Muhammad Ali

Castro cigars, Ali's boxing gloves highlight auction

Muhammad Ali's fight gloves and a box of cigars signed by the Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro are among some of the highlights in an auction of memorabilia steeped in sporting history.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

5 key fights in Ali's career

The following is a quick look at five fights that defined the career of boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Giasuddin 'shocked and terribly sad' at Ali's death

Mohammad Giasuddin, the 12-year-old boy who had 'knocked out' Muhammad Ali during the boxer's maiden Bangladesh visit in 1978, says he is shocked and extremely saddened to hear the...

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Muhammad Ali in his own words

Muhammad Ali entertained the world for more than half a century with his legendary one-liners, witticisms and diatribes. ...

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Obituary: Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was, at his peak, arguably the most famous man on the planet. His prodigious boxing talent was matched only by a towering self-belief.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

What about the land promised to Ali?

Ever since Muhammad Ali's historic visit to Bangladesh 37 years ago, there has been this occasional speculation in local media as to what happened to the piece of land in Cox's Bazar...

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Bangladesh I Love You

37 years ago on February 18, Muhammad Ali, the “greatest heavyweight boxer ever,” came to Bangladesh along with his wife for a five-day visit. During the visit, wherever Ali went, he was greeted...

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

The Bangladeshi boy who 'knocked out' Muhammad Ali

The most exciting part of Muhammad Ali's sojourn in Bangladesh was probably the mock fight against a young boy at the Dhaka Stadium. Even though Ali took the fight as yet another stage to...

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies aged 74

Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a family spokesman has said. ...

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

Muhammad Ali: Little Jimmy's Friend

For Muhammad Ali, 1974 was a big year. That year he fought an epic fight against George Foreman for the Heavyweight Champion title that was taken away from him in 1967. The fight was known as The...

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