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WAYNE ALEXANDER TAKES OUT TAKALOO – With a punch of extraordinary power, speed and precision.

By Clayton Goodwin In a half-century and more of reporting professional boxing – it started at the Lime Grove Baths in Shepherd’s Bush, West London on 14th February 1968 – I have seen many exciting contests and a good few spectacular finishes. So, it must be difficult for me to decide which was the hardest …

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CHAMBERLAIN’S CHAMPIONSHIP CONQUEST – Isaac becomes titular head of talented division

Isaac Chamberlain celebrates his success. Trainer/coach Bobby Mills is third from right By Clayton Goodwin Isaac Chamberlain, 29 years-old, took the British and vacant Commonwealth cruiserweight titles on a one-sided decision against the hitherto unbeaten Mikael Lawal at the York Hall, Bethnal Green, London. Lawal, who sought to sway outcome by landing one heavy punch, …

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VIV PARSONS …..  WINS IN PALENCIA – AND TAKES THE SPANISH BULL BY THE HORNS

Viv Parsons of the Afewee Club in Brixton settled the account of the England Lionesses football team by going to Spain and defeating the home country’s representative, Naraya Arroyo, in the final of the featherweight division of the  international Enrique Rodriguez Cal Memorial Tournament at Palencia. After the winner was presented with the Gold Medal …

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VIVIEN PARSONS – TO SAY SHE LIVES FOR BOXING WOULD BE AN UNDER-STATEMENT

By Clayton Goodwin Vivien Parsons has approached the new boxing season with quiet confidence. Although she came into the summer break on a high note with victory in the national championships, in various international competitions here and overseas, as well making her first (victorious) appearance in her country’s vest, she knows that there are trials …

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C.A. OLLIVIERRE …. THE CRICKET GROUND BREAKER WHO WAS “MORE GROUND BREAKING THAN HE EVER KNEW”

By Clayton Goodwin “This schoolgirl (Ebony) we now know very well. But Ollivierre: who was he?” the author asks in his very first paragraph and then proceeds to tell us. We do not propose to spoil your enjoyment of the article by revealing too much here, except to say that Ollivierre, a black Vincentian, was …

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DOTTIN’S DRAMATIC LAST OVER – WEST INDIES BEAT NEW ZEALAND BY 3 RUNS

reviewed by Clayton Goodwin

West Indies set a cracking start to the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 in beating New Zealand by 3 runs on the penultimate ball of the final over at Bay Oval, Mount Manganui, Tauranga. That last over was as exciting as any I can recall including that pulsating close to the men’s World Cup …

DOTTIN’S DRAMATIC LAST OVER – WEST INDIES BEAT NEW ZEALAND BY 3 RUNS

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