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George Groves to defend WBA super-middleweight title against Jamie Cox in October

George Groves Monday, July 24, 2017 George Groves’ first WBA super-middleweight title defence and his opening fight of the World Boxing Super Series against Jamie Cox has been confirmed for Wembley’s SSE Arena on October 14. The 29-year-old chose Cox as his first opponent of the 168lbs edition of the eight-fighter competition, in which Chris Eubank Jnr and Callum Smith are also competing. October’s fight also represents Groves’ first return to the venue in which his defeat of Eduard Gutknecht injured the Kazakh so severely he is unable to walk…

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Winter is Coming: Blizzard Will Kill Support for Windows XP, Vista in October

Blizzard has announced that it is ending support for Windows XP and Windows Vista by October. Given that these operating systems were officially retired in 2009 and 2012, respectively, with no security or patch support from Microsoft (although the company didpatch Windows XP earlier this year), and the difficulty of continuing to test these operating systems, Blizzard’s decision makes sense. And in all honesty, it shouldn’t affect many people. Blizzard doesn’t release the same level of details about its end users than Steam does, but I suspect we can use…

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News: Acquaforte set to open at Forte Village in October

Acquaforte will open officially on October 1st in association with the Thalasso Research Centre at Milan University. Located at the Forte Village resort, the location will become Sardinia’s first medical spa. Drawing on the prodigious healing properties of sea water, it is inspired by the historic Roman passion for bathing and the sea spas they established at nearby Nora in 3 AC. The Acquaforte medical team will offer four tailor-made programmes lasting four or seven days plus a daily activity programme. ADVERTISEMENT The programmes focus on anti-ageing, Thalasso detox, staying…

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News: British Airways to launch direct Canary Islands connection in October

Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, will soon become more accessible to UK holiday-makers than ever before, with British Airways announcing its first ever direct flight route from London Heathrow to Tenerife South airport. The new service will be available from October to March next year and is perfect for Brits looking for a winter sunshine getaway. The weekly flight will run from Heathrow, the UK’s largest airport, direct to Tenerife in just four and a half hours. The new flight sets off at 06:45 every Saturday morning and…

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