Muhammad Ali

After the bell: Muhammad Ali and the fight for freedom

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


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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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.

Arts & Culture

Why we mourn Ali

A magnificent poet, principled Muslim and anti-war leader who altered the image of what it means to be American.

by Hamid Dabashi

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Muhammad Ali 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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World pays tribute to Muhammad Ali

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

Muhammad Ali

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee

The best of Muhammad Ali's quotes on boxing, success and civil rights that mesmerised people all over the world.

Muhammad Ali

The life of Muhammad Ali 1942-2016

As a boxer, Ali will be remembered as a three-time world heavyweight champion who won 56 bouts over a 21-year career.

Muhammad Ali

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

The heavyweight world champion's fast fists and personality transcended sports and captivated the world.

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Death of Muhammad Ali: Was he the greatest of all time?

He is probably the most famous boxer ever to compete but, looking at the stats, how does he stack up against his peers?

Business & Economy

Nike terminates Manny Pacquiao's contract over gay slur

Sportswear giant dumps Philippine boxing megastar after he said that gays were "worse than animals".


British boxer Fury being investigated for 'hate crime'

World heavyweight champion, stripped of his IBF belt, under police investigation for comments on homosexuality.


Fury stuns Klitschko to be crowned heavyweight champion

British fighter Tyson Fury awarded title by unanimous decision, in first defeat for Ukrainian Klitschko in 11 years.


Tyson Fury ends Wladimir Klitschko's heavyweight reign

Britain's Fury causes boxing upset as he brings an end to Klitschko's nine-and-half-year reign with a points victory.


Britain's fear of Muslims 'needs to go'

Amir Khan talks discrimination, lack of Asians on the UK's sports horizon and his plans on promoting boxing globally.