Joshua digs deep to win epic world heavweight fight

Joshua digs deep to win epic world heavweight fight

In what was billed as a clash of generations and perhaps the biggest heavyweight bout since Lennox Lewis beat Mike Tyson in 2002, the 27-year-old Joshua recovered from a knockdown in the sixth round to win one of the most thrilling fights in recent heavyweight history. In doing so, the Englishman retained his IBF belt and gained the vacant WBA title, but the 41-year-old Klitschko pushed Joshua all the way. Boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard tweeted: “Such an amazing fight with 2 great fighters. Lot of heart by both fighters….

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Man wearing gorilla suit completes London Marathon after six days

Man wearing gorilla suit completes London Marathon after six days

Posted April 30, 2017 07:43:13 Photo: Tom Harrison was joined by his sons as he neared the end of the race. (Reuters: Peter Nicholls) Related Story: World’s largest gorillas ‘one step from going extinct’ Related Story: Koko the language-signing gorilla adopts two kittens A man in a gorilla suit has completed the London Marathon nearly a week after it started. Tom Harrison, dubbed Mr Gorilla, crawled the 42-kilometre route on his hands and knees for up to 12 hours per day for six days. He raised more than $38,500 for…

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The kids suing Trump are marching to the White House

The kids suing Trump are marching to the White House

“The state of the planet is unraveling all around us because of our addiction to fossil fuels,” Xiuhtezcatl Martinez said at the steps of the US Supreme Court this week. “For the last several decades, we have been neglecting the fact that this is the only planet that we have and that the main stakeholders in this issue (of climate change) are the younger generation. Not only are the youth going to be inheriting every problem that we see in the world today — after our politicians have been long…

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Brexit: Donald Tusk says EU-27 must remain united

Brexit: Donald Tusk says EU-27 must remain united

Image copyrightAFP Image caption Donald Tusk is chairing the talks between the 27 remaining EU members in BrusselsThe European Council President Donald Tusk has said that the 27 European Union countries meeting in Brussels to discuss Brexit must remain united. Mr Tusk, who will chair the special summit, said he had strong support from all the EU institutions as well as the 27 remaining states. The UK is not taking part in the talks. The EU will insist that progress must be made in talks on separating the UK from…

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