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Mickey Rourke, 62, wins boxing bout in Moscow

US actor Mickey Rourke, right, holds up his guard against his opponent Elliot Seymour of the United States, during their professional boxing match, at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Friday, Nov, 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout.

Posted: November 29th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Floyd Mayweather is ESPN’s top-paid athlete

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Floyd Mayweather Jr  AP FILE PHOTO

International sports network ESPN billed American boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather as 2013’s highest-paid athlete with the Pretty Boy raking in $73.5 million.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius trial delayed over legal aide illness

Oscar Pistorius AP FILE PHOTO

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has been delayed until April 7 because one of the legal experts who will assist the judge in reaching a verdict is sick, abruptly ending expectations Friday that the double-amputee athlete was about to testify on his fatal shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius shot gun out of car and at cafe—friend

In this photo taken Monday March 10, 2014, Oscar Pistorius cries as he listens to cross questioning about the events surrounding the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. AP

A friend of Oscar Pistorius testified in the Olympian’s murder trial Tuesday that the athlete twice fired guns for which the double-amputee is charged with firearms violations.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Usain Bolt laughs off idea he’s ‘past it’ after loss

Jamaica's Usain Bolt greets fans after the men's 100m event at the Golden Gala IAAF athletic meeting, in Rome's Olympic stadium, Thursday, June 6, 2013. American sprinter Justin Gatlin handed world-record holder Usain Bolt a narrow defeat in the 100-meter race at the Golden Gala meet on Thursday. Gatlin clocked 9.94 seconds and Bolt crossed second in 9.95. AP/Andrew Medichini

Usain Bolt laughed off suggestions he may be ‘past it’ on Tuesday and said he is looking forward to defending his world titles at 100 and 200 meters in Moscow in August.

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Other Sports,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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