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Floyd Mayweather Jr: Obvious choice for Fighter of the Year

Floyd Mayweather is so good, so far ahead of the competition, that we have difficulty believing it. We say that he’s fought no one, that he’s passed up the great competition, that if he had fought this guy or that guy or this other guy, he wouldn’t have a perfect record. Read More »

George Groves outlines plan to beat Carl Froch on Saturday

Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5live from 21:45 GMT; live text commentary on BBC Sport website, app & mobile devices George Groves has revealed his game plan to beat Carl Froch in forensic detail ahead of their eagerly-anticipated grudge match on Saturday. Read More »

Indian Open Golf title for Bangladesh’s Siddiqur

Bangladesh’s Siddiqur Rahman survived a nervy final round before winning his second Asian Tour title at the Indian Open on Sunday.The stocky 28-year-old, who led from day one, was a bundle of nerves as he laboured to a final round of three-over 75 for a tournament total of 14-under 274 at the Delhi Golf Club. Read More »

Sochi Olympic torch reaches space station

A Soyuz rocket carrying the torch for the Sochi Winter Olympics has docked with the International Space Station, as part of efforts to showcase next year’s games in Russia. Read More »

Federer crashes out in Shanghai

Roger Federer went out of the Shanghai Masters at the last-16 stage as he lost to France’s world number 42 Gael Monfils. Read More »

Former Olympian wants Pak PM’s role to form hockey team

Lahore – Former Olympian Naveed Alam on Friday said no elections of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) under the incumbent management led by president Qasim Zia will be acceptable to anyone, and appealed to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to announce an election commissioner himself. Read More »

Usain Bolt renews Puma sponsorship

Multiple Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has renewed his sponsorship deal with German kit-maker Puma until after the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. Read More »

Golf – Furyk becomes sixth member of ’59 club’

Despite breezy conditions on the outskirts of Chicago, the American piled up 11 birdies, one bogey and an eagle at the par-four 15th to fire a course record 12-under 59 that left him in a share of the lead with Brandt Snedeker. Read More »

Tokyo to host 2020 Summer Olympics

Tokyo will host the Summer Olympics in 2020, after beating Istanbul and Madrid in the final push for the coveted honor. The Japanese capital last hosted the Games in 1964. Read More »

Intelligent, efficient and sustainable use of water on golf courses

A wireless system capable of optimally irrigating golf courses promises not only better-cared for greens and fairways but substantial savings in water usage as well. In fact, the EU-funded WaterGolf project, which kicked off in January 2013, could end up saving golf courses one third of their annual water budget. Read More »

Russian gold medalists kiss to protest anti-gay laws

Kseniya Ryzhova and Tatyana Firov won a world championship as a part of the 4x400m relay team at the IAAF track championships in Moscow. They edged out the American and British teams for the gold. While on the medal stand, they kissed to protest their own country’s anti-gay propaganda laws. Read More »