Boxer pleads not guilty to dangerous driving

Boxer Amir Khan has appeared in court charged with dangerous driving.

The 19-year-old Olympic silver medallist pleaded not guilty at Bolton Magistrates Court on Thursday.

The charges relate to an incident which took place in Bolton town centre when a man suffered a broken leg in a car accident.

Mr Khan, who lives in Lostock, was granted unconditional bail and will reappear in court on September 21.

Amir Khan became famous after winning a silver medal at the 2004 Olympics in Athens - the youngest boxer to represent Britain at the games since 1976.

He signed a £1 million contract to turn professional after the games and remains unbeaten as a professional fighter.


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