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Mike Tyson names three-man hitlist for 2021 exhibition fights consisting of Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis and Tyson Fury

Mike Tyson names three-man hitlist for 2021 exhibition fights consisting of Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis and Tyson Fury

Sports
Mike Tyson has named a sensational three-fight hitlist which he is hoping to go through in 2021. The former undisputed heavyweight world champion made an astonishing ring return last November at the age of 54 for an eight-round exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. Joe Scarnici/Triller Tyson came back and fought an exhibition with Jones Jr – which ended in an unofficial draw He has since been in talks with old rival Evander Holyfield with conflicting messages emerging over whether they will meet or not. However, it appears Holyfield is just one of the names on Tyson’s hitlist. He revealed on his Hotboxin’ Podcast: “I want Holyfield and I want Lennox Lewis this year. “I want both of them, I want to get them both this year. “I...
John Lewis warns of further store closures

John Lewis warns of further store closures

Business
Retail giant John Lewis has warned of further store closures as it reported huge losses due to Covid-related lockdowns that forced shops to shut.The group swung to a loss of £517m for the year to January, against profits of £146m the previous year.The retailer said it "does not expect" all of its department stores to reopen once lockdown restrictions ease.It has previously been reported the chain was considering closing up to eight more stores to try to cut costs.Any further closures would be in addition to eight already announced in 2020.It did not say how many of its 42 John Lewis shops were under threat, but said it was in talks with landlords and would make a final decision at the end of March.The rise in internet shopping, accelerated by various lockdown measures amid the coronavirus ...
John Lewis suspends click-and-collect as shopping rules tighten

John Lewis suspends click-and-collect as shopping rules tighten

Business
John Lewis has suspended click-and-collect services at its department stores in the latest tightening of rules for shoppers as the coronavirus crisis intensifies.The department store chain said it was responding to a "clear change in tone and emphasis" from governments across the UK urging the public to stay at home. It came as Britain's major supermarket chains said they would deny entry to customers not wearing face coverings unless they had a medical excuse. Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Asda - which unlike non-essential retailers have remained open throughout the pandemic - set out their rules after vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi expressed concerns about the behaviour of store customers.Two other supermarkets, Aldi and Waitrose - the latter which is also part of the John Lewis...
Famous birthdays for Jan. 8: Noah Cyrus, Jenny Lewis

Famous birthdays for Jan. 8: Noah Cyrus, Jenny Lewis

Entertainment
Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: Advertisement -- Publisher Frank Doubleday in 1862 -- Actor William Hartnell in 1908 -- Comic actor Larry Storch in 1923 (age 98) -- Newsman Charles Osgood in 1933 (age 88) -- Elvis Presley, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's "undisputed king," in 1935 -- Singer Shirley Bassey in 1937 (age 84) Photo by Rune Hellestad/ UPI -- Game show host Bob Eubanks in 1938 (age 83) -- British comedian Graham Chapman in 1941 -- Actor Yvette Mimieux in 1942 (age 79) -- British physicist/author Stephen Hawking 1942 -- Author Terry Brooks in 1944 (age 77) -- Radio talk show host Kojo Nnamdi in 1945 (age 76) -- Rock and Ro...
How Lewis Hamilton is helping make racing greener

How Lewis Hamilton is helping make racing greener

Science
Lewis Hamilton isn't just the world's most successful Formula One driver ever, he's also a key backer of a new off-road electric vehicle racing series called Extreme E. The plan is that super-powered electric cars will race in some of the most remote locations on earth in an effort to - the organisers say - promote sustainability and encourage the take-up of electric vehicles.Our chief environment correspondent Justin Rowlatt has been sizing up the new series.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Science & Environment