International Boxing Federation

Bernard Hopkins defeats Tavoris Cloud to be oldest to win major title

Bernard Hopkins lands a punch against Tavoris Cloud. Photo: Reuters

Hopkins scored a unanimous 12-round decision to dethrone Cloud, who is 17 years his junior, for the International Boxing Federation's light-heavyweight title.

Monday, 11 March, 2013, 4:02am

Bernard Hopkins becomes oldest boxer to win major title

Bernard Hopkins (right) connects with a right hook against Tavoris Cloud. Photo: Reuters

The 48-year-old Hopkins scored a 12-round unanimous decision over Tavoris Cloud to claim the IBF light heavyweight championship on Saturday night.

10 Mar 2013 - 2:17pm

Bernard Hopkins eyes his record for oldest boxer to win major world title

Bernard Hopkins hopes to break his own record. Photo: AP

Bernard Hopkins will try to make history again as he aims to break his own record for being the oldest fighter to win a major world title when he faces unbeaten Tavoris Cloud for a light-heavyweight crown today.

9 Mar 2013 - 4:10am

Short Sport, September 17, 2012

Indian doubles players suspended over row

17 Sep 2012 - 3:22am

China backs 21-point system

China are supporting a proposed new rally point scoring system even though a number of countries have expressed their concern over the plan, which is expected to be ratified by the International Badminton Federation (IBF) in May.

14 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Ruffling feathers

A wet market's worth of duck feathers have been shredded this week, all in the process of reaching the stage, later today, of crowning five world champions in Birmingham's National Indoor Arena. But the feathers that have been flying are not just those glued to the cork base of a shuttlecock.

3 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Hide fight at Stadium

THE Herbie Hide Show is all set for the Hong Kong Stadium on October 23 after a contract was signed between promoters and venue managers Wembley International yesterday.

20 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Fights in stadium

BOXING fans are in for a rare treat when three world titles will be on the line at the Hong Kong Stadium on October 23.

7 Jul 1994 - 12:00am