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Dave Allen tucks into a KFC after getting all-clear from hospital following brutal defeat to David Price

Dave Allen tucks into a KFC after getting all-clear from hospital following brutal defeat to David Price

DAVE ALLEN comforted himself with fried chicken after dodging serious injury in his battering heavyweight defeat to David Price on Saturday night. The ‘Doncaster De Le Hoya’ required urgent treatment in the ring and left on a stretcher while wearing an oxygen mask . Allen puts on a brave face in KFC Having given a brave display in the ten round beating,

Dillian Whyte reveals motivation behind Oscar Rivas victory: 'I'm always written off - even my promoter said I'd get knocked out'

Dillian Whyte reveals motivation behind Oscar Rivas victory: 'I'm always written off - even my promoter said I'd get knocked out'

D illian Whyte revealed his inspiration behind victory over Oscar Rivas last night to become mandatory challenger to the WBC heavyweight belt currently held by Deontay Wilder - to prove his promoter Eddie Hearn wrong. "I'm always being written off and even my own promoter said I would get knocked out by Rivas," said Whyte who took an unanimous decision

The Open 2019: Glory awaits Shane Lowry after history-making penultimate round

The Open 2019: Glory awaits Shane Lowry after history-making penultimate round

Ireland's Shane Lowry has produced a week of near-impeccable golf at The Open in Portrush and stands one solid round away from a remarkable title. The fans chanted Lowry's name as he registered a course record score of 63 in Saturday's penultimate round to put himself in pole position for the famous Claret Jug, four shots clear of closest rival Tommy

Swimming: Titmus stuns Ledecky to win 400 freestyle world title

Swimming: Titmus stuns Ledecky to win 400 freestyle world title

GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) - Australian teen Ariarne Titmus shocked Olympic champion Katie Ledecky to win the 400 meters freestyle title at the world championships in Gwangju on Sunday. The 18-year-old came home in a time of 3:58.76 ahead of Ledecky (3:59.97), who had been gunning for a fourth straight world crown in the event, with Leah Smith

Tour de France 2019, stage 15 – live updates

Tour de France 2019, stage 15 – live updates

Stage 14 results: Thibaut Pinot flying high on the Tourmalet What are the rules of the road? | How much do riders win? Team details: Remaining riders following 14 stages T oday's racing is under way. H ello and welcome to our live rolling blog from stage 15 of the 106th edition of the Tour de France, the 185km run from Limoux to Foix. Very little build-up

Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips much of majors

Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips much of majors

close Video Heat wave spikes energy demand, sparks new blackout fears Utilities brace for dangerous summer heat wave forecast for most of U.S.; insight from energy analyst Phil Flynn. At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium , only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland,

Shane Lowry is the ‘lazy’ down-to-earth golfer who was teased about his weight and wishes he was a rock star but is now leading The Open

Shane Lowry is the ‘lazy’ down-to-earth golfer who was teased about his weight and wishes he was a rock star but is now leading The Open

SHANE LOWRY is the “lazy” down-to-earth golfer who was teased about his weight but now stands head and shoulders above the rest as leader of The Open. Lowry, 32, the son of famous Gaelic footballer Brendan Lowry, weighs almost 16st and the first thing on his mind after winning the Irish Open as an amateur was to “have a couple of pints”. Shane Lowry

Swimming: Peaty swims under 57secs to smash breaststroke WR

Swimming: Peaty swims under 57secs to smash breaststroke WR

GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) - Britain’s Adam Peaty became the first to swim the 100 meters breaststroke in under 57 seconds on Sunday, setting a world record of 56.88 in the semi-finals of the world championships in Gwangju, South Korea. The Olympic champion, who is unbeaten in the event over the last five years at major championships, lowered his

Tiger, Phil do something they've never done before

Tiger, Phil do something they've never done before

CLOSE It was a week of reflection as the Baseball Hall of Fame welcomes a new class and the sports world looked back on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. But in the present, the final major of the golf season was taking place -- but without some familiar faces: BRITISH OPEN (AND SHUT) Tiger Woods had a rough week at Royal Portrush

Battle of Britons: Heavyweight Boxer Dave Allen Rushed to Hospital After Defeat by David Price

Battle of Britons: Heavyweight Boxer Dave Allen Rushed to Hospital After Defeat by David Price

2008 Olympics Bronze medallist David Price has won a fight with the popular British super heavyweight Dave Allen; following the match Dave Allen was rushed to hospital. Throughout the battle, Price skilfully made use of his significant size advantage and longer arms, gradually capturing the initiative. By the eighth round, his advantage was almost