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Category Archives: Vitali Klitschko

Mayor Klitschko’s Successes

I didn’t worry about ragged furniture in my office at Kiev City Hall. The city looked much worse as unemployment rose, wages fell, our till stood empty, protestors lived in tents a hundred meters from my office, and Russian troops mobilized on our eastern border. The big bears intended to convince all Ukrainians, and especially […]

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Klitschko and Putin Battle over Airliner

“This is Mayor Vitali Klitschko of Kiev, calling for President Vladimir Putin,” I said. “Just a minute, sir.” One minute had become fifteen when the receptionist returned and said, “President Putin is in meetings and will not be able to take your call.” “Tomorrow, then.” “Sorry, no.” I hung up and arranged for a private […]

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Rocky Rebuts

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, Lennox Lewis, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Sonny Liston, Wladimir Klitschko

Visiting Sonny Liston

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Jack Dempsey, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Sonny Liston, Wladimir Klitschko

Vitali Klitschko Thinks

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

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Gene Tunney Returns

I see Jack Dempsey thinks Shakespeare and I have been hobnobbing in literary heaven. Actually, the truth is rather more mundane. I’ve been competing against experienced thespians, outperforming the louts, and am scheduled to debut as Hamlet, but restrictive political and economic circumstances as well as dreadful sanitation in early 17th century England have compelled […]

Also posted in Boxing, Gene Tunney, George Foreman, Jack Dempsey, Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Wladimir Klitschko

Klitschko Versus the Legends

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Jack Dempsey, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Wladimir Klitschko

Marciano Dines at Dempsey’s

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Evander Holyfield, Gene Tunney, George Bernard Shaw, Jack Dempsey, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, William Shakespeare, Wladimir Klitschko

Heavyweight Champions Respond

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Gene Tunney, George Foreman, Jack Dempsey, Jack Johnson, Joe Frazier, Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Wladimir Klitschko