• Nicola Adams: I want to take professional boxing to the next level
    The Independent48 minutes ago

    Nicola Adams: I want to take professional boxing to the next level

    Nicola Adams insists she wants "to take professional boxing to the next level" and follow the routes of former amateur stand-outs Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux. The two-time Olympic champion has begun preparations for her professional debut, which is scheduled to take place at

  • Reuters48 minutes ago

    More 100m, less discus to boost sport, says Edwards

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Athletics’ proud position as the number one Olympic sport is far from secure, according to Britain’s triple jump champion-turned broadcaster Jonathan Edwards, who also says the Diamond League needs to focus more on big names and less on equality. Edwards has seen

  • Reuters1 hour ago

    Athletics-More 100m, less discus to boost sport, says Edwards

    Athletics’ proud position as the number one Olympic sport is far from secure, according to Britain’s triple jump champion-turned broadcaster Jonathan Edwards, who also says the Diamond League needs to focus more on big names and less on equality. Edwards has seen the sport from both sides, from a hugely

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Ukrainian Tereshchuk stripped of Beijing pentathlon bronze

    (Reuters) - Viktoriya Tereshchuk failed a doping test and has been stripped of the bronze medal she won in the women's modern pentathlon at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Thursday. Anastasiya Prokopenko of Belarus, who finished fourth in Beijing

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