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June 24, 2017 3:30 AM Award for selfless PCSO

A POLICE officer from North Yorkshire has won a national award for community service. PCSO Lynne Butler was honoured at the British Association for Women in Policing (BAWP) Awards, after she was nominated by Inspector Rachel Wood for her selfless acts. PCSO Butler, who serves in Whitby, has been in the role for 10 years, and previously worked in a pet shop, but in recent 7

June 22, 2017 1:32 AM Killer driver with 'no comment' tattooed on his cheek 'knew his eyesight was so bad he shouldn't have been driving' when he mowed down a father and killed him on Mother's Day

A promising boxer with poor eyesight knew he shouldn't be driving when he hit and killed a 77-year-old cyclist, throwing the elderly man into the air and 40 metres forward before fleeing the scene. Bradley Azzopardi, who has a tattoo on his face that reads 'no comment,' knew his vision was severely impaired and that he had been disqualified from driving 3

June 21, 2017 9:13 PM All Blacks won't crack British and Irish Lions' lineout code like 2005, insists George Kruis ahead of first Test

George Kruis claims the Lions have masterminded unbreakable lineout calls to ensure there is no repeat of the All Blacks' 2005 code cracking. The Lions had to change their calls on the eve of the first Test in 2005, when New Zealand deciphered their moves using audio picked up through the television microphones. Lock Ben Kay described the set piece malfunction 8

June 18, 2017 3:37 AM 'My abs are killing me!' Jesinta Franklin reveals new kickboxing workout is the secret to her ripped bikini body as she prepares for the David Jones runway

But for Jesinta Franklin (née Campbell), maintaining her ripped physique is no walk in the park. The 25-year-old told The Sunday Telegraph she's added muay thai kickboxing to her exercise regime as she prepares for the David Jones catwalk. Jesinta, the wife of AFL star Lance 'Buddy' Franklin, will be featured in David Jones' Spring / Summer collection 8

June 16, 2017 11:45 PM Former light-heavyweight champion John Conteh awarded an MBE for services to boxing and charity

John Conteh, who held the WBC light-heavyweight title from 1974 to 1978, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for services to boxing and charity. In other honours, Judy Murray, the former Great Britain Fed Cup coach, has been awarded an OBE for services to tennis, women in sport and charity. Her reward follows son Andy being knighted 7

June 16, 2017 5:51 PM Boxing-CAS rejects appeal by Russian Olympic flyweight Aloyan

June 16 (Reuters) - Russian flyweight Misha Aloyan has lost an appeal to have his 2016 Olympic boxing silver medal reinstated after he failed a drugs test. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said in a statement that the appeal against the Dec. 8 decision by the CAS Anti-Doping division had been dismissed and his results from Rio struck off. Aloyan failed 10

June 15, 2017 9:19 PM Police charge heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder with marijuana possession

Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder has been charged with marijuana possession. Tuscaloosa, Alabama, police said in a statement that they arrested Wilder, 31, on Wednesday after they found marijuana in his Cadillac Escalade. The department says officers got permission to search the vehicle after smelling marijuana and found a small amount in the vehicle's 6

June 15, 2017 12:34 PM 'He is about to take the biggest L in boxing history!': Social media reacts to Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

After months of speculation and trash talk, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have finally confirmed they will face each other in a much-anticipated boxing match in Las Vegas later this year. The two fighters have agreed to a money-spinning 12-round bout at the T-Mobile Arena on August 26, with Mayweather set to earn over $100million (£78.4m) for the fight 6

June 14, 2017 4:33 PM David Haye fined £25,000 over pre-Tony Bellew fight behaviour

David Haye has been fined £25,000 by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) over his behaviour in the build-up to his bout with Tony Bellew. The former world heavyweight champion graphically described injuries he hoped to inflict on Bellew in the run-up to March's stoppage defeat by his rival. The board believes that Bellew's behaviour improved 9

June 13, 2017 3:02 PM Ryan Burnett's world title win over Lee Haskins should have been a unanimous decision, the IBF admit after scoring controversy in Belfast

Ryan Burnett's split decision win over Lee Haskins for the world bantamweight title was scored incorrectly and should have been an unanimous win, the International Boxing Federation (IBF) has said. The Northern Irishman knocked down defending champion Haskins in the sixth and 11th rounds with two of the three judges handing him favourable scorecards 6