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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 ...
Murray delays return from surgery but hopes to play at Wimbledon

Murray delays return from surgery but hopes to play at Wimbledon

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Britain's Andy Murray has delayed his comeback from surgery but still hopes to play at Wimbledon in July.The 31-year-old Scot, who has not played since Wimbledon last year, had a hip operation in January.He had hoped to play in the grass-court Libema Open in the 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, starting on 11 June. "I am not quite ready to return. I am still aiming to play in the coming weeks, but I want to be 100% when I do return," said Murray."It is with regret that I won't be ready to play in Hertogenbosch. I was excited to play there for the first time."Murray, the British number two, has won Wimbledon twice - in 2013 and 2016 - and this year's tournament starts on 2 July.The Fever-Tre...
Father Ted to return as musical, co-creator says

Father Ted to return as musical, co-creator says

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Cult comedy Father Ted is set to return as a musical, its co-creator has confirmed. Graham Linehan said the show, called Pope Ted: The Father Ted Musical, was almost written. Fellow writer Arthur Matthews and the Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon, who wrote the show's theme tune and original music, are involved in the project. Linehan said it would be "the real final episode of Father Ted".He told the BBC: "It's like putting on an old pair of slippers."The sitcom ran for three series between 1995-98 on Channel 4, chronicling the escapades of Irish parish priest Father Ted Crilly. Skip Twitter post by @Glinner ‘Pope Ted—The Father Ted Musical’ written by Arthur M...
Boston Celtics return to friendly confines after dropping two in Cleveland

Boston Celtics return to friendly confines after dropping two in Cleveland

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Home Sweet Home. The words the Celtics have lived by in this year's NBA playoffs. Now Boston has the value of the parquet, the banners and the wild home fans with the Eastern Conference finals matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers down to a best-of-three. The Celtics have gone 9-0 at home in these playoffs and won 10 in a row at home dating back to the regular season. For the year, they are 36-14 at home, a .720 winning percentage. Just as they had done in the opening series with the Milwaukee Bucks, the Celtics won the first two games at home and then lost two in a row on the road, where they have just one victory in the playoffs. They then won 5 and 7 at home and lost 6 at Milwaukee. And just like that series, Boston doesn't have to win a road game to advance. "I think our focus i...
Cristiano Ronaldo injury: Zinedine Zidane refuses to put time frame on Real Madrid star's return

Cristiano Ronaldo injury: Zinedine Zidane refuses to put time frame on Real Madrid star's return

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Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has refused to put a time frame on Cristiano Ronaldo's absence.The top scoring forward was substituted at half-time in an entertaining 2-2 draw against Barcelona when he injured his ankle.Ronaldo, scored his 25th goal of the season and 42nd in all competitions, when he cancelled out Luis Suarez's opener, but picked up a knock in the process.With the Champions League final against Liverpool three weeks away, Zidane insisted it was too early to speculate about the extent of the injury."I don't know how long he'll be out," he told Real's official website."He said it wasn't much, but we'll see tomorrow."We'll do some tests to see the extent of the damage done to his ankle. He was a little worried because it was a bit swolle...