Boxing

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‘I was praying: don’t let anybody kill me’ – Oleksandr Usyk on life in Ukrainian army
The world heavyweight champion on fighting in Ukraine and how fellow soldiers encouraged him to take on Anthony Joshua in a rematch

Donald McRae

30, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Anthony Joshua ‘let down by his corner’ in Oleksandr Usyk defeat
Anthony Joshua said there ‘too many voices’ in his corner when he lost his world heavyweight titles to Oleksandr Usyk last September

Donald McRae

29, Jun, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Naoya Inoue wants Paul Butler fight in bid to unify world bantamweight titles
Naoya Inoue has said he is ready to fight the British boxer Paul Butler ‘any time and anywhere’ in his quest to become the undisputed world champion

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

27, Jun, 2022 @11:55 AM

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Sports quiz of the week: Serena Williams, signings and squash
Who’s back? Who’s bowing out? who is

Paul Campbell

24, Jun, 2022 @3:35 PM

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Boxing legend Christy Martin: ‘My husband told me for 20 years he would kill me’
The newly minted Hall of Famer opens up about her trials outside the ring: substance abuse, domestic violence and an attempted murder by her husband

Caira Conner

22, Jun, 2022 @11:21 AM

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‘One publisher called my book repellent’: the first self-published author up for the Miles Franklin
Michael Winkler’s Grimmish has been embraced by judges of the $60,000 prize – and by readers, whose support has been ‘truly astonishing’

Beejay Silcox

20, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Beterbiev throttles Smith Jr to unify three light heavyweight title belts
World light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev knocked out American rival Joe Smith Jr inside two rounds on Saturday to add the WBO title to his WBC and IBF belts

Guardian sport and agencies

19, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Artur Beterbiev: Kadyrov looms over Chechen-born star’s unification bout
Artur Beterbiev’s march toward title unification continues on Saturday night, but his ties to a Chechen dictator facing US sanctions should not be ignored

Karim Zidan

18, Jun, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Sports quiz of the week: Hungary, Brookline, Mexico and Morecambe
Who scored? Who is very busy? Who is leading?

Paul Campbell

17, Jun, 2022 @3:02 PM

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Tyson Fury says he will ‘100%’ return to the boxing ring if the money is right
Tyson Fury says he will ‘100%’ reverse his decision never the step into the ring again by defending his world heavyweight title – if the money is right

Guardian sport

15, Jun, 2022 @9:23 AM

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Naoya Inoue bolsters pound-for-pound case with knockout of Nonito Donaire
Naoya Inoue lived up to his reputation as one of boxing’s best pound-for-pound fighters with a second-round TKO of Nonito Donaire in Japan

Guardian sport

07, Jun, 2022 @1:31 PM

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Mav Akram, the Birmingham boxer and mother – Jaskirt Boora’s best photograph
‘The only sportswomen we see in the mainstream media are elite athletes. But at the grassroots level, there are people of all shapes and sizes’

Interview by Amy Fleming

25, May, 2022 @3:38 PM

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