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Racism, Boxing, Muhammad Ali

Requiem for a champ: How Muhammad Ali became 'The Greatest'

Long before declaring loyalty to 'Nation of Islam' and changing his identity, he had refused to conform to existing norms.

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Vietnam War, Boxing, Muhammad Ali

Why Muhammad Ali's greatest fight was outside the boxing ring

No sports figure can ever match Ali's dogged determination and steely conviction to rally behind a political or a social cause.

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Racism, Boxing, Muhammad Ali

They don't make champions like Muhammad Ali today

For all his showmanship, the boxing legend was described by many who met him as an incredibly patient and grounded man.

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 |  Thinking Deva  |  6-minute read
Vietnam War, Racism, Muhammad Ali

Why India's sports stars like Sachin won't ever come close to Ali's greatness

Imagine being a champion, yet not being so. The great boxer had to face that ordeal in a white America.

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 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Racism, Boxing, Muhammad Ali

How we should remember the Black Superman, Muhammad Ali

The legendary boxer connected with fans because of his sheer aura and arrogance, wherever he travelled around the world.

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Racism, Boxing, Barack Obama, Muhammad Ali

Obama's touching tribute to Muhammad Ali will leave you teary-eyed

An official statement issued by the White House on passing of the boxing legend.

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Vietnam War, Racism, Muhammad Ali

Story behind the greatest picture featuring Muhammad Ali

This photo by Neil Leifer for Sports Illustrated/Getty Images was voted the best ever in the sports category by Observer.

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African Americans, Racism, Muhammad Ali

This is not about Muhammad Ali. This is about Ali and me

I watch him for his pride in standing up and taking a beating.

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 |  Breaking Views  |  3-minute read
Racism, Dr BR Ambedkar, Boxing, Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was not just a great boxer. He was the greatest sportsman

No one could knock him out in the ring. No one could certainly conquer his spirit.

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Boxing, Muhammad Ali

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74. Twitter feels the blow

Former heavyweight champion was admitted to a Phoenix-area hospital earlier this week after he complained of a respiratory ailment.