Exhibits about Ali, nature, motorcycles opening at Graceland

Entertainment 05/22/19, 23:22

A massive new exhibition and entertainment hall is set to open at Elvis Presley's Graceland in Tennessee with three museum-style exhibits, including one focused on the life and career of late boxing great Muhammad Ali.Graceland officials say the 80,000-square-foot (7,432-square-meter) ...

IOC wants to remove boxing body AIBA from Tokyo Olympics

Sports 05/22/19, 11:23

Dealing a blow to Olympic boxing officials after months of investigations, the IOC has set up a vote next month on removing the sport's governing body AIBA from organizing bouts at the 2020 Tokyo Games.The International Olympic Committee said its ...

Thurman promises to end Pacquiao’s legendary career

Sports 05/21/19, 14:32

Keith Thurman keeps calling Manny Pacquiao a legend, and in the boxing world, he probably is correct.Then the undefeated welterweight champion keeps promising to end the ring career of the senator from the Philippines.That could happen, too. For once, Pacquiao ...

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling

Sports 05/18/19, 11:46

The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president.For the first time in a six-month probe, International Boxing Association (AIBA) officials will sit ...

Russian boxing powerbroker says govt not backing $16M offer

Sports 05/16/19, 08:11

The Russian boxing powerbroker behind a $16 million offer aimed at keeping the sport in the Olympics has denied the government is funding his campaign.Umar Kremlev is due to present his offer when the International Boxing Association's executive committee meets ...

Boxing chief criticizes IOC comments on Olympic competition

Sports 05/08/19, 02:20

The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament if the sport's federation can't get its affairs in order.Bach said last weekend that the IOC ...

Ruiz Jr. replaces Miller as opponent for Anthony Joshua

Sports 05/01/19, 10:58

Andy Ruiz Jr. will look to become Mexico's first heavyweight champion after replacing Jarrell Miller as the opponent for unbeaten WBA, IBF and WBO titleholder Anthony Joshua.Miller was withdrawn from the June 1 fight at Madison Square Garden after doping ...

Lomachenko stops Crolla in 4th, defends lightweight belts

Sports 04/13/19, 00:10

Vasyl Lomachenko defended his WBA and WBO lightweight belts on Friday night with a violent fourth-round stoppage of Britain's Anthony Crolla.Lomachenko (13-1, 10 KOs) brutalized the mandatory challenger for his WBA belt throughout their fight, nearly ending it late in ...

Claressa Shields trains for Showtime fight in Atlantic City

Sports 04/05/19, 02:07

Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer mostly feinted trash talking, using a few long glares and verbal jabs ahead of their showdown.They're the headline event for the undisputed middleweight championship on Showtime on April 13 in Atlantic City."Guys are disrespectful to ...

Russian makes $16M offer to help keep boxing in Olympics

Sports 03/28/19, 09:14

A Russian official has offered to clear the International Boxing Association's $16 million debt if the IOC keeps the sport in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Umar Kremlev, an AIBA executive committee member, made the offer in a letter to senior IOC ...

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