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2005-10-17 12:59:44

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's minister for sport said on Monday the country planned to keep its decades-old ban on professional boxing as it seeks to regulate more tightly all forms of contact sport.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.