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Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: UFC champion's knockout prediction in LA

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are staging four media events to promote their fight on 26 August

 

Conor McGregor promised to knock out Floyd Mayweather inside four rounds when they faced off for the first time to promote their 26 August bout.

The pair appeared in front of thousands of fans at a news conference in Los Angeles - the first of four events called to promote the Las Vegas fight.

Read more: Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: UFC champion's knockout prediction in LA

Germaine Mason: Former GB high jumper, 34, dies in Jamaica motorbike crash

Germaine Mason switched allegiance to Great Britain two years before the 2008 Olympics



British Olympic high jump silver medallist Germaine Mason has died aged 34 after a motorcycle crash in Jamaica.

The Jamaica-born athlete, who switched to represent Great Britain in 2006, won silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Read more: Germaine Mason: Former GB high jumper, 34, dies in Jamaica motorbike crash

E-sports to become a medal event in 2022 Asian Games


Gamers taking part in esports competition. Image copyright - YUYA SHINO/GETTY IMAGES



E-sports will be included in the official sporting programme of the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said it wanted to reflect "the rapid development and popularity of this new form of sports participation".

Read more: E-sports to become a medal event in 2022 Asian Games

Laureus Awards 2017: Bolt, Biles, Rosberg, Atherton & Leicester among winners

Usain Bolt and Simone Biles dominated their sports at the Rio 2016 Games




Usain Bolt and Simone Biles claimed the top accolades at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco.

Eight-time Olympic sprint champion Bolt and four-time Olympic gold gymnast Biles were named sportsman and sportswoman of the year for their 2016 achievements.

Read more: Laureus Awards 2017: Bolt, Biles, Rosberg, Atherton & Leicester among winners


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