Ideally, sports and politics should never mix, but inevitably, sports and politics always mix.
Written by Oscar-winning scriptwriter Kavin Willmott, “Excellence: 8 Fights” is set to have eight parts, each defined by an essential moment of the legendary boxer’s life.
Virat Kohli may be out of form, without an international century for over two years but he still remains one of the best batters of the generation. And while the world waits in anticipation for Kohli’s next century, Zimbabwe’s Sikander Raza has given a massive compliment to the former India captain. Raza compared Kohli with legends like Tiger Woods and Muhammad Ali.Also Read - India's Predicted Playing 11 For 1st ODI vs Zimbabwe at Harare: Captain KL Rahul Likely to Open With Shikhar Dhawan in Rohit Sharma's Absence
The boxing icon who inspired many champions, in sports and life, Muhammad Ali is widely regarded as one of the most significant and renowned sports figures of the 20th century.
Muhammad Ali's fight gloves and a box of cigars signed by the Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro are among some of the highlights in an auction of memorabilia steeped in sporting history.
Lewis Hamilton dedicates his victory to the late Muhammad Ali. The world champion references one of the former heavyweight champion's famous quotes on his slowing down lap saying: "Float like a butterfly; sting like a bee."
Garfield Sobers, arguably cricket's greatest all-rounder, led a special tribute to Muhammad Ali at Lord's on Friday that coincided with the boxing legend's funeral.
Those who knew Ali only through his hyperbolic self-promotion would have found his mix of play and purpose strange but that was Ali. Beneath the bluster was a serious soul who thought deeply about race, responsibility and justice and how they shaped him into who he was.
Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest Friday, the culmination of a two-day farewell for the beloved boxing legend and civil rights hero who electrified crowds the world over.