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Boxing news: Terence Crawford defence, Teofimo Lopez title shot and Michael Conlan Olympic revenge fight officially announced for December 14 in New York

Boxing news: Terence Crawford defence, Teofimo Lopez title shot and Michael Conlan Olympic revenge fight officially announced for December 14 in New York

Sports
Terence Crawford will defend his world title, Teofimo Lopez will challenge for a world title and Michael Conlan will get his shot at Olympic revenge on December 14 at MSG in New York. The American (35-0) WBO welterweight champion faces mandatory challenger Egidijus Kavaliauskas, an unbeaten (21-0-1) Latvian who admittedly underwhelmed last time out as he endured a draw for the first time. Getty Terence Crawford stopped Amir Khan last time out “Kavaliauskas is a two-time Olympian and I can’t take him lightly,” Crawford said. “He’s got everything to gain and nothing to lose and that makes him dangerous. I never overlook any opponent, and this will be no exception.” Kavaliauskas replied: “I have prepared my whole boxing career for a fight of this magnit
Shot HK teen in critical condition charged with attacking police officer

Shot HK teen in critical condition charged with attacking police officer

World
A teenage protester who was shot by police during an anti-China rally in Hong Kong has been charged with rioting and assaulting an officer.Tsang Chi-kin, who took a bullet in the left shoulder during a fight with riot officers in the Tsuen Wan district of the city on Tuesday, is still in a critical condition in hospital. The 18-year-old, known as "Tony", was shot at close range - with police saying the officer had fired because he feared for his life. ...
Ethiopia army chief shot dead in ‘coup bid’ attacks

Ethiopia army chief shot dead in ‘coup bid’ attacks

World
The chief of staff of the Ethiopian army, Gen Seare Mekonnen, has been shot dead by his own bodyguard in the capital, Addis Ababa.He and another officer died trying to prevent a coup attempt against the administration in Ethiopia's northern Amhara region, PM Abiy Ahmed said.In Amhara itself, regional governor Ambachew Mekonnen was killed along with an adviser.The government says the situation is under control after arrests were made. The prime minister has gone on TV to urge Ethiopians to unite in the face of "evil" forces set on dividing the country. The US state department has warned its staff in Addis Ababa to stay inside.Ethnic violence has hit Amhara and other parts of Ethiopia in recent years.Since his election last year, ...