Muhammad Ali

India's 'Magnificent Mary Kom' driven by Muhammad Ali in bid for more boxing gold

India's 'Magnificent Mary Kom' driven by Muhammad Ali in bid for more boxing gold

The veteran defied her critics last month by winning a record fifth Asian women's championships title in Vietnam.

Dec 20, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan offers financial help to boxing legend Kaur Singh

Shah Rukh Khan offers financial help to boxing legend Kaur Singh

Kaur, 69, was the lone boxing gold medallist for India in the 1982 Asian Games in Delhi. The heavyweight boxer had defeated Ismail Khalil of Iran in the inaugural Asiad in from home fans. India, however, won five more medals from the ring – two silver and three bronze.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
Usain Bolt finds uncanny resemblance with Don Bradman after finishing with bronze in final 100m race of his career

Usain Bolt finds uncanny resemblance with Don Bradman after finishing with bronze in final 100m race of his career

As for Bolt, he did find himself alongside greatest like Muhammad Ali and Pele, as he had wished for, prior to the Rio Olympics. Well, both had bid adieu to their sports in a similar manner. While Pele failed to score a goal in his very last game for Brazil, Muhammad Ali had lost his final bout. They are also human after all, probably that's how they part.  

Aug 07, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Usain Bolt will retire as 'Muhammad Ali of track and field', feels World athletics chief Sebastian Coe

Usain Bolt will retire as 'Muhammad Ali of track and field', feels World athletics chief Sebastian Coe

Coe was at Kingston`s National Stadium on Saturday to watch Bolt run his last race on Jamaican soil before he retires at the World Championships in London.

Jun 12, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
Muhammad Ali Jr. stopped at Reagan National Airport, asked where he was born

Muhammad Ali Jr. stopped at Reagan National Airport, asked where he was born

He gave his Illinois identification card to an agent to get his boarding pass, said his lawyer, Chris Mancini, who was travelling with him.  

Mar 12, 2017, 09:43 AM IST
Muhammad Ali's son detained by US immigration officials, questioned 'Are you Muslim?'

Muhammad Ali's son detained by US immigration officials, questioned 'Are you Muslim?'

When Ali Jr. responded that yes, he is a Muslim, the officers kept questioning him about his religion and where he was born.

Feb 25, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Muhammad Ali fails to live up to name at Rio Olympics 2016

Muhammad Ali fails to live up to name at Rio Olympics 2016

"I`ve been here too long and I was itching to get in there," said Ali, who was making his first appearance nine days after the Rio boxing began.

Aug 15, 2016, 21:51 PM IST
Rio Games: Usain Bolt targets third sprint sweep to close Olympic chapter

Rio Games: Usain Bolt targets third sprint sweep to close Olympic chapter

Barring injury or mishap, Bolt will run in his ninth Olympic final in the relay at the Rio Olympic Stadium on Aug. 20, the day before he turns 30.

Jul 21, 2016, 09:08 AM IST
It's all about my nation, my India: Vijender Singh dedicates WBO Asia Pacific title to country

It's all about my nation, my India: Vijender Singh dedicates WBO Asia Pacific title to country

He also dedicate the win to boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who died on June 3, 2016.

Jul 17, 2016, 00:22 AM IST
Salman Butt says Mohammad Amir will return to form just like boxer Muhammad Ali

Salman Butt says Mohammad Amir will return to form just like boxer Muhammad Ali

Pakistan take on England in the first of four Tests at Lord's from July 14 with the focus on Amir.

Jul 01, 2016, 19:26 PM IST
Daughter Laila, Jamie Foxx honour Muhammad Ali at BET Awards

Daughter Laila, Jamie Foxx honour Muhammad Ali at BET Awards

Muhammad Ali's daughter Laila Ali paid tribute to the boxing legend during the BET Awards held at the Microsoft Theater here.

Jun 27, 2016, 11:54 AM IST

Muhammad Ali's grandson signs to Wilhelmina Models

 Late Muhammad Ali`s grandson Biaggio Ali Walsh has landed his first modelling contract with Wilhelmina Models.

Jun 17, 2016, 03:26 AM IST
Muhammad Ali cheered in Louisville as world says goodbye to 'The Greatest'

Muhammad Ali cheered in Louisville as world says goodbye to 'The Greatest'

The public ceremony, which began with a Koranic chant, capped two days of remembrance honoring the three-time heavyweight world champion known as "The Greatest," who died last week at 74 after a long battle with Parkinson`s disease.

Jun 11, 2016, 01:05 AM IST
Muhammad Ali: Thousands bid farewell to 'The Greatest' boxer

Muhammad Ali: Thousands bid farewell to 'The Greatest' boxer

The three-time heavyweight world champion died after a decades-long battle with Parkinson`s disease.

Jun 09, 2016, 23:37 PM IST
Muhammad Ali: All tickets for 'The Greatest' boxer's memorial service in Louisville handed out

Muhammad Ali: All tickets for 'The Greatest' boxer's memorial service in Louisville handed out

Louisville, the largest city in the southern state of Kentucky and home to 600,000 people, will play host Thursday and Friday to a mass public celebration of Ali's life.

Jun 09, 2016, 12:51 PM IST
Kerala sports minister threatened me, called me corrupt: Anju Bobby George

Kerala sports minister threatened me, called me corrupt: Anju Bobby George

Anju said that minister accused her and other athletes of being supporters of the opposition party and threatened with consequences as the LDF is now in power.

Jun 09, 2016, 12:11 PM IST
Muhammad Ali predicted Sharon Stone would be a movie star

Muhammad Ali predicted Sharon Stone would be a movie star

Actress Sharon Stone says boxing legend Muhammad Ali predicted that she would be a movie star when she was just 17-year-old.

Jun 08, 2016, 09:56 AM IST
Will Smith to be pallbearer at Muhammad Ali's funeral

Will Smith to be pallbearer at Muhammad Ali's funeral

Will Smith and former heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis have been named as pallbearers at boxing legend Muhammad Ali's funeral.

Jun 07, 2016, 17:45 PM IST
Muhammad Ali changed my life: Will Smith

Muhammad Ali changed my life: Will Smith

Hollywood star Will Smith has credited Muhammad Ali changing his life after portraying the boxing champion in the 2001 biopic Ali.

Jun 07, 2016, 09:26 AM IST
Muhammad Ali: Louisville plans boxing legend's funeral; Will Smith, Lennox Lewis to be pall bearers

Muhammad Ali: Louisville plans boxing legend's funeral; Will Smith, Lennox Lewis to be pall bearers

The charismatic Ali, a dazzling fighter and outspoken civil rights activist who became one of the 20th century`s towering figures, died last Friday at age 74 after health problems complicated by a long battle with Parkinson`s disease.

Jun 07, 2016, 04:11 AM IST