On this day…in 1964

On February 25, 1964, underdog Cassius Clay, age 22, defeats champion Sonny Liston in a technical knockout to win the world heavyweight boxing crown. The highly anticipated match took place in Miami Beach, Florida. Clay, who later became known to the world as Muhammad Ali, went on to become the first fighter to capture the … [Read the full story]

The winner is…Miss Junk Food

A US beauty contest winner who claimed she was stripped of her crown because she had gained weight has won her courtroom fight to regain the title. Seventeen-year-old Domonique Ramirez claimed pageant officials in Texas had told her to “get off the tacos”. Organisers of the Miss San Antonio contest said she was dismissed because … [Read the full story]

Craig Bellamy is committed to the Storm

Melbourne Storm chief executive Ron Gauci says the club’s coach Craig Bellamy is committed and is wanted for the long-term despite rumours linking him to other jobs. The coach’s commitment comes with Storm poised to announce a lucrative sponsorship deal with Crown as early as Friday helping to shore up the club’s off-field future. Crown, … [Read the full story]