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Lennox Lewis planning sensational return to boxing at 52 to take on Vitali Klitschko in exhibition fight

Lennox Lewis planning sensational return to boxing at 52 to take on Vitali Klitschko in exhibition fight

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lew what? The Briton last fought in 2003 but may be about to lace up his gloves again Lennox Lewis is reportedly planning to make a sensational return to the ring to face Vitali Klitschko. The 52-year-old – the last undisputed heavyweight world champion – is eyeing an exhibition bout with his old Ukrainian rival later this year. Lennox Lewis may be lacing up his gloves once more The duo fought in 2003 and Lewis was given one of the most testing nights of his career before the fight was stopped in the sixth due to a severe cut to Klitschko’s left eye. It proved to be the final fight of Lewis’ career, but the Briton may now lace up his gloves once more, according to World Boxing News. Klitschko is the ...
Premier League results: The man of the match in every Boxing Day game

Premier League results: The man of the match in every Boxing Day game

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017After stuffing ourselves silly on Christmas Day we got a bumper serving of Premier League football on Boxing Day.Across eight fixtures we saw plenty of goals as Harry Kane broke the record for most Premier League goals in a calendar year, while Burnley continued their tremendous form by holding Manchester United to a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.Elsewhere, there were wins for Chelsea and Watford, while there was also a controversial 3-3 draw between Bournemouth and West Ham.But who was the man of the match in every game, according to WhoScored.com? Click the right arrow above to find out...Let's block ads! (Why?)
Shoppers immune to Boxing Day sales fever

Shoppers immune to Boxing Day sales fever

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Traditional UK Boxing Day sales will suffer owing to spending on Black Friday and the squeeze on incomes, a survey suggests.The majority of shoppers (56%) who took part in the survey for BBC Radio 4 think Boxing Day sales have lost their appeal. Only a handful said they planned to get up early for a sales bargain.Some 37% of people surveyed expect to spend less this Boxing Day owing to spending on Black Friday.The survey of 1,000 shoppers was carried out for Radio 4's You and Yours by consumer analysts, Savvy Marketing. It found four out of 10 of people made a purchase during the Black Friday sales this year compared with three out of 10 in 2016. Satwinder and Jyoti Matoo from Leeds go shopping together every weekend. They told You and Yours they would not be getting up early to go shoppin...
Andy Murray column: My first Wimbledon, the Lions, and learning from boxing

Andy Murray column: My first Wimbledon, the Lions, and learning from boxing

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Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BSTLive: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times.When I first played at Wimbledon I ate pizza before my matches and was staying in someone's basement, so I've come a pretty long way.I didn't actually know that I was through to my 10th Wimbledon quarter-final until someone told me after Monday's match.This is the tournament, and Centre Court is the place, where I've played my best tennis, and I guess that consistency proves it.I lost that first quarter-final in 2008 in straight sets to Rafael Nadal, and I must admit I ...