All four world lightweight titles will be on the line when Katie Taylor meets Delfine Persoon on SaturdayKatie Taylor’s bid for greatness – by becoming the undisputed lightweight champion of women’s boxing – is up against a policewoman with expertise in gun handling seeking to take a “once-in-a-lifetime” chance.Taylor already holds the WBO, IBF and…

Josh Taylor (right) remains unbeaten after 15 professional boutsJosh Taylor claimed his first world title with a points victory against Ivan Baranchyk in the IBF super-lightweight title bout in Glasgow.Scot Taylor, 28, knocked down the previously unbeaten Belarusian twice in the sixth round.And the home favourite remained in control to win 117-109 115-111 115-111.The contest…

Gordon Taylor has headed up the PFA since 1981For a man who had been in his job for almost four decades, it should hardly come as a surprise that Gordon Taylor was in no rush to hasten the beginning of the end of his tenure. According to those advising him, the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA)…

Gordon Taylor has headed up the PFA since 1981Gordon Taylor has confirmed that he will leave his role as chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association after 38 years.Taylor, 74, has headed up the players union since 1981 after taking over from former secretary Cliff Lloyd.But his departure comes after the organisation announced a “full…

Media playback is not supported on this device Sarah Taylor – England cricketer and now life coachEngland women have recalled Sarah Taylor and Katherine Brunt for the tour to India in February and March. Wicketkeeper Taylor missed the Women’s World Twenty20 tournament last November as part of an ongoing management of her anxiety, while Brunt…