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the guardian: Muhammad Ali honored in Louisville: ‘he perfected gifts that we all have’

10. June 2016 Leave a comment

Family, famous friends, imams, pastors, rabbis and a former president of the United States took turns speaking about Ali in his Kentucky hometown Friday [more…]
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time: Muhammad Ali’s Life in Photos

The Beatles were on their first American tour, and they had been taken to the Miami training camp of Sonny Liston, the heavyweight champion of the world, for a photo op. Liston took one look at the four mop-topped Brits in their matching white terry-cloth cabana jackets and refused to pose with “those little sissies.” So the photographer scrambled for second best. Stuffing the lads back into the limo, he headed for Clay’s training camp, the Fifth Street Gym. [more…]

the guardian: Muhammad Ali dies, aged 74

Muhammad Ali, the three-time heavyweight champion who proclaimed himself ‘The Greatest’, defied the US government over the Vietnam war, and later became one of the most well-known – and loved – sportsmen in history has died, his family spokesperson has said. He was 74. [more…]
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