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Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson confused by Chinese web humour

Boxing legend Mike Tyson is keen to up his profile in China but is struggling to get to grips with the country’s sardonic sense of humour, judging by his online “weibo” debut.

Tuesday, 20 August, 2013, 5:50pm

Boxing legend Mike Tyson provides unlikely platform for anti-chengguan rage

US boxing legend Mike Tyson became an unlikely star among Chinese internet users overnight by wading into one of the nation’s most intricate political debates.

20 Aug 2013 - 3:08pm

Tyson sues Live Nation over alleged embezzlement

Mike Tyson sued a financial services firm owned by Live Nation Entertainment on Wednesday, claiming one of its advisers embezzled more than US$300,000 from the former heavyweight champ and cost him millions more in lost earnings.

21 Feb 2013 - 1:31pm

Sports Digest, February 18, 2013

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield stood toe to toe again - only this time there were hugs and smiles, and no bites to the ear. Instead, they were like old friends meeting in a supermarket, which is what they did.

18 Feb 2013 - 3:15am

Short Sport, December 3, 2012

Holyfield's gloves from Tyson clash sold

3 Dec 2012 - 3:01am

Tyson granted Australia visa

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson was Wednesday granted a visa to Australia but warned he must behave, a week after the convicted rapist was denied entry to New Zealand.

Tyson, who was sentenced to six years in prison in 1992 for raping an 18-year-old woman, is scheduled to visit Australia in November as part of his Day of the Champions speaking tour.

11 Oct 2012 - 11:51am

A bad week for … (October 7, 2012)

Paul Chan Mo-po

Hong Kong's embattled development secretary can seemingly do no right. Already embroiled in scandal after a company he was linked to was found to be letting out subdivided flats, Chan was reported to have driven a car after drinking a 500ml glass of beer. He has promised to co-operate with police.


Mike Tyson

7 Oct 2012 - 2:09am

New Zealand bans former boxing champ Mike Tyson

New Zealand revoked an entry visa for former heavyweight boxing champion and convicted rapist Mike Tyson on Wednesday after a charity going to benefit from his visit dropped its support.

3 Oct 2012 - 10:37am

Former 'baddest man on the planet' entertains CLSA

When the word got around that CLSA had invited former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson to head their keynote speakers at its investment forum, there were a few raised eyebrows. "What, they've invited a convicted rapist - why would they do that?" was not an uncommon reaction, even within CLSA, we hear. But it was riveting stuff.

13 Sep 2012 - 3:00am 1 comment

Who said it?

I am profoundly sorry for this double injustice that has been left uncorrected for so long

British PM David Cameron apologises to the families of victims of the 1989 Hillsborough soccer disaster for the tragedy and the cover-up that followed


I want to sing and dance in musicals

13 Sep 2012 - 12:19am