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#Muhammad Ali

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

The Irishman who battled alcoholism, fought for the world title and was never knocked down in 57 pro bouts Interview This post contains videos

The Irishman who battled alcoholism, fought for the world title and was never knocked down in 57 pro bouts

Seán Mannion chats to The42 about his remarkable boxing career.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 8 June, 2018

Donald Trump thinking 'very seriously' about pardoning Muhammad Ali

A lawyer for the late heavyweight champ says the pardon ‘would not be necessary’.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 6 April, 2018

'I wasn’t intentionally being mean, I just figured that’s how you gotta do it' - George Foreman recalls when he was king

We spoke to the former heavyweight champion about life inside and outside the ring.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Muhammad Ali banned for two years after positive test

The British boxer tested positive for Trenbolone in April last year.

# muhammad-ali - Saturday 30 December, 2017

‘Ali was a great champion, an important civil rights figure, but he treated women horribly’ Looking Back This post contains videos

‘Ali was a great champion, an important civil rights figure, but he treated women horribly’

Author of the William Hill-shortlisted Ali: A Life, Jonathan Eig, chats to The42 about the boxer’s legacy.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'Bad guys are supposed to lose. I change that. I win'

This extract from Ali: A Life focuses on the legendary boxer’s early days and his bout with Sonny Liston.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Which of these 7 sports books deserves to win the prestigious William Hill prize?

Jonathan Eig’s book on Muhammad Ali is among this year’s stellar connection.

# muhammad-ali - Thursday 26 October, 2017

British Olympian Muhammad Ali facing lengthy ban after testing positive for a steroid

The 21-year-old Yorkshireman has been provisionally suspended after failing a test in April.

# muhammad-ali - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Here are the 7 sports books shortlisted for the William Hill prize

The choices, which have been whittled down from a longlist of 16, also include Centaur, the memoir of jockey Declan Murphy.

# muhammad-ali - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Here are the 16 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize

Judy Murray’s book on life with her son Andy and a biography on the late Muhammad Ali are among the contenders.

# muhammad-ali - Saturday 3 June, 2017

How many punches did Ali take? New book counts them all Ali

How many punches did Ali take? New book counts them all

It’s the one-year anniversary of Ali’s death today.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 7 May, 2017

From sit-down protests to Muhammad Ali mayhem: the storied life of a Croke Park steward

Steward Frank Brady was there the day Muhammad Ali took on Al ‘Blue’ Lewis in Croke Park.

# muhammad-ali - Saturday 11 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Muhammad Ali's son stopped at US airport due to Trump's travel ban Travel Ban

Muhammad Ali's son stopped at US airport due to Trump's travel ban

This was the second time he was detained.

# muhammad-ali - Monday 26 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach found Ali's death the most difficult celebrity loss to take this year Sports Fan

Taoiseach found Ali's death the most difficult celebrity loss to take this year

The Taoiseach also said he believed UFC fighter Conor McGregor is a superstar.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 28 October, 2016

'He has all the attributes to be a superstar' - Conlan backed to revive American boxing

Top Rank President Todd duBoef thinks the Irish boxer has the credentials to be a success.

# muhammad-ali - Monday 15 August, 2016

British flyweight Muhammad Ali fails to live up to name as he exits Olympics in round of 16

Venezuela’s Yoel Finol advances to the quarter-finals after his win.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Watching Rocky II with Muhammad Ali and more of the week's best sportswriting

Also, a tribute to the late Kimbo Slice and partying with Ronaldo in Bolivia at Copa America ’97.

# muhammad-ali - Saturday 11 June, 2016

'Muhammad Ali was America, he will always be' - Obama pays tribute to boxing icon Ali

'Muhammad Ali was America, he will always be' - Obama pays tribute to boxing icon

A memorial service was held for three-time world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 10 June, 2016

Thousands line the streets to say a final goodbye to Muhammad Ali

The man they called the greatest had his life celebrated by presidents and the public alike today.

From TheJournal.ie In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral Kentucky This post contains images

In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral

The former heavyweight world champion passed away a week ago today.

From TheJournal.ie Muhammad Ali: From the segregated south to world stardom Champ

Muhammad Ali: From the segregated south to world stardom

The world will bid farewell to The Greatest today.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Foreman: I keep seeing Ali's face like nothing has happened

The duo formed an unbreakable bond following their ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ in 1974.

# muhammad-ali - Monday 6 June, 2016

Ali scripted funeral plans in exacting detail in 'The Book' Ali

Ali scripted funeral plans in exacting detail in 'The Book'

The Champ knew how he wanted to say farewell.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Watch that time Muhammad Ali talked a suicidal man down off of a ledge in LA Support This post contains videos

Watch that time Muhammad Ali talked a suicidal man down off of a ledge in LA

The boxing legend died on Friday night from septic shock at the age of 74.

The world invited to say goodbye to the late, great Muhammad Ali at public funeral

Friday’s public service will feature a eulogy from Bill Clinton.

The time Muhammad Ali called out football manager Brian Clough

The former Nottingham Forest manager was more than a match for Ali in the linguistic stakes.

Casey contests UFC 199 bout 24 hours after the death of father-in-law Muhammad Ali

Casey took on Elvis Mutapcic in Los Angeles.

# muhammad-ali - Saturday 4 June, 2016

VIDEO: The day Kilkenny legend Eddie Keher taught Muhammad Ali to hurl Legends This post contains videos

VIDEO: The day Kilkenny legend Eddie Keher taught Muhammad Ali to hurl

“He was using the hurley like a tennis racket,” Keher recalls.

'We whispered in his ear: 'You can go now'' -- Ali's daughter Hana

The way Muhammad Ali staged one last fight was “a true testament to the strength of his spirit and will.”

The story behind one of the most iconic sports photos of all time KO

The story behind one of the most iconic sports photos of all time

Boxing great Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74.

5 key fights in Muhammad Ali's career

The boxing legend’s career was defined by a number of grueling contests.

'They look pretty rough these football and hurling players' - when Ali visited Ireland Looking Back This post contains videos

'They look pretty rough these football and hurling players' - when Ali visited Ireland

The boxing legend came to Ireland as he prepared for a 1972 fight in Croke Park.

From Rome to Manila: Muhammad Ali 'shook up the world'

The world lost The Greatest last night.

34 gorgeous pictures of Muhammad Ali, The Greatest

Muhammad Ali, legendary boxer and sports personality, has passed away at age 74.

'It’s not bragging if you can back it up' - 10 of Muhammad Ali's greatest quotes

The legendary boxer is responsible for some of the most iconic quotes ever uttered.

From TheJournal.ie Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died, aged 74 The Greatest

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died, aged 74

Float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

5 sporting fairytales to rival Leicester City's success

Ali’s “rope-a-dope” tactics in the “Rumble in the Jungle” in Zaire and more memorable sporting occasions.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 20 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Meg Ryan was a rude twerp': This is what Parky had to say about that infamous interview Not Holding Back

'Meg Ryan was a rude twerp': This is what Parky had to say about that infamous interview

The beloved presenter also explains why Muhammad Ali should not receive a knighthood.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 4 March, 2016

McGregor: 'Muhammad Ali is a special man, I cannot accept comparisons to him'

“He changed culture, period.”

# muhammad-ali - Friday 4 December, 2015

UFC boss claims only Muhammad Ali can match McGregor for 'mental warfare'

Dana White in hyperbole shocker.

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