A source in the Mayweather camp told the Sun: “Floyd is getting mad now, he wants the fight to go ahead next year. He’s been telling everyone in his camp he’s going to beat the hell out of him and saying he’s got a dead record.
“Floyd is even willing to put all his belts in McGregor’s weight class on the line because he’s so sure he can beat him again easily. Right now Floyd is super-focused on his boxing... He even asked his girlfriend to move out temporarily so he could train without distraction.”
(Bloomberg) -- World powers meet Sunday in Vienna in their first attempt to revive a nuclear deal with Iran following the Islamic Republic’s election of a new hardline president.While Ebrahim Raisi’s win is not expected to derail efforts to return the U.S. to the accord, the change in administration in Tehran has complicated diplomacy. The Persian Gulf nation’s president-elect is himself subject to sanctions imposed by the U.S. in 2019, and Iran insists they must be removed as part of an agreeme
NSW have brought in Angus Crichton and Dale Finucane into their squad to replace the injured Jake Trbojevic in State of Origin II.The Blues on Sunday night opted to name a 20-man squad in alphabetical order rather than a starting 17, leaving Queensland guessing on their team make up.
Matt Hancock failed to tell Boris Johnson about a major study which showed vaccines worked against the Delta variant in the run up to a crucial Freedom Day meeting, according to reports. Mr Johnson met with Mr Hancock, Rishi Sunak and Michael Gove last Sunday, when they decided to delay reopening until July 19 amid the spread of the new variant first detected in India. The health secretary allegedly saw data from a Public Health England (PHE) study on June 10 but did not share it with senior ministers for three days.
Day 10 at the European Championship is upon us as Group A reaches what promises to be an exciting conclusion later this afternoon. After successive easy wins, in-form contenders Italy require just a point against Wales in Rome to secure top spot heading into a last-16 tie that would come against the runners-up in Group C - either Ukraine or Austria. Meanwhile, following their brilliant victory over Turkey in Baku on Wednesday, 2016 semi-finalists Wales will seal their place in the knockout stages with a draw on Sunday.
Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Sunday he had agreed with parties supporting the government to offer a compromise regarding rent control, in an attempt to avoid losing a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Monday. Lofven said the compromise would mean counterparts in the housing market would work to reach an agreement for a new rent setting model for new production, which has been the norm in Sweden.
A horse riding enthusiast has been found dead in what may have been a murder suicide. Gracie Spinks, 23, who also worked as a model, was found dead in a field near Duckmanton, in Derbyshire, shortly at 8.40am on Friday. Derbyshire Constabulary said the man’s body was found in a field off Tom Lane at around 11am on Friday.
Hot favourites Melbourne United have moved closer to the NBL title after a hard-fought 83-74 victory over an injury-ravaged Perth Wildcats in game two of the grand final series at RAC Arena.The minor premiers gained a stranglehold having drawn first blood on Friday with a thrilling 73-70 win, which was also played in Perth.
Taiwan welcomed 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States on Sunday as help from a true friend, more than doubling the major semiconductor-producing island's arsenal of shots as it deals with a cluster of domestic infections. Washington, competing with Beijing to deepen geopolitical clout through "vaccine diplomacy," initially had promised to donate 750,000 doses but increased that number as President Joe Biden's administration advances its pledge to send 80 million U.S.-made shots around the world. The American Institute in Taiwan - the de facto U.S. embassy - said the donation reflected the U.S. commitment to Taiwan "as a trusted friend and an important security partner".
Bollywood actor, Ajay Devgn accompanied by his son planted trees at, "Mega Vriksha (tree) Campaign" of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), where he raised awareness about the conservation of the environment.Indian Filmmaker, Ashoke Pandit who was accompanied by renowned musician Bappi Lahiri were also seen planting trees at another plantation drive.India is aiming to increase its forest area and green cover to a third of its total land area by 2030, up from about a quarter, as part of its commitment to reduce carbon emissions and meet pledges made under the Paris climate accord.
The ill-fated World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand was hit by another weather delay on Sunday as a wet outfield prevented the third day's play at Southampton from starting on time.
Voting was underway in a parliamentary election in Armenia on Sunday, with opinion polls putting the party of acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and that of former President Robert Kocharyan neck-and-neck. The Armenian government called the snap election to try to end a political crisis that erupted after ethnic Armenian forces lost a six-week war against Azerbaijan last year and ceded territory in and around the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Israel condemned on Sunday the election of hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi as Iranian president, saying his would be a "regime of brutal hangmen" with which world powers should not negotiate a new nuclear deal. Raisi, who is under U.S. sanctions for human rights abuses, secured victory as expected on Saturday in Iran's presidential election after a contest marked by voter apathy over economic hardships and political restrictions.
Rob Baxter’s faith in Jack Nowell was hardly a secret, but Exeter Chiefs’ director of rugby exhibited a special kind of confidence this weekend. Not only was Nowell whisked directly into Exeter Chief’s starting line-up to face Sale Sharks in the Premiership play-off after a month recovering from sprained medial knee ligaments. Significantly, he replaced Stuart Hogg. Scotland’s captain, set for a third British and Irish Lions tour later this summer, joined the replacements so Nowell could feature