Boxing as a ’living metaphor of the struggle for equality’

George Elliott Clarke, Canada’s poet laureate, on the importance of sports in the lives of black Canadians
Floyd Mayweather Jr.

There’s simply no reason to watch Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Any argument in favour of watching Floyd Mayweather fight Manny Pacquiao—the meta death rattle of a once-proud sports institution—is untenable.
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George Chuvalo, Boxing’s Last Gladiator

By George Chuvalo with Murray Greig
Justin Bieber Performs at the Verizon Center in Washington DC [NO Germany, Austria]

Justin Bieber banned from Philippines after Instagram quip

Insulting a boxing icon may stop the Biebes from thrilling in Manila
Justin Trudeau, Sophie Gregoire, Ella-Grace Trudeau, Xavier Trudeau

On his own terms: Justin runs for the Liberal leadership

He’s the most popular politician in Canada—and not just because of his last name
Katie Taylor of Ireland waves her nation

Katie Taylor: Ireland’s Golden Girl

Shops and offices closed all over her native country so that people could watch her box for gold
Redford vs Smith-feature

Political boxing matches we’d pay to see

Trudeau-Brazeau, like every great grudge match, deserves a high-profile sequel—or four
Liberal MP Trudeau and Conservative Senator Brazeau fight during their charity boxing match in Ottawa

Justin Trudeau in the ring

John Geddes on boxing night in Ottawa: Brazeau came out swinging for a knockout. Trudeau was patient.