Evening Standard from London, Greater London, England on July 17, 1991 · 53
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Evening Standard from London, Greater London, England · 53

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Wednesday, July 17, 1991
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EVENING STANDARD WEDNESDAY 17 JULY 1991- 63 SPORT Another big shot t ’’ i t Geoff Capes lifts daughter Emma onto his shoulders Emma out to follow in father’s footsteps EMMA CAPES is happily taking after her dad Geoff in the world of shot putting writes Neil Allen Geoff is still Britain's record holder for putting the shot with 21 metres 68 recorded in 1980 Now Emma 17 who won a silver medal in the English schools championships and competed in Haringey’s Ron Pickering memorial meeting last weekend has been picked to represent Great Britain in the shot in the first ever European Youth Olympic Games in Brussels The 5ft llins fair-haired youngster from Spalding Lincolnshire will be one of 120 British teenagers competing this week in the competition a 10-sport festival which is supported by the National Olympic Committees of 34 countries and which will be hosted by Britain in 1995 The festival will be opened by Jacques Delors president of the European Commission tomorrow “It is a great honour to be representing my country and I will do my best to win a medal" she said “But Brussels looks like being my only trip overseas this year" she added wistfully perhaps recalling how her father in between his police duties travelled the world during the 70s “You’ve just got to be a bit more positive in your competitive attitude” replied Geoff who is presently restricted to promoting rather than taking part in strong man events because of a muscle tear in the middle of his chest Over in Colorado Geoff’s 20-year-old son Lewis is making an impact in university helped by being 6ft 6in tall and weighing 22st 61b “Young Lewis is really doing well in American football” said the proud parent “but what I’m most pleased about is that in school he’s got B plus honours “Brawn and brain is the best combination” I ur QUhm Catford 7 JO (385)— OUM Bart M Sam Hi Mu Ftary Mg OflCttO BLOSSOM Martini Mabry Sale: 541 74S (555)— -Martial Lady War Taae YOUGHAL Vrttaol Bflty Ruskdrte Calleea Not My 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for Eubank’s return match with Michael Watson now scheduled by promoter Barry Hearn for is feu: more important than any title Their last meeting was sold ‘by public demand1 and that’s even more true this time “But if Nigel agrees to my plan then I would hope to put his middleweight title fight the White Hart Lane ground against Mcfilrilan on in cen-on 21 September tral London in October But Hearn is also hoping “I would very much fancy that Benn arguably the most Nigel to beat McClellan if exciting fighter in Britain so then he could move for-will agree to meet American ward to meet the Eubank-Gerald McClellan for the Watson winner again at World Boxing Organisation Spurs in June next year" middleweight title recently vacated by Eubank “Chris and Michael have got their own world title fight" points out Hearn “because on 21 September they will be boxing for the WBO’s Hearn tells me that he is no longer promotionally involved in the British and European heavyweight fight between Lennox Lewis and Glenn McCrary which has been pencilled in for 23 Sep-super-middleweight belt left tember at the Royal Albert vacant by the move of HalL Tommy Hearns up to light- “Having been involved heavyweight with Lewis and his people in “As it happens the fact the past I now wish them that they are meeting again luck but I’ve got all my work A home of excellence BRITISH amateur boxing received a much needed fillip today with the opening by the Minister for Sport Robert Atkins of its first permanent centre of excellence at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre writes Neil Allen National coach Ian Irwin believes the centre the £100000 brain child of Crystal Palace director Peter Lamb is “exactly what we need to take the sport right through the 90s" Irwin now has the permanent use of a 28 x 17 metres main room for training equipped with two rings — Artie Way Sale 5JJ I J4 (4MLr-Waattar Lka HaMtira Saphbi Waadorfri Hao Cartyi Prida BLEHBAWN SPARK RaM Baarty late SAL til MOOU-Paddya Matoo 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cricket school area Irwin has an equipment storage room and an office in which he can plan his many national courses at the centre “Amateur boxing has been ver the years” “when you in decline over admits Irwin consider that about 25000 amateur boxers are presently registered on our medical scheme compared with more than 50000m the 50s" I 01 pracMca Hkk Aid BoazaL ROSEHIP HONEY Sab: B1J S15 (4B0V— BEN0 MADONNA Bad Ex-an SHy Crtbaa Trito Baaaar Saaridaa DrtL Bead Moaatog Sab: 1(aap)A2 BJI (4B1)j— Saccastfri Stan Trattod Friaad FACTUELLE Saartacarta Lady Srt Lacfcy Eaaaoh Sata: 8J4 045 (B55V Httnaa Bat Ray Of Gold RBtaertw Eajpr Waada Waadar riaaaiaii Bab LAWFUL LAD Sale BJJ BJ (655)0PHIES TINA BaBym Brm Cfearddawa Waada HoM OpktaL Kta Ftart SoMkabn Cart Safe: 1JJL B1SMBBV Attbpi Crttapa Laltt Rantttar KHaaa Ed Salnaa Maa CHUMAC Tanyi Bay Sale B4A BJ0 (4B0V Maartar Bay Raitai Nap Brawa Tferariwr KNKS CARESS Eifea Cam Daara Caaaaa Sale 4J1 - nHL SMN Laatoijaaay Ba SrteBJ1 Myn 1U (K5V— EASY MAMA Jal Spal Drtd DaertL Irtoaa Hepa Zata Ktap Aaataa PtaaL 1BLlBj4B0V-ay Bartar Caa SMaa 0a Mtapy Daaawaa Faacy Bi dtt B0NYS1ARMAKBL Srtr BA1 sued by for $100m Tyson The suit charged that the defendants “made false representations" so they could use Foreman “as lever age to obtain more favourable terms with Tyson” cut out with this all-British series" The controversial 12 rounds points victory by Eubank over Watson at Earls Court last month when I made Eubank winner by a round but would not have quarrelled with a draw makes the return bout seem certain to be a big money spinner UniTB3AIIIUnCM SUN 600 pm Seats £25 £20 £15 OLYMPIC GALLERY £35 Wembley Box Office wanner 081 - 900 -1234 Admin Fee £1 per ticket Major Credit Cards Wembley Arena Counter Sales Only No Admin Fee Wembley ticketshop Virgin Megastore (Opposite Tottenham Court Tube) Counter Sales only No admin fee 081-862 - 0202 -info only ' O INTER? G0NT1NENTAUH0TELS Arum alleges that Foreman was guaranteed around £7million plus 50 of the gate over £4million for the rematch in Las Vegas Holyfield successfully defended his title against the 42-year-old Foreman on 19 April by winning a unanimous 12-round decision ' Holyfield - and former champion Tyson signed last week to fight in Las Vegas i Hearn plans to sell all 35000 tickets available for the fight — 9000 less than the Bruno v Bugner heavyweight match at White Hart Lane in 1987 because of ground safety requirements Hearn who had a sell-out at Earls Court last month even though the fight was shown live on TV adds: “I expect that this time on one of the biggest nights of the whole London sporting year the revenue will be in excess of £2 million” 28 JUIY- Cl

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