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Fans pay price for anticlimax of Joshua versus stand-in Takam | Kevin Mitchell

The 36-year-old Carlos Takam has been toiling in the shadows since turning professional after the 2004 Olympics, where he lost his only bout ,

Meet groundbreaking British snowboarder Billy Morgan, setting his sights on Olympic glory at Pyeongchang 2018

Meet groundbreaking British snowboarder Billy Morgan, setting his sights on Olympic glory at Pyeongchang 2018

Meet groundbreaking British snowboarder Billy Morgan, setting his sights on Olympic glory at Pyeongchang 2018

Meet groundbreaking British snowboarder Billy Morgan, setting his sights on Olympic glory at Pyeongchang 2018

Meet groundbreaking British snowboarder Billy Morgan, setting his sights on Olympic glory at Pyeongchang 2018

Snow covered mountains are reflected in the walls of the Olympic ice hockey stadium of Innsbruck

Snow covered mountains are reflected in the walls of the Olympic ice hockey stadium of Innsbruck April 15, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Pole dancing could become an Olympic event 'in the next ten years'

Pole dancing could become an Olympic event 'in the next ten years'

Pole dancing could become an Olympic event 'in the next ten years'

Pole dancing could become an Olympic event 'in the next ten years'

Pole dancing could become an Olympic event 'in the next ten years'

Pole dancing could become an Olympic event 'in the next ten years'

Football - Men's Tournament Semifinal Brazil v Honduras

FILE PHOTO - 2016 Rio Olympics - Soccer - Semifinal - Men's Football Tournament Semifinal Brazil v Honduras - Maracana - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 17/08/2016. Honduras' men's soccer team coach Jorge Luis Pinto watches his team during the game. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Pole dancing now recognised by international sports body - leaving the door open to inclusion in the Olympics

Pole dancing now recognised by international sports body - leaving the door open to inclusion in the Olympics

Pole dancing now recognised by international sports body - leaving the door open to inclusion in the Olympics

Pole dancing now recognised by international sports body - leaving the door open to inclusion in the Olympics

Top NFL commentator sorry for comparing New York Giants' form to Weinstein

Al Michaels has covered multiple World Series, Super Bowls and Olympics.

Snow covered mountains are reflected in the walls of the Olympic ice hockey stadium of Innsbruck

Snow covered mountains are reflected in the walls of the Olympic ice hockey stadium of Innsbruck April 15, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

U.S. figure skating star Gracie Gold to skip two key events, leaving 2018 Olympics in doubt

Gold, the 2014 and 2016 U.S. champion, said she is in treatment for depression, anxiety and an eating disorder.

Vatican collaborates with Sting and Olympics producers to share Sistine Chapel with the world

Tanni Grey-Thompson says Britain must ‘clear the fear’ to maintain Olympics and Paralympic medal factory

Tanni Grey-Thompson says Britain must ‘clear the fear’ to maintain Olympics and Paralympic medal factory

Men work at the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo

Men work at the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, October 13, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Men work at the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo

Men work at the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, October 13, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Men work at the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo

Men work at the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, October 13, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

People walk in front of the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo

People walk in front of the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, October 13, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Olympic Games opening ceremony

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Fit Fix: Olympian Novlene Williams-Mills Didn’t Let Breast Cancer Impact Her Career

In June 2012, just before the Olympic games in London, Jamaican track and field athlete Novlene Williams-Mills was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Fit Fix: Olympian Novlene Williams-Mills Didn’t Let Breast Cancer Impact Her Career

In June 2012, just before the Olympic games in London, Jamaican track and field athlete Novlene Williams-Mills was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Fit Fix: Olympian Novlene Williams-Mills Didn’t Let Breast Cancer Impact Her Career

In June 2012, just before the Olympic games in London, Jamaican track and field athlete Novlene Williams-Mills was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Fit Fix: Olympian Novlene Williams-Mills Didn’t Let Breast Cancer Impact Her Career

In June 2012, just before the Olympic games in London, Jamaican track and field athlete Novlene Williams-Mills was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Fit Fix: Olympian Novlene Williams-Mills Didn’t Let Breast Cancer Impact Her Career

In June 2012, just before the Olympic games in London, Jamaican track and field athlete Novlene Williams-Mills was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) President Carlos Arthur Nuzman leaves the Federal Police headquarters heading to jail, in Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) President Carlos Arthur Nuzman leaves the Federal Police headquarters heading to jail, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Adam Peaty hopes to give Duke of Cambridge swimming tips as he collects MBE

Swimmer Adam Peaty and golfer Justin Rose, who both won gold at the Rio Olympics, have spoken of their pride at collecting their MBEs at Buckingham Palace. Peaty, who smashed his own 100m breaststroke world record to kick off Team GB's gold medal rush in Brazil, and Rose, who is known as the gentleman of golf, received their honours from the Duke of Cambridge.

Adam Peaty hopes to give Duke of Cambridge swimming tips as he collects MBE

Swimmer Adam Peaty and golfer Justin Rose, who both won gold at the Rio Olympics, have spoken of their pride at collecting their MBEs at Buckingham Palace. Peaty, who smashed his own 100m breaststroke world record to kick off Team GB's gold medal rush in Brazil, and Rose, who is known as the gentleman of golf, received their honours from the Duke of Cambridge.

Adam Peaty hopes to give Duke of Cambridge swimming tips as he collects MBE

Swimmer Adam Peaty and golfer Justin Rose, who both won gold at the Rio Olympics, have spoken of their pride at collecting their MBEs at Buckingham Palace. Peaty, who smashed his own 100m breaststroke world record to kick off Team GB's gold medal rush in Brazil, and Rose, who is known as the gentleman of golf, received their honours from the Duke of Cambridge.

Adam Peaty hopes to give Duke of Cambridge swimming tips as he collects MBE

Swimmer Adam Peaty and golfer Justin Rose, who both won gold at the Rio Olympics, have spoken of their pride at collecting their MBEs at Buckingham Palace. Peaty, who smashed his own 100m breaststroke world record to kick off Team GB's gold medal rush in Brazil, and Rose, who is known as the gentleman of golf, received their honours from the Duke of Cambridge.

Japan is scrambling to finish the Olympic stadium ahead of the 2020 games

Catalonia 'ready to launch Tokyo 2020 Olympics team' if independence is declared

Catalonia 'ready to launch Tokyo 2020 Olympics team' if independence is declared

Catalonia 'ready to launch Tokyo 2020 Olympics team' if independence is declared

Catalonia 'ready to launch Tokyo 2020 Olympics team' if independence is declared

Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) President Carlos Arthur Nuzman leaves the Federal Police headquarters heading to jail, in Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) President Carlos Arthur Nuzman leaves the Federal Police headquarters heading to jail, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

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