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April 14, 2018 5:01 AM Boxing star Osman Aslam visits Bolton charity

AN up-and-coming boxing star has visited a charity for vulnerable people. Bolton-born Osman Aslam spent some time with the Be Strong project which helps ex-offenders and drug addicts gain employability skills and improve their lives. He was introduced to the organisation and the work they do and has promised to return after his upcoming fight to share 10

April 9, 2018 8:55 PM Corrie viewers shocked as David Platt pummels Gary Windass in boxing ring

Coronation Street viewers were stunned as troubled David Platt brutally beat up Gary Windass in a charity boxing match. David (Jack P Shepherd) has been struggling to cope after he was raped by Josh Tucker (Ryan Clayton). In Monday night’s episodes of the ITV soap his anger erupted in the ring and he pummelled Gary (Mikey North) – knocking him out and causing 4

April 3, 2018 3:31 AM 'Swarm of activity' along New Zealand's fault-line prompts fears of megathrust earthquakes and devastating tsunamis

A swarm of earthquakes along a New Zealand fault-line has prompted fears of a 'megathrust' quake and devastating tsunamis. GeoNet took to Twitter on Tuesday to warn there was a 'swarm of activity' along the Alpine fault, a geological fault running almost the entire length of New Zealand's South Island. The company, which monitors geological hazards including 3

April 2, 2018 1:59 PM Preston 0-1 Derby: Tom Lawrence's superb free-kick hands Gary Rowett's side a crucial win over play-off rivals

Tom Lawrence's free-kick ended Derby's run of eight games without a win and secured a crucial 1-0 victory over play-off rivals Preston. The Wales international struck in the second half after Alan Browne missed a first-half penalty. Just two points separated six teams in the Championship play-off race at the start of the afternoon, with Derby fifth and Preston 14

March 31, 2018 4:43 PM Joseph Parker gets feel for ring as he shadow boxes and looks out at empty Principality Stadium ahead of unification fight with Anthony Joshua

Joseph Parker has taken extra measures to ensure the sheer size of his unification clash with Anthony Joshua won't catch him cold. The New Zealander arrived at the Principality Stadium hours before their fight on Saturday evening to spend some time shadow boxing in the ring and getting a feel for the canvas ahead of the biggest fight of his career 14

March 31, 2018 11:33 AM Charity boxing night aims for £100,000

A CHARITY boxing night in York hopes to raise thousands of pounds for premature babies. The event will run tonight at Energise in Cornlands Road, and is the fifth of its kind to raise money for the York Special Care Baby Unit. The night will see more than 30 men and women, most of whom have little or no previous experience in boxing, take to the ring for a good cause 8

March 30, 2018 10:02 AM A half hour jog for ONE hot cross bun and 15 minutes of burpees for a Creme Egg: The amount of exercise it takes to burn off Easter treats revealed

Easter is a time to indulge in hot cross buns and plenty of chocolate guilt-free. But now new graphics reveal how much exercise it requires to burn off the most beloved seasonal treats - and it's probably a lot more than you might think. The graphics reveal that it requires 15 minutes to burn off the 171 calories in a Creme Egg and a 30 minute jog to work off the 280 calories 4

March 25, 2018 12:17 AM Dillian Whyte knocks out Lucas Browne in sixth round as Brit enjoys dominant performance against Australian veteran at O2 Arena

Dillian Whyte put down his brutal marker at the onset of a huge heavyweight fight week in Britain. That statement was writ large in so much blood that even as he called out America’s WBC world champion, he may have goaded Anthony Joshua into making a rematch with him next on his violent dance-card, after his title unifier with Joseph Parker on the coming 17 1

March 8, 2018 5:23 PM Manny Pacquiao confirms he will fight WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur in June

Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring in June when he takes on WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur. Pacquiao, 39, had been tipped to fight either Matthysse or American Danny Garcia, but it has now been confirmed he will challenge the Argentine on June 24. 'I like his (Matthysse's) aggressive fighting style. That's what I want, to entertain 14

March 5, 2018 8:02 AM Fighters battle it in the boxing ring in wheelchairs

It’s not unusual to see fighters battling it out in a boxing ring – but not when they are both in wheelchairs. Former soldier Chris “Legless” Middleton and coach Colin Wood put on a showcase of wheelchair boxing at the Metropole Hotel, Brighton, as part of a dinner show to raise money for the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity. A Brighton and Hove Amateur 7