Ali 'Fight Doctor' Pacheco dies at age 89

2017-11-17 08:24

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali's physician and cornerman, "Fight Doctor" Ferdie Pacheco, has died at his home in Miami.

Notable deaths in 2016

2016-12-30 19:02

From legendary British singer David Bowie to Cuban leader Fidel Castro and American boxer Muhammad Ali, here are some of the notable figures who died in 2016.

LeBron donates $2.5m to Ali exhibit

2016-11-18 10:20

LeBron James is donating $2.5 million to an exhibit dedicated to Muhammad Ali at the newly opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History.

Ali tribute book to be released

2016-08-11 17:51

A very great athlete will help pay tribute to "The Greatest": Derek Jeter's publishing imprint is set to release "Muhammad Ali Unfiltered."

ANC can make a Muhammad Ali-style comeback in Western Cape - Ramaphosa

2016-06-15 15:11

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has urged Western Cape party members to stop fighting amongst themselves and to work towards a Muhammad Ali-style comeback.

Will Smith: Muhammad Ali funeral procession was beautiful

2016-06-11 11:06

Will Smith thinks the thousands of people who lined the streets of Louisville turned Muhammad Ali's funeral into a "celebration".

Ali cheered in Louisville as world says goodbye

2016-06-10 23:57

Muhammad Ali's hometown Louisville said farewell to the boxing legend with thousands lining the streets for a star-studded memorial service.

Thousands gather for funeral of Muhammad Ali

2016-06-10 16:36

Tens of thousands of people have gathered in the hometown of Muhammad Ali for the boxing legend's burial and day-long memorial.

Boxing legend Ali to be laid to rest

2016-06-10 08:50

Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest Friday, the culmination of a two-day farewell for the beloved boxing legend.

Muslim funeral service for Ali under way

2016-06-09 22:05

A traditional Muslim funeral service for Muhammad Ali is under way in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, opening two days of farewell ceremonies for the beloved boxing legend and civil rights hero.


How many punches did Muhammad Ali take?

2017-06-02 08:55

How many punches did Muhammad Ali take in his career? A new biography seeks to count each one of them.

2016: a year of saying goodbye to some of the greatest legends

2016-12-19 09:31

2016 has been a tumultuous year, made more so by the seemingly endless list of beloved celebrities who died this year.

Jesse Owens Award goes posthumously to Ali

2016-09-22 11:32

The first Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award will recognize the late Muhammad Ali.

Family member selling footage from Muhammad Ali's funeral for $1m

2016-06-22 20:00

Footage allegedly taken by a family member at Muhammad Ali's funeral has been offered for sale to various US news outlets for $1m.

Boxing Hall of Fame inductees remember Ali

2016-06-13 07:16

On a day when the boxing world turned its focus to the annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony, remembering The Greatest was part of the celebration.

Emotional farewell to Ali in Louisville

2016-06-11 07:07

Thousands of people from the worlds of sports, entertainment, politics and Muhammad Ali's native Louisville have bid farewell to the boxing legend.

'Ali! Ali!' - The Greatest makes his final journey

2016-06-10 20:50

Muhammad Ali has made his final journey through his home town Louisville as thousands of mourners along the route pumped their fists and chanted, "Ali! Ali!" for the former heavyweight champion of the world known simply as The Greatest.

Muhammad Ali funeral live on DStv

2016-06-10 13:02

The Muhammad Ali pop-up DStv channel will broadcast the legendary boxer’s funeral live at 20:00 on Friday.

Thousands bid farewell to boxing legend Ali

2016-06-10 07:05

Thousands of people came together across creeds and nationalities for a Muslim prayer service in remembrance of Muhammad Ali.

Ali to be mourned with traditional Muslim service

2016-06-09 15:51

Muslim funeral prayers will be said for Muhammad Ali at the first of two memorial events for the boxing champ.

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