legend

August 1, 2016
August 1, 2016

Pak federal govt comes to Hanif’s aid

The federal government will come to the aid of former Pakistan cricketing legend Hanif Mohammad who is currently hospitalized and undergoing treatment in an intensive Care Unit (ICU) in a private...

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

‘I can no longer stay silent’

Basketball legend Michael Jordan speaks out on police violence and announces two $1 million grants, to civil rights group NAACP's Legal Defense Fund and to a group that works on improving...

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

‘Brazil's soccer woes stem from my absence’

Brazil's failure to claim an Olympic soccer gold medal, the one major tournament they have never won, is all because Pele never played in the competition, the soccer great jokes on Thursday.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Pele memorabilia nets $5 million

The three-day sale of memorabilia belonging to world football icon Pele ends in London with the artifacts sold for the princely total of £3.4million ($5million, 4.4million euros).

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 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 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Ali's funeral open to all

The world is invited to the funeral of Muhammad Ali in his hometown on Friday where the boxing legend's life will be celebrated with a public funeral procession and memorial service.

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...

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

TIMELINE

Timeline of boxing legend Mohammad Ali who passed away at the age of 74 fighting a respiratory illness.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Muhammad Ali in hospital

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized for a respiratory issue, family spokesman Bob Gunnell said on Thursday.