Boxing great Muhammad Ali is in hospital in Arizona with what sources familiar with his condition say may be more serious problems than before.
Doug Ford, a former champion boxer who became a charity stalwart and Arbroath’s citizen of the year, has died following a brave battle with cancer.
Arbroath Boxing Club enjoyed some success in their latest inter club exhibition. Fighters from Kilsyth, Peterhead, Elgin, Barrhead, Perth and St Francis took part in the matches at the town’s community centre. There were wins for local fighters Arron Barbour, Cameron Swinton, Scott Moreland, Liam Buchan, Lewis Keith, Joe Nakavulevu and Lewis Henderson.
Arbroath charity stalwart Doug Ford has become the latest recipient of a Local Hero Award.
Nick Blackwell has revealed he is resigned to retirement, because he "cannot put my friends and family through that again".