Still no stopping Woods

Subject Golf Description Tiger Woods made it six US Tour wins in succession yesterday at the AT&T Pro-Am at Pebble Beach in California, equalling Ben Hogan’s six-in-a-row from 1948. Woods started the day on seven under par after three rounds at the Monterey Peninsula course. Creator irishtimes.com Source […]

Iron Mike an all-round hit

Subject Sports; Boxing Description Mike Tyson had promised it would be spectacular, and the self-proclaimed animal of the ring was as good as his word. No ear biting, no late punches or any other kind of rule infringements were perpetrated to send the Marquis of Queensberry spinning in […]

Tyson the Europhile

Subject Sports; Boxing Description The hype around Mike Tyson’s heavyweight bash with Julius Francis next Saturday continues to grow, and any fears that Irish TV viewers might have to miss out on a second of the action have now been averted. Creator Johnny Watterson Source https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/tyson-the-europhile-1.236823?mode=sample&auth-failed=1&pw-origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.irishtimes.com%2Fsport%2Ftyson-the-europhile-1.236823 Publisher irishtimes.com/ […]

Tyson takes to the road

Subject Sports; Boxing Description Hundreds of fans, many of whom had been waiting for several hours, gave Mike Tyson a hero’s welcome when he arrived in Manchester last night for Saturday’s fight against the British heavyweight champion Julius Francis at the MEN Arena. Creator irishtimes.com Source https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/tyson-takes-to-the-road-1.238362?mode=sample&auth-failed=1&pw-origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.irishtimes.com%2Fsport%2Ftyson-takes-to-the-road-1.238362 Publisher […]

Tyson is cleared for landing

Subject Sports; Boxing Description Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is to be allowed to enter Britain, despite his conviction for rape, after an intervention by the British Home Secretary, Jack Straw, last night. After two days of insisting that the boxer’s case could only be considered by […]

Doubt over Tyson fight

Subject Sports; Boxing Description Mike Tyson’s first fight in Britain could be called off after immigration officials said he would be turned back at the border because of his criminal convictions. Tyson was jailed for six years in 1992 for raping Miss Black America contestant Desiree Washington. He […]

Heskey move to Anfield imminent

Subject Sports; Football Description Continuing fears about the fitness of Michael Owen and Robbie Fowler have prompted Liverpool to seek to implement immediately a secret deal to bring Leicester City’s Emile Heskey to Anfield – six months before he was due to move. An agreement for the striker […]

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