Muhammad Ali

American boxer, philanthropist and activist

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Muhammad Ali: American boxer, philanthropist and activist
Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Nicknamed "The Greatest", he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated figures of the 20th century and as one of the greatest boxers of all time.


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Greatest Fights: Ali, Frazier and a close friend's view of the Thrilla in Manila

Gene Kilroy was by Muhammad Ali's side throughout his career but admits to feeling uneasy over one landmark fight in 1975.
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Today in History for June 20th

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Warriors' Steve Kerr: Colin Kaepernick will 'ultimately be considered a hero' for protesting racial injustice

Steve Kerr likened Colin Kaepernick to Muhammad Ali and believes Kaepernick is being vindicated for his protest against police brutality. - Published

Muhammad Ali: 'Why is everything white?'

The boxing legend, who died in 2016, explained how he used to ask his mother about white representation.
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Want a full-body home workout to help you exercise while social distancing? Start with boxing.

All it takes is 40 minutes for a home workout, and you'll be burning more than 400 calories, dripping sweat and channeling your inner Muhammad Ali. - Published

Fight Talk: Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Amir Khan, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali

Promoter Eddie Hearn will not rule out possibility of Anthony Joshua fighting Tyson Fury next, Mike Tyson v Muhammad Ali fantasy fight, plus more in this week's Fight Talk.
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'She fought soccer moms, I fought former world champions' - Shields wants Ali fight

Claressa Shields welcomes the prospect of a potential bout with former champion Laila Ali, saying the 42-year-old only "fought soccer moms".
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Death of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s longest serving ruler in more than 150 years

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Hosni Mubarak, who died on Tuesday at 91, ruled Egypt for longer than any of the country’s other monarchs and presidents since the demise in 1848 of Muhammad Ali, the Turkish pasha who, during his..
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Tyson Fury compared to Muhammad Ali after stunning win over Deontay Wilder

tyson fury compared to muhammad ali after stunning win over deontay wilder
Tyson Fury was put in the same breath as the great Muhammad Ali after his stunning display to stop Deontay Wilder and win the WBC world heavyweight title in Las Vegas. Fury stopped Wilder in the..
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Muhammad Ali's Birmingham tailor Ahmet Yusuf ends 62-year career

Boxing great Muhammad Ali was measured up by Ahmet Yusuf on a visit to the city in 1983.
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School's in with Alice Cooper, Muhammad Ali's gym, Goldblum vs. plastic: News from around our 50 states

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Former boxing champ Leon Spinks suffering from cancer

Leon Spinks, who won undisputed heavyweight world championship in 1978 by defeating Muhammad Ali, has prostate cancer that has spread to his bladder. - Published

Prominent sports figures who died this decade

Muhammad Ali. Yogi Berra. John Wooden. Arnold Palmer. Gordie Howe. Barr Starr. The sports world lost many of its legends over the last decade. - Published

Intrigue and indignation reign ahead of Saudi dust-up between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr

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Early morning muezzins and the salacious beats of shipped-in rap superstars have contributed a cacophonous backdrop to Anthony Joshua's rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia tonight. Not since..
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Hyderabad rape-murder: Main accused dodged officials hrs before crime

The main accused in the gang-rape and murder of a young veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad last Wednesday had been driving a truck for more than two years without a licence and was never..
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Leroy Johnson, Barrier-Breaking Georgia Politician, Dies at 91

In 1962, he became the first black candidate elected to the State Senate since Reconstruction. But his influence extended farther, as Muhammad Ali found out. - Published

Egypt prepares for day of possible violence amid calls for duelling protests over Sisi's rule

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Egypt readied itself for a day of potential violence as both anti-government protesters and supporters of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi were being called to take to the streets. More than 2,000 people..
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The Egyptian calling for a revolution against al-Sisi

Mohamed Ali is a former Egyptian military contractor calling for protests against Egypt's president.
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Mohamed Ali: The self-exiled Egyptian sparking protests at home

Who is the man whose online anger brought Egyptians onto the streets?
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Yemen's war cut a father's route to work, now his toddler starves

Before Yemen's war broke out four years ago Ali Muhammad used to cross the border into Saudi Arabia to work, joining thousands of other Yemenis from his poor, mountainous region.
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Birmingham's Mohammed Ali invited pupils into his working studio to witness art in progress.
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Louisville's renamed Muhammad Ali International Airport debuts logo

The new logo for the Muhammad Ali International Airport features Ali's silhouette, arms up and victorious, against the background of a butterfly. - Published