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Eddie Hearn: ‘I can’t say I don’t enjoy the limelight’ | Sport

Belting up: Anthony Joshua celebrates regaining his heavyweight titles flanked by Eddie and Barry Hearn, Clash on the Dunes, December 2019, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

The boxing promoter Eddie Hearn is telling the world what it wants to hear, live on national television. It is early on a Monday morning. Hearn is in the Hearn family offices, a converted pile outside Brentwood, rural Essex, that was once the Hearn family home, pre-conversion. “Look,” he says. …

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RFU apologises to referee Ben O’Keeffe for Eddie Jones’s Twickenham tirade | Sport

Eddie Jones has been reprimanded by the Rugby Football Union chief executive, Bill Sweeney, and warned over his future behaviour following his stinging criticism of the referee Ben O’Keeffe after England’s Six Nations victory over Wales last Saturday. Jones has not apologised for his comments but has escaped a charge …

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The Breakdown | Rugby’s values ring hollow if Eddie Jones escapes action over referee rant | Sport

When Peter Wheeler, then the chief executive of Leicester, used a newspaper column to criticise the referee Steve Lander for some of his decisions in the match against Bristol in 2002, he was summoned to appear before a Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel and, after being found guilty of bringing …

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Eddie Jones’s antagonistic personality should be of concern to the RFU | Sport

At some stage in the next fortnight Eddie Jones will sit down for dinner with the Rugby Football Union’s chief executive, Bill Sweeney, to discuss the future. There will be no shortage of agenda items, not least the fall-out from a tempestuous Anglo-Welsh contest which at times was more like …

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Eddie Jones remains tight-lipped over whether he wants to stay on | Sport

Eddie Jones has revealed he will hold talks with the Rugby Football Union chief executive, Bill Sweeney, over potentially extending his contract through to the 2023 World Cup as England on Sunday moved into pole position to claim the Six Nations title. In a surprising claim that demonstrates his long-term …

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England’s Eddie Jones calls sending-off of Manu Tuilagi ‘absolute rubbish’ | Sport

Joe Marler grabs Alun Wyn Jones.

Eddie Jones criticised the referee, Ben O’Keeffe, for sending off Manu Tuilagifor a dangerous tackle on George North four minutes from the end of the victory over Wales, the first time an England player had been dismissed in a championship match, describing the decision as “absolute rubbish”. The England head …

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Eddie Hearn ‘ready to conclude’ deal for Joshua-Fury December showdown | Sport

Eddie Hearn has revealed he is “ready to conclude a deal” for a December showdown between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to determine the undisputed world heavyweight champion. Fury wrenching the WBC title from Deontay Wilder in a spectacular display last month means he and fellow Briton Joshua, the WBA, …

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Eddie Nketiah ensures Arsenal’s FA Cup gamble pays off against Portsmouth | Football

Sokratis Papastathopoulos (second left) volleyed Arsenal into a 1-0 lead just before half-time.

Mikel Arteta is nothing if not brave. With the outcome of his team’s season hinging on progressing in the FA Cup, the Arsenal manager saw his faith in youth rewarded once again with a clinical away victory thanks to goals either side of half-time from Sokratis Papstathopoulos and Eddie Nketiah. …

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Anthony Joshua would be underdog against Tyson Fury, says Eddie Hearn | Sport

Promoter Eddie Hearn has said “we’d be clowns” if he failed to agree a deal for Anthony Joshua to fight the new WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, adding that his camp relish the prospect of their fighter going into the fight as underdog. Following Fury’s dominant seventh-round stoppage victory over …

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