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Muhammad Ali mourned with traditional Muslim funeral

Thousands gather in Louisville to attend a traditional Muslim prayer service for Muhammad Ali.

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Muhammad Ali and Black Lives Matter

"His legacy is just as meaningful now as it was when he held the belt over his head in triumph."

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For Arab Americans, Muhammad Ali was our champion

"I remember him walking into the store where I worked and singling out me, the darkest-skinned and only Arab employee."

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How Muhammad Ali helped revive boxing in China

Boxing was once banned by Mao Zedong, but Ali helped to revive the sport and still inspires Chinese boxers today.


Muhammad Ali: A life in pictures

Ali will be remembered as a heavyweight boxing champion, a magnificent showman and a civil rights activist.

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The legacy of Muhammad Ali

What did the boxing legend and social justice icon mean to the world?

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Muhammad Ali was 'like the Pope' in the Philippines

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao says Muhammad Ali, who fought in Manila in 1975 against Joe Frazier, was an inspiration.

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Muhammad Ali: The face of 'real Islam'

At a time when Muslims in the US are facing scorn and bigotry, the boxing legend is remembered as the face of Islam.

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Did head trauma give Muhammad Ali Parkinson's disease?

Experts debate whether head injuries the boxing legend sustained could have caused his Parkinson's disease.

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How Muhammad Ali influenced the Civil Rights Movement

Muhammad Ali galvanised the Civil Rights Movement by appealing to people who otherwise agreed on little politically.

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Death of Muhammad Ali: Boxer died of septic shock

Muhammad Ali's funeral will be held on Friday in his hometown Louisville, Kentucky, a family spokesman says.

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What made Muhammad Ali a legend?

More than 30 years after hanging up his gloves, Muhammad Ali, who died aged 74, still retains almost mythical status.

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World pays tribute to boxing legend Muhammad Ali

Athletes, civil rights activists, artists and celebrities offer tributes for Muhammad Ali, who has died aged 74.