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4y ago | Politics

Muhammad Ali's son detained at US airport

A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida of the United States airport.

4y ago | Sports

Don’t count the days, make the days count

The boxing icon who inspired many champions, in sports and life, Muhammad Ali is widely regarded as one of the most significant and renowned sports figures of the 20th century.

5y ago | Sports

Ali's gloves, Frazier's jockstrap go on sale

The gloves Muhammad Ali wore in the 1971 bout dubbed the "Fight of the Century" and Joe Frazier’s jockstrap hit the auction block on Monday.

Muhammad Ali, forever the Greatest

In eulogising a hero, as Muhammad Ali was to me, the danger is that one may get carried away and heap undeserved superlatives on the

5y ago | More Sports

How Ali's 'Thrilla' left its mark on Manila

A bustling shopping mall forms an unlikely monument to the "Thrilla in Manila", but Muhammad Ali's most brutal fight made its biggest impression on the minds of those who witnessed...

5y ago | More Sports

Paul Simon announces Ali's death, while performing 'The Boxer’

Paul Simon was nearly finished with the 1969 Simon & Garfunkel classic "The Boxer" at a concert in Berkeley, California, on Friday night when he paused the song to give a fitting...

February 25, 2017
February 25, 2017

Muhammad Ali's son detained at US airport

A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida of the United States airport.

January 17, 2017
January 17, 2017

Don’t count the days, make the days count

The boxing icon who inspired many champions, in sports and life, Muhammad Ali is widely regarded as one of the most significant and renowned sports figures of the 20th century.

July 12, 2016
July 12, 2016

Ali's gloves, Frazier's jockstrap go on sale

The gloves Muhammad Ali wore in the 1971 bout dubbed the "Fight of the Century" and Joe Frazier’s jockstrap hit the auction block on Monday.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Muhammad Ali to be laid to rest

Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest Friday, the culmination of a two-day farewell for the beloved boxing legend and civil rights hero who electrified crowds the world over.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Ali’s funeral draws thousands

Muhammad Ali’s funeral on Thursday drew thousands of admirers to the boxer's hometown, where mourners prayed over the body of a man who battled in the ring and sought peace outside it.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

'Like punching a mountain'

Former Indian amateur boxer Haroon Khan bubbles with excitement and bravado as he recalls his two bouts with his hero, the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali, three decades ago.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

Muhammad Ali, forever the Greatest

In eulogising a hero, as Muhammad Ali was to me, the danger is that one may get carried away and heap undeserved superlatives on the

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

How Ali's 'Thrilla' left its mark on Manila

A bustling shopping mall forms an unlikely monument to the "Thrilla in Manila", but Muhammad Ali's most brutal fight made its biggest impression on the minds of those who witnessed...

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Paul Simon announces Ali's death, while performing 'The Boxer’

Paul Simon was nearly finished with the 1969 Simon & Garfunkel classic "The Boxer" at a concert in Berkeley, California, on Friday night when he paused the song to give a fitting...

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Hero, legend... villain?

A beloved icon. A fighter who transcended his sport. A symbol of heroism, courage and defiance. Muhammad Ali was all of these things and more to countless millions of admirers around the world...