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Frampton vs Quigg: When world champions, countries and honour collides

This Saturday will see one of the most eagerly awaited fights in years explode in Manchester. Two world champions, two undefeated fighters and two extraordinary gentleman will put everything on the line all for the benefit of fans around the world. For a sport inundated with needless politics mainly caused by the presence of too many governing bodies, boxing is ...

F1 testing- no longer an exciting process

It is around this time of year that Formula 1 aficionados like me (also known as the sad individuals who struggled to meet girls at school) begin to feel excitement at the inauguration of pre- season testing and the new car launches that precede it. Testing for the new season will start next week. New car launches used to possess ...

Ronaldo rocket ruins Roma

After Tuesdays ridiculous press conference performance, when golbal icon and full time prima-dona Christiano Ronaldo stormed out following questions regarding his away form this season. He at least extinguished some criticism, in last nights Champions League match away to Roma, with a stunning strike that assisted his Real Madrid team who eventually acquired an impressive 0-2 win away from home. ...

Nike cancel Pacman sponsorship

Following derogatory remarks made by Manny Pacquiao likening homosexuals to animals, global sports giant Nike have cancelled their association with the multi weight champion.
We find Manny Pacquiao's comments abhorrent. Nike strongly oppose discrimination of any kind and has a long history of supporting and standing up for the rights of the LGBT community. We no longer have a relationship with Manny Pacquiao.
The Philippine icon has since issued a pathetic apology but it is not worth quoting in the article. The damage already done, its clear his true point of view is what was initially said and not his retraction.


The fight of the century: In Pacquiao's last fight with Floyd Mayweather, it was generally assumed to be a fight of good against evil. However it has since been proven that this was not the case. 

He is not the only high profile star to be dropped by Nike, Lance Armstrong was famously dumped by the company in 2012 when allegations linking him to the pandemic doping culture in cycling became impossible for him to deny. Shortly

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Why regressive liberals need to speak up

Since early 2011 there has been a horrific and brutal civil war rampaging near the eastern Mediterranean. Pretty much all of the populace will inform you that this is occurring in Syria. Despite the fact that the conflict is now entering its sixth year, to most on Facebook it has been occurring since some point in 2015. This is when ...

Golovkin to face Dominic Wade for unified middleweight championship

Kazakh demolition specialist Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will face undefeated challenger Dominic Wade on April 23 in Los Angeles. Coming off yet another destructive win over Canada’s David Lemieux, Golovkin will put both his WBA and IBF titles on the line. Wade who is 18-0 with 12 knock outs will be facing by far his toughest test of his career to ...

Prost’s F1 dilemma

Ex- Formula one driver and four time world champion Alain Prost has spoken out regarding the current state of motor racings top tier. It is no secret that since the introduction of the hybrid engines in 2014, a move that prompted the complete domination by Mercedes, formula 1 has been anything but viewer friendly. The team has triumphed on thirty ...

Magnussen replaces “crashtor” at Renault

The announcement that Kevin Magnussen is set to replace Pastor Maldonado at Renault for the coming season, seems like a victory for: persistence, hard work and common sense! In theory the decision would seem a little unfair, Maldonado has five years experience in formula 1 and an excellent victory at the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix to his name. Where as ...

Khan to fight Alavrez for middleweight title

In a move that has stunned the boxing world, Amir Khan has signed to fight Mexican poster boy Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on the 7th of May in Las Vegas. The fight will be for Canelo’s WBC middleweight title albeit at a catch weight of 155 pounds. This is 5 pounds below the middleweight limit, so not quite the jump of ...

Kovalev “krushes” Pascal

Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev defended his unified light-heavyweight titles with a one sided bludgeoning of Quebec favourite Jean Pascal. The Russian demolished the Canadian based fighter over seven very one sided rounds on Saturday night. The fight was a sequel to their earlier contest that took place in March of last year, which was a far more competitive affair. In that ...

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