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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 ...
Lewis Hamilton given five-place penalty for Bahrain Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton given five-place penalty for Bahrain Grand Prix

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Hamilton finished second behind Sebastian Vettel in the first Grand Prix of the season in AustraliaFriday, April 6, 2018Lewis Hamilton will start the Bahrain Grand Prix with a five-place grid penalty for breaching rules over gearbox changes.The rules stated by F1 governing body the FIA says that drivers are not allowed to change their gearboxes within a six-race period.The Mercedes driver has said Hamilton needs a new gearbox after problems in the opening race in Australia, his team said."We had an hydraulic leak in the Melbourne race and were fortunate to finish the race," Mercedes said."Unfortunately we couldn't repair it within the six-race cycle."The defending champion finished second in Melbourne, behind Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel with the second race taking place this weekend.Let's b
Paradise Papers: Lewis Hamilton and Apple named

Paradise Papers: Lewis Hamilton and Apple named

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Tech company Apple and Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton are alleged to have avoided tax, the so-called Paradise Papers suggest.The documents appear to show that Hamilton avoided tax on a private jet worth £16.5m, which he imported into the Isle of Man.Hamilton's advisers set up a leasing deal which entitled the 32-year-old Mercedes driver to receive a £3.3m VAT refund on the red Bombardier Challenger 605, on the basis that the jet was for business use.:: Why your money is probably invested in tax havens tooHowever, there are allegations it was used by Hamilton for personal use.Hamilton's lawyers have said the tax structure was reviewed by a barrister and was found to be lawful.They deny he has done anything illegal and have said it is not correct to say no VAT has been paid on any of th
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wins fourth Formula One world championship to become most successful British driver of all time

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wins fourth Formula One world championship to become most successful British driver of all time

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Lewis Hamilton has been crowned Formula One world champion for a fourth time despite a stunning opening-lap collision with rival Sebastian Vettel at the Mexican Grand Prix.Hamilton finished only ninth following the explosive turn-three incident, after which the British driver asked if Vettel had deliberately crashed into him.The championship rivals both sustained damage in the collision as Hamilton's Mercedes limped back to the pit lane with a right-rear puncture while Vettel stopped for repairs to his Ferrari's broken front wing.And although a determined Vettel fought back through the field to cross the line in fourth place, he fell well short of the victory he required to prevent Hamilton from winning the title with two rounds to spare.Max Verstappen, who also banged wheels with Vettel i...
Lewis Hamilton trails Daniel Ricciardo in Mexican Grand Prix second practice

Lewis Hamilton trails Daniel Ricciardo in Mexican Grand Prix second practice

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Mexican Grand Prix live on the BBCSaturday's third practice: 15:55 BST on 5 live sports extraSaturday's qualifying: 18:55-20:05 BST on 5 live sports extraSunday's race: 18:30-21:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 liveRed Bull's Daniel Ricciardo headed Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton in a closely contested second practice at the Mexican Grand Prix.Ricciardo was 0.131 seconds quicker than Hamilton, who had a spin early in the session, with Max Verstappen's Red Bull ahead of Sebastian Vettel.Vettel was only 0.032secs off Hamilton as the Ferrari driver clings to his fading title hopes.Hamilton needs only to finish fifth on Sunday to clinch a fourth championship.If Vettel is second in the race, Hamilton needs only ninth to clinch the championship. If the German finishes anywhere else, Hamilton takes the crow...