Saturday, 6 June 2020

Boxing

British Boxers would be required to wear masks during ring

LONDON: Boxers fighting in Britain would be required to wear masks during ring walks and would be banned from using a spit bucket under proposals to allow for a resumption of the sport. Boxing authorities are reportedly gearing up for a July re-start following the coronavirus shutdown. The BBC said ...

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Boxer Amir Khan helps elderly people

MANCHESTER: British Pakistani boxer Amir Khan has urged the people to think about those who are hungry and in need of help amid the coronavirus pandemic. Amir has been busy helping the poor and the underprivileged since the outbreak of the coronavirus. On the first of Ramadan, the former world ...

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Amir Khan still wants fight with Pacquiao before retirement

LONDON: When he’s not out spreading his dunderheaded conspiracy theories about coronavirus, Amir Khan still occasionally thinks about boxing, saying he still wants to face Manny Pacquiao before he retires. Khan (34-5, 21 KO) is 33 years old now and doesn’t have a good win in quite a long time – in years, in fact. Several ...

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Ali Zaidi, boxer Amir Khan get in Twitter feud over Riffat Khan

KARACHI: British Asian boxer Amir Khan and Pakistani Federal minister Ali Haider Zaidi have come confronted with each other on Twitter over taking credit for supporting former Pakistan number one squash player Riffat Khan. Riffat Khan underwent knee surgery last week at Shiffa International Hospital to revive her career. She ...

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Talks ongoing for Khan-Brook long-awaited showdown

BIRMINGHAM: Matchroom Sport promoter, Eddie Hearn has confirmed that talks are ongoing for the long-awaited showdown between British boxer of Pakistan-origin Amir Khan and Kell Brook. “Talks ongoing, but nothing too serious at the moment. I think they both want a fight in December, and then try and make the ...

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Amir Khan visits LoC to express solidarity with Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD: Former WBA unified light-welterweight world champion England’s Amir Khan of Pakistani-origin slammed Indian atrocities in Kashmir, saying he is in Pakistan to show his all-out support for the brave people of Jammu and Kashmir. Amir, 33-year old, expressed these views during a press conference held at Amir Khan Boxing ...

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Amir Khan decides to ‘raise voice for peace’ in Kashmir

BIRMINGHAM: British Pakistani boxer Amir Iqbal Khan on Saturday announced to visit to the Line of Control (LoC) despite rising tensions between India and Pakistan over occupied Kashmir. Former unified light-welterweight world champion took to Twitter and expressed that he is coming to Pakistan to visit the LoC to raise ...

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Deepika and Ranveer pose with Boxer Amir Khan in London

LONDON: Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh took pictures with British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan in London and the photos have gone viral. The Bollywood couple were in London filming Kabir Khan’s 83when they bumped into the British boxer. During the course of their trip, Deepika and Ranveer have not shared too many ...

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Amir Khan knocks out Billy Dib

JEDDAH: Britain’s Amir Khan claimed the WBC international welterweight title with a fourth-round stoppage of Australian Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia. Pakistan origin British boxer Khan floored Dib in the second round with a fierce left hook at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah. A rapid combination of punches then ...

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Amir Khan to face Australia’s Billy Dib on July 12

MANCHESTER: Pakistan-origin British boxer Amir Khan will take on Australia’s Billy Dib on July 12 in King Abdullah Sports City Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Amir was initially scheduled to face India’s Neeraj Goyat but he (Goyat) suffered injuries in a car crash, last month. Former world featherweight champion Dib, 33, who ...

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