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# muhammad-ali - Thursday 12 May, 2016

From The42 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

When Ali knocked out Cleveland Williams.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

From The42 5 sporting fairytales to rival Leicester City's success Good Yarns

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

‘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

From The42 McGregor: ‘Muhammad Ali is a special man, I cannot accept comparisons to him’ High Praise

# muhammad-ali - Friday 4 December, 2015

From The42 UFC boss claims only Muhammad Ali can match McGregor for ‘mental warfare’ The Greatest

# muhammad-ali - Thursday 1 October, 2015

The ‘Thrilla in Manila’ was 40 years ago today

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier had one of the greatest fights in history.

# muhammad-ali - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From The42 ‘Driving Muhammad Ali around Croker in a golf buggy is a stand-out memory’ GAA HQ

‘Driving Muhammad Ali around Croker in a golf buggy is a stand-out memory’

Croke Park Commercial and Stadium Director Peter McKenna has been overseeing events on Jones’ Road for nearly 15 years.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From The42 Mayweather names his top five boxers ever and Ali has to settle for fifth place Rankings This post contains videos

Mayweather names his top five boxers ever and Ali has to settle for fifth place

You’ll never guess who’s number one…

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From The42 Ali’s ‘Thrilla in Manila’ boots and Jordan’s backboard among $430,000 worth of US sports merchandise up for auction Piece Of History

Ali’s ‘Thrilla in Manila’ boots and Jordan’s backboard among $430,000 worth of US sports merchandise up for auction

But Mickey Mantle baseball cards are still the hottest property stateside.

# muhammad-ali - Monday 25 May, 2015

From The42 Muhammad Ali’s 16-year-old grandson is a football prodigy, can run a 4.4-second 40-yard dash US Sports

Muhammad Ali’s 16-year-old grandson is a football prodigy, can run a 4.4-second 40-yard dash

Biaggio Ali-Walsh ran for nearly 600 yards and 10 touchdowns on just 49 carries as a sophomore.

# muhammad-ali - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The42 World Cups, Muhammad Ali and the Mets: the 5 best sports moments from Mad Men End Of An Era

World Cups, Muhammad Ali and the Mets: the 5 best sports moments from Mad Men

The iconic TV show airs its final episode this weekend.

# muhammad-ali - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The42 5 of the biggest super-fights in boxing’s history Clash Of The Titans

5 of the biggest super-fights in boxing’s history

As Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather limber up for Saturday, a look at more great bouts that captured the public imagination:

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From The42 Floyd Mayweather says he’s better than Muhammad Ali Money Talks

Floyd Mayweather says he’s better than Muhammad Ali

A confident Floyd Mayweather declared his belief that he is better than boxing great Muhammad Ali.

# muhammad-ali - Monday 19 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Conor McGregor backlash has already begun The Notorious

The Conor McGregor backlash has already begun

Some people are not happy with McGregor being billed as ‘The Irish Muhammad Ali’.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The42 Conor McGregor is ‘the Irish Muhammad Ali’, according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta The Greatest

Conor McGregor is ‘the Irish Muhammad Ali’, according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From The42 Boxing great Ali hospitalised with pneumonia The Greatest

Boxing great Ali hospitalised with pneumonia

Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with pneumonia, but the boxing legend is expected to make a quick recovery.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From The42 Muhammad Ali doctor queries Parkinson’s link Doubt

Muhammad Ali doctor queries Parkinson’s link

Dr Abraham Lieberman said it was impossible to be sure regarding the root cause of his condition.

From The42 The relationship between rugby + NFL and the FAI’s ticketing fiasco; it’s the week’s best sportswriting Essential Reads

# muhammad-ali - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From The42 The Greatest: Remembering ‘The Rumble in the Jungle’ Anniversary

The Greatest: Remembering ‘The Rumble in the Jungle’

Forty years since one of the most iconic sports events, we look back on that famous night in Zaire.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Facing Ali The Greatest

Sports Film of the Week: Facing Ali

Ten opponents from Muhammad Ali’s career open up about fighting The Greatest.

# muhammad-ali - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The42 This new documentary on Muhammad Ali looks absolutely unmissable The Greatest

This new documentary on Muhammad Ali looks absolutely unmissable

“I am Ali” features previously unaired footage and audio of the legendary boxer.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The42 50 years on from his historic night, Muhammad Ali marks Sonny Liston win on Twitter The Greatest

50 years on from his historic night, Muhammad Ali marks Sonny Liston win on Twitter

“The Greatest” remembers the night he shook the world of boxing.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The42 Ali gloves from 1964 Liston win set to go under the hammer Legends

Ali gloves from 1964 Liston win set to go under the hammer

It’s 50 years this week since Cassius Clay shocked the world.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 6 December, 2013

From The42 Black armbands, tributes as sports world pays tribute to Mandela Respect

Black armbands, tributes as sports world pays tribute to Mandela

Heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali said he “taught us forgiveness on a grand scale”.

# muhammad-ali - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: The day Kilkenny legend Eddie Keher taught Muhammad Ali to hurl Legends

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

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

# muhammad-ali - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From The42 Heavyweight champ Ken Norton dies at 70 Boxing

Heavyweight champ Ken Norton dies at 70

Norton defeated Muhammad Ali in 1973, five years before claiming the world title.

# muhammad-ali - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From The42 Usain Bolt will retire after the 2016 Olympics Exit Plan

Usain Bolt will retire after the 2016 Olympics

The Jamaican has six Olympic and eight World Championship gold medals

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Muhammad Ali daughter stunned by Irish film’s ‘unseen’ footage of dad’s visit here Ali And Ireland This post contains videos

Muhammad Ali daughter stunned by Irish film’s ‘unseen’ footage of dad’s visit here

IFTA-winning doc When Ali Came to Ireland, to screen tonight on RTÉ1, hit home with legendary boxer’s family.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 12 April, 2013

From The42 21 signs you’re a sports fan from Clare Banner

21 signs you’re a sports fan from Clare

Go on the Banner.

# muhammad-ali - Monday 4 February, 2013

From The42 Family of Muhammad Ali rubbish health rumours, say boxing legend is okay Ali

Family of Muhammad Ali rubbish health rumours, say boxing legend is okay

Ali’s brother was quoted in British newspapers saying The Greatest is on the brink of death yesterday.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Column: The 8 steps that helped me to turn my life around — and they can work for you too in 2013

Former All-Star hurler Tony Griffin was inspired to act by the story of a cancer-stricken Jim Stynes.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland The Greatest This post contains videos

VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland

Film tells story of how a circus strongman from Kerry brought ‘The Greatest’ to fight in Croke Park in 1972.

# muhammad-ali - Monday 3 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here’s what’s on RTÉ this Christmas… Christmas Telly

Here’s what’s on RTÉ this Christmas…

… and New Year.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 26 August, 2012

From The42 Sports film of the week: The Real Rocky Art Imitating Life This post contains videos

Sports film of the week: The Real Rocky

Grab some popcorn, turn the lights off and join us for a Sunday night movie. This time, truth is the same as fiction.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

From The42 London 2012: Muhammad Ali to take part in opening ceremony? London 2012

London 2012: Muhammad Ali to take part in opening ceremony?

The boxing legend is in London to present an award tonight, sparking speculation that he may take part in Friday’s opening.

# muhammad-ali - Monday 9 July, 2012

From The42 Federer sets his sets on Olympic Gold as Murray compares him to Muhammad Ali Fed Express

Federer sets his sets on Olympic Gold as Murray compares him to Muhammad Ali

The Swiss ace won the men’s doubles in 2008 but craves a centre court win at SW19 to crown a golden summer.

# muhammad-ali - Saturday 23 June, 2012

From The42 8 sporting events that conspiracy theorists think were rigged Fixed

8 sporting events that conspiracy theorists think were rigged

Was it the one-armed man? Or the second shooter on the grassy knoll. We weigh up the facts.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 17 June, 2012

From The42 Sports film of the week: Thrilla in Manila Reel Stories This post contains videos

Sports film of the week: Thrilla in Manila

In and out of the ring, there was nothing black and white about the rivalry between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.

# muhammad-ali - Thursday 5 April, 2012

From The42 Muhammad Ali delivers first pitch at unique new home of the Miami Marlins New Home

Muhammad Ali delivers first pitch at unique new home of the Miami Marlins

A water sculpture at centre-field, dancing girls by the pool, art deco. This isn’t Croke Park.

# muhammad-ali - Monday 26 March, 2012

From The42 Renowned boxing writer Bert Sugar dies of cardiac arrest RIP

Renowned boxing writer Bert Sugar dies of cardiac arrest

The writer and broadcaster known for his trademark fedora and ever-present cigar died yesterday at the age of 75.

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