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ATP World Tour Finals 2017: All you need to know as the world’s top 8 players battle in London

Words by Jack Sumner After a remarkable season that has seen all-time greats Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer return to their former glories, the ATP calendar reaches its climax under the dome of London’s O2 Arena as the year’s top eight players fight for the crown at the World Tour Finals. Legendary Spaniard Nadal has … Continue reading

Anthony Crolla and Ricky Burns will clash in a Lightweight blockbuster at the Manchester Arena

Former World champions meet in Manchester on October 7 Anthony Crolla and Ricky Burns will clash in a must-win Lightweight battle at the Manchester Arena on October 7, live on Sky Sports.   The former World champions will be looking for a huge win to get back into range for a World title tilt and … Continue reading

French Open 2017: All you need to know ahead of this year’s Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal tops the betting with the bookmakers, where the King of Clay can be backed at 5/2 to win his 10th French Open title, with a number of free bet offers also available to first-time punters. The Spaniard looked back to his best in the Australian Open where he was runner-up, and although he has struggled with … Continue reading

ATP Masters Preview: All you need to know ahead of the 2017 Mutua Madrid Open

With less than a month to go before the annual festivities at Roland Garros, we reach the midst of the clay court season in early May as players look to hone their skills ahead of the big one in Paris. Fresh from their exploits in Monte-Carlo and Barcelona, the players on the ATP Tour enter two … Continue reading

This week in boxing: Murray v Rosado, Dillian Whyte’s next fight and Fowler joins Matchroom

A focus on domestic affairs this week, headlined by Martin Murray’s battle with Gabriel Rosado at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday…   Murray and Rosado within middleweight limit Martin Murray comfortably completed his return to the middleweight division at Friday’s weigh-in before his crossroads fight with Philadelphia’s Gabriel Rosado at the Echo Arena. Murray … Continue reading

ATP Masters Preview: All you need to know ahead of the 2017 Monte Carlo Rolex Masters

After the enthralling American hard court swing, tennis’s clay court season kicks into gear this week in the French Riviera as the top players on the ATP tour contest the 2017 Monte Carlo Rolex Masters. As the first Masters 1000 event of the year held on the red dirt, the tournament in the principality offers an insight into what … Continue reading

Oakland Raided: NFL Franchise moves to Las Vegas

The Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas, so let’s remember when Hunter S. Thompson tried to embed with the NFL’s strangest team… The Oakland Raiders have been a thorn in the NFL’s side for decades. From pugnacious owner Al Davis to the team’s raucously rowdy fans and years of mediocrity, the Raiders reveled in being … Continue reading

Brook and Spence clash at Bramall Lane on May 27

 ‘The Special One’ defends IBF strap against ‘The Truth’ in Sheffield Kell Brook will defend his IBF Welterweight title against US star Errol Spence at Bramall Lane in Sheffield on Saturday May 27th, live on Sky Sports Box Office and on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING in the US. Brook makes the fourth defence of his beloved … Continue reading

ATP Masters Preview: All you need to know ahead of the 2017 Miami Open

Words by Jack Sumner After Roger Federer’s triumph in Indian Wells, the ATP Tour’s American hard court swing continues this week in Miami… Last week at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Roger Federer continued his remarkable start to 2017 by winning his second title of the calendar year. The Swiss Maestro looked imperious in … Continue reading

World Boxing Super Series: $50-million elimination tournament set for New York

Winners to receive the GREATEST prize in boxing, the Muhammad Ali Trophy Total Prize Money in Season One: $50 million KO tournament to kick off in September 2017 featuring two weight classes with 16 boxers, setting up 14 top fights on 14 separate fight nights Partners from the world of boxing, marketing and broadcasting behind … Continue reading