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# muhammad-ali - Monday 20 February, 2012

From The42 Off the record: sports stories you might have missed this weekend Catch Up This post contains videos

Off the record: sports stories you might have missed this weekend

Muhammad Ali parties in Vegas at 70, Noel Gallagher could’ve been a GAA star and… gather ’round for Tim Tebow’s story time!

From The42 Column: Frozen by Parkinson's, Ali still The Greatest Tributes

Column: Frozen by Parkinson's, Ali still The Greatest

‘They had come to honour The Greatest, though whether Muhammad Ali remembered who they were or knew what it was all about was a matter of speculation.’

# muhammad-ali - Thursday 16 February, 2012

From The42 Head space: why do some fighters suffer brain damage and others don't? Research

Head space: why do some fighters suffer brain damage and others don't?

Doctors are working to find out how they can make boxing and MMA safer, with new comprehensive study in Las Vegas.

# muhammad-ali - Thursday 2 February, 2012

From The42 Ali's legendary trainer Angelo Dundee dies at 90 RIP

Ali's legendary trainer Angelo Dundee dies at 90

‘Dundee died in his apartment in Tampa, Florida, Wednesday night at the age of 90, and with him a part of boxing died, too.’

# muhammad-ali - Thursday 19 January, 2012

From The42 The YouTube top 10: because you’re the best around, no-one’s ever gonna keep you down Going Viral This post contains videos

The YouTube top 10: because you’re the best around, no-one’s ever gonna keep you down

It’s not that time of the week already is it?

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

From The42 Muhammad Ali's legendary Irish interview Sting Like A Bee This post contains videos

Muhammad Ali's legendary Irish interview

In 1972, Cathal O’Shannon conducted an enthralling interview with Muhammad Ali. It’s a long one, so grab a cup of tea and prepare to be entertained.

From The42 Ali at 70: the night 'The Greatest' togged off in Croke Park Retrospective This post contains videos

Ali at 70: the night 'The Greatest' togged off in Croke Park

As Muhammad Ali celebrates his milestone birthday, we look back to his 1972 fight against Al “Blue” Lewis in Dublin.

From The42 In pictures: 70-year-old Muhammad Ali’s life in the ring Champ This post contains images

In pictures: 70-year-old Muhammad Ali’s life in the ring

He floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee. Today he celebrates a milestone birthday, so here’s the champ’s life, in pictures.

From The42 The Morning Score: Tuesday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Tuesday

An early shock in Australia, some bad news for Munster, and birthday tributes to a champion. Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

# muhammad-ali - Monday 16 January, 2012

From The42 Muhammad Ali cheered at 70th birthday bash Champ

Muhammad Ali cheered at 70th birthday bash

Boxing world paid tribute to ‘The Greatest’ at party to mark his birthday tomorrow.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 9 December, 2011

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Croke Park memories Hallowed Turf This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Croke Park memories

On a week when American football delegates revealed just how impressed they were on their visit to Croke Park, we look back at some of our favourite memories from Headquarters.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 13 November, 2011

From The42 The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting

This might take a while, but it’ll be worth it. Kick back and enjoy eight brilliant pieces of writing from the past week.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 11 November, 2011

From The42 Ali to attend Frazier's funeral -- reports RIP

Ali to attend Frazier's funeral -- reports

One of boxing’s all-time greats is to buried in Philadelphia on Monday.

# muhammad-ali - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

From The42 RIP Smokin' Joe: Boxing pays tribute to a legend Tribute This post contains images

RIP Smokin' Joe: Boxing pays tribute to a legend

As the tributes continue to flood in, we look at what some of the sport’s biggest names have had to say about Joe Frazier.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

From The42 WATCH: Joe Frazier's career highlights Tribute This post contains videos

WATCH: Joe Frazier's career highlights

We round up some of the late boxer’s most memorable moments, after he passed away last night.

From The42 Gallery: Smokin' Joe's life in pictures Heavyweight This post contains images

Gallery: Smokin' Joe's life in pictures

Joe Frazier passed away this morning after short battle with liver cancer. But he leaves behind a legendary boxing legacy.

From The42 Smokin' Joe Frazier dead at 67 Smokin' Joe This post contains videos

Smokin' Joe Frazier dead at 67

The former heavyweight world champion died overnight following a brief battle with liver cancer. He was the first man to beat the equally legendary Muhammad Ali.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 6 November, 2011

From The42 Frazier receiving hospice care after cancer diagnosis Boxing Legend

Frazier receiving hospice care after cancer diagnosis

Ex-heavyweight champion Joe Frazier is fighting the ultimate bout after being diagnosed with liver cancer.

# muhammad-ali - Saturday 5 November, 2011

From The42 Michael Katsidis and the last temptation of Ricky Hatton Corner Man

Michael Katsidis and the last temptation of Ricky Hatton

Also this week: a look at James Toney’s career-ending loss to Denis Lebedev in Moscow and a look back at George Foreman’s historic 1994 title fight with Michael Moorer.

# muhammad-ali - Saturday 29 October, 2011

From The42 Pacquiao v. Mayweather: ifs, buts and maybes Corner Man

Pacquiao v. Mayweather: ifs, buts and maybes

Gavin Grace takes a look at the fight that the sporting world is begging for. Also this week: Lennox Lewis’s breakthrough and a big night for Dean Byrne.

# muhammad-ali - Saturday 22 October, 2011

A look back: Cathal O'Shannon v Muhammad Ali Tribute This post contains videos

A look back: Cathal O'Shannon v Muhammad Ali

On the day of his death, TheJournal.ie celebrates the work of journalist Cathal O’Shannon with a look back at his most famous interview with boxing superstar Muhammad Ali.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

From The42 Muhammad Ali writes open letter to the people of Norway Norway

Muhammad Ali writes open letter to the people of Norway

“My heart goes out to each of you as you deal with the unimaginable grief of your loss,” says boxing legend.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

From The42 Action Replay: the night Muhammad Ali togged off in Croker Retrospective This post contains videos

Action Replay: the night Muhammad Ali togged off in Croker

Thirty-nine years ago to the day, “The Greatest” took on Al “Blue” Lewis at GAA Headquarters.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 1 July, 2011

From The42 Talkin' trash: 5 of the best pre-fight press conferences Say What?

Talkin' trash: 5 of the best pre-fight press conferences

It’s clear from the Haye-Klitschko media events this week there’s no love lost. But it didn’t kick off like these press conferences to remember.

# muhammad-ali - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

From The42 Re-wind: The 10 best sporting documentaries of all-time Essential Viewing This post contains videos

Re-wind: The 10 best sporting documentaries of all-time

From films in which we live with Lions to those where we feel every punch in the jungle, here’s some of our favourites.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 5 June, 2011

From The42 No, YOU'RE ugly: 15 best moments of US trash talk Trash Talk

No, YOU'RE ugly: 15 best moments of US trash talk

As we get ready for Game 3 in the NBA finals between the Heat and the Mavericks, time to check out some classic chatter.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Céad míle fáilte? Five other controversial visits to Ireland

Our selection of a few other controversial and divisive visits to Ireland from past years – all with lesser impact on Dublin traffic.

# muhammad-ali - Friday 6 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s fix: Greece considers euro pull out; public sector workers in decline; a recession warning from Doctor Doom; Enda and Muhammad; the price of gas and electricity may rise; Eamon Ryan and a helicopter; and the calmest man ever?

From The Daily Edge Caption competition: Who's the Greatest? Caption Competition

Caption competition: Who's the Greatest?

Taoiseach in fighting form on New York trip – but watch who you’re taking on there, Enda…

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

From The42 Action Replay: the night Ali was brought back down to earth Retrospective This post contains videos

Action Replay: the night Ali was brought back down to earth

Our weekly retrospective series takes a look back at the heavyweight bout between Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton on March 31 1973.

# muhammad-ali - Saturday 26 March, 2011

From The42 A week to forget for Irish boxing Corner Man

A week to forget for Irish boxing

Gavin Grace counts back on a knock-out seven days for Irish boxers.

# muhammad-ali - Sunday 13 March, 2011

From The42 The Sunday Papers: the week’s best sportswriting Sunday Papers

The Sunday Papers: the week’s best sportswriting

Stick the coffee on, turn the telly off and put your feet up – this might take a while.

# muhammad-ali - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

From The42 Forty years later, Ali and Frazier still a classic Kings Of The Ring This post contains images

Forty years later, Ali and Frazier still a classic

New York came to a standstill as the champ Frazier took on the much-maligned ‘draft-dodging’ Ali, four decades ago today.

# muhammad-ali - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

From The42 The 20 athletes to follow on Twitter Twitter

The 20 athletes to follow on Twitter

Want a glimpse into the lives of sport’s stars? Follow these lads…