The former world super-middleweight king retired last year and has not fought since he knocked out George Groves at Wembley in 2014
World Cup qualifying Group F: England v Scotland
: Wembley Stadium : Friday, 11 November : 19:45 GMT
: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Scotland & BBC Sport app; live text commentary on BBC Sport website & app
Fifa says it has not banned the display of poppies by England and Scotland footballers, insisting any such claim is a “distortion of the facts”. Continue reading “England v Scotland Fifa says Poppy ban reports a ‘distortion of facts’”
First Test, Rajkot (day three):
England 537: Stokes 128, Root 124, Moeen 117
India 319-4: Vijay 126, Pujara 124
England lead by 218 runs
England took two late wickets after Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara made centuries for India on the third day of the first Test in Rajkot.
Harry Kane marked his return from injury with the equaliser that kept Tottenham as the only unbeaten team in the Premier League after a north London derby draw at Arsenal.
The England striker, sidelined since 18 September with an ankle injury, scored from the penalty spot early in the second half after Kevin Wimmer’s own goal three minutes before the interval gave Arsenal the advantage. Continue reading “Harry Kane marked his return from injury with the equaliser that kept Tottenham as the only unbeaten team in the Premier League after a north London derby draw at Arsenal.”
Manny Pacquiao returned to the ring to score a unanimous decision over champion Jessie Vargas to claim the WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas.
Former eight-division world champion Pacquiao, 37, had announced his retirement after beating Timothy Bradley in April. Continue reading “Manny Pacquiao claims WBO welterweight title on return to the ring”