Andre Ward retires – An example of when talent is not enough

Andre Ward in action

Upon his retirement aged only 33 this week, Andre Ward now represents an example of the notion that unmatched talent is sometimes not enough to force one’s way into the minds of observers as a memorable sporting hero, remembered fondly by a great number. What his career lacked, for the most

Draw between Alvarez and Golovkin sparks heavy use of the ‘C’ word

Boxing once again managed to shoot itself in the foot on Saturday. It is the fighters’ brilliance, in this case, that of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin which sustains the sport and keeps it limping on despite self-inflicted wounds. What is all the more discouraging is the timing. Boxing is