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Roy Jones Jr wants exhibition with Fedor Emelianenko

Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. has declared his interest in fighting one of either Russian MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko or ex-UFC champion Anderson Silva in an exhibition match, and says he doubts he’ll rematch Mike Tyson. Former …

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Floyd Mayweather buys new-born grandson $45k Rolex

Former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has wasted now time spoiling his new-born grandson rotten - after buying the five-week-old a diamond-encrusted ROLEX. His daughter Yaya, 20, shared a picture of her son with rapper NBA …

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Legendary weightlifter Yuri Vlasov passes away

Olympic weightlifting champion Yuri Vlasov passed away, the representative of power sports Mikhail Koklyaev informed. In addition to the gold of the 1960 Olympics, Vlasov won the silver at the 1964 Olympics, four gold medals at the …

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Tokyo Games chief to resign, sources say

The president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee, Yoshiro Mori, will resign over his remark that sparked an outcry, two sources said on Thursday, while the former prime minister said he could not let the controversy drag on. …

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WADA decides not to appeal ruling on Russia ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says it has decided not to appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) ruling that halved Russia's international ban for doping offenses to the Swiss federal court. WADA made the …

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Dubai to host FIDE World Chess Championship

The next FIDE World Chess Championship – the highlight of the world chess calendar – will be held at Expo 2020 Dubai, promising an enthralling contest that will delight chess fans and the wider public alike, according to the official …

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Conor McGregor sidelined up to 6 months

Unless a doctor says otherwise, mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor cannot fight for 180 days following a beating he took in the ring Saturday night at the hands and feet of Dustin Poirier. Insider reports the Irish fighter, who …

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Tokyo Olympics could be held without spectators

The IOC's longest-serving member Dick Pound claims that the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games will be held in the summer, backtracking on comments he made two weeks ago. Pound said on January 8 that he was not "certain" …

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F1 season to start in Bahrain

The start of the Formula One season has been delayed a week and will start in Bahrain after the Australian Grand Prix was postponed from March to November because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Australian race in Melbourne, initially set …

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Dana White to press Nurmagomedov for one more fight

UFC president Dana White will meet with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov this week and encourage the fighter to give it one more go. It will be their first meeting since Nurmagomedov announced his retirement in October …

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MMA legend Jeff Monson wraps up sports career

Russia’s U.S.-born MMA fighter Jeff Monson, who also serves as a legislator in the Moscow Region, has announced a decision to wrap up his sports career, MixedMartialArts.com reported on Monday. "Yesterday while training …

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McGregor says to knock Poirier out inside 60 seconds

Irish fighter Conor McGregor recently gave his prediction for his upcoming fight with former UFC’s interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier. The lightweight rematch is scheduled to take place at the main event of UFC 257 …

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