pictures

With increasing numbers of Muslim women participating in Australian sport – from amateur through to professional ranks – photographer Lisa Maree Williams caught up with some of those involved Continue reading…

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Amir Khan’s jungle stay led to burying the hatchet with Eddie Hearn

• Khan ends feud with promoter after appearing on I’m A Celebrity• ‘We decided to put our egos to one side. It’s business, isn’t it’Amir Khan decided to work with Eddie Hearn while alone with his thoughts on I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of …