Thailand

Child kickboxing debate heats up in Thailand after teen killed

Child boxing is widespread in Thailand but critics say it is too dangerous and can lead to brain damage in young people.

Child kickboxing debate heats up in Thailand after teen killed

Sport

'I'm back': Pacquiao scores first knockout win in years

Filipino boxer knocks out Argentine Lucas Matthysse in the seventh round, clinching his 12th championship title.

Manny Pacquiao clinches his first knockout victory in 9 years

Sport

Dambe: How an ancient form of Nigerian boxing swept the internet

Dambe has evolved from a sport belonging to a West African caste to a sensation enjoyed by millions online.

Dambe: How an ancient form of Nigerian boxing swept the internet

Sport

'A must-watch': Boxing fans eye Manny Pacquiao comeback

Mixed reactions by boxing enthusiasts as Filipino boxer to fight Argentine Lucas Matthysse after a year-long hiatus.

Boxing fans react to Manny Pacquiao comeback

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.

Sport

UK boxer stirs anger with photo in mosque

IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua criticised on Twitter over picture showing him taking part in Muslim prayers.

Boxer Anthony Joshua sparks anger for photo in mosque

Sport

Manny Pacquiao seals comeback win in the ring

Senator, who hung up his gloves earlier this year, scores a points-win over Vargas to claim WBO welterweight title.

Manny Pacquiao seals comeback win in the ring

Sport

Cuban boxers look to continue Olympic dominance in Rio

A dominant force in the Olympics boxing ring, Cuba will find it tough to maintain supremacy against professional boxers.

Rio 2016

Cape Verde boxer eyes Olympics glory in Rio

Navy cook turned boxer Davilson Morais is one of only three super heavyweight boxers from the continent at the Games.

Opinion

The Greatest was a black man who supported Palestinians

Muhammad Ali supported the Palestinian struggle against Israeli colonialism, including the annexation of Jerusalem.

Susan Abulhawa

by Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa

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 and Black Lives Matter

Boxing

Muhammad Ali: A life in pictures

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

Muhammad Ali: A life in pictures

Muhammad Ali

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.

Muhammad Ali was 'like the Pope' in the Philippines

Opinion

Why we mourn Ali

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

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali died of septic shock

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