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John Rawling

John Rawling

    Born to run
    Born to run
    Kenyan athlete Sammy Wanjiru's performance when he won gold in the men's marathon at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 placed him alongside the...
    Don King refuses to fade away
    Don King refuses to fade away
    At an age when he could be forgiven for slipping on his favourite pair of slippers, relaxing in a fireside armchair and re-watching any one of the...
    Dirty deeds
    Dirty deeds
    Just as you begin to think the self-serving, cash-rich clubs of the Premiership can stoop no lower, along comes a moment to leave even the most...
    Move to pardon 'Papa Jack'
    Move to pardon 'Papa Jack'
    A modern world might find it impossible to comprehend the level of racism in the United States in 1910 when the first black world heavyweight...
    Famously fast
    Famously fast
    They say Monaco is the sort of place you either love or hate, and my mind was made up years ago by a late-night visit to one of the principality's...
    Lewis,Tyson fight apart
    Lewis,Tyson fight apart
    Plans for a world heavyweight title rematch between the World Boxing Council champion Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson have fallen through, at least for...