ANTHONY JOSHUA is seeing stars, sent crashing to the canvas for the first time in his pro career by a punch from old Dr Steelhammer, Wladimir Klitschko.Lewis Hamilton is consumed in red mist after rival Sebastian Vettel avoids punishment for turning the Azerbaijan Grand Prix into a dodgem-car session — leaving him to lump a 14-point deficit in the world title race.Towering sporting feats don’t tend to come without hardship and so it proved for the two Hertfordshire men who stood apart among Brits during 2017.Joshua, already a heavyweight world champion is now THE heavyweight world champion after a savage uppercut in the 11th round of his unification bout with Klitschko ended the career of a man who dominated the division for a decade.An enraptured British-record crowd of 90,000 will never forget that April night at Wembley.A few months later, Hamilton — his fuel tank brimming with a sense of burning injustice after Vettel’s let-off — ended up joy-riding his way to a FOURTH world title, leaving him out on his own among British racing drivers.Hamilton reeled off six victories in eight Grands Prix. And if his popularity with the wider public isn’t helped by avoiding tax on his private… Read full this story
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