Vladimir Klitschko was a dominant figure in the world of boxing for the better part of 20 years, 12 of those as reigning world heavyweight champion. Now he's ready to take on his next opponent - doping, as he told DW in an exclusive interview.
Former world champion boxer Markus Beyer has died. The three-time WBC super middleweight title-holder had most recently worked as a boxing commentator on German television.
With a brutal combination of punches in the seventh round, the 28-year-old British boxer brought the veteran Povetkin to his knees. Joshua delivered another thrilling comeback in front of a ruacous home crowd.
Eleven months after his showdown with Vladimir Klitschko, British heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua faces New Zealand's Joseph Parker in a world title unification clash in Cardiff on Saturday night.
A dozen world class Russian track and field athletes with Olympic gold medalists among them were handed doping bans and stripped of their medals. Russian officials have denied it was state sponsored.
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