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Harry Belafonte And Geena Davis Land Muhammad Ali Awards

Belafonte, who was heavily involved in the American civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, will receive a lifetime achievement prize for his contributions, with organisers describing the Calypso singer as a...

Publicist To The Stars To Stand Trial On Indecent Assault Charges

The 72-year-old showbiz staple allegedly committed the offence between October, 1981 and May, 1982 at his Mayfair offices in London. The trial is expected to last a week. Clifford was arrested...

Photographer Dan Farrell Dies At 84

Farrell passed away of pneumonia in New York on Monday (13Apr15), according to the New York Daily News. He began working for the publication in 1955 and became famous when he captured...

Muhammad Ali And Sonny Liston Gloves Sold For $956,000

The gloves Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston wore during their infamous 1965 rematch have sold at auction for $956,000 (£597,500).The gloves from the fight in Maine were picked up by an anonymous buyer at...

Muhammad Ali Hopes To Be Home From Hospital For Birthday

Muhammad Ali's representative has confirmed the sporting legend is "awake" and "in great spirits" and hopes to be home from hospital in time to celebrate his 73rd birthday on Saturday (17Jan15).The boxing icon, who suffers...

Muhammad Ali Released From Hospital

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been released from hospital.The sportsman, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, was hospitalised in Kentucky last month (Dec14) with an initial diagnosis of pneumonia. However, following his release on...

Doctors Hope To Release Muhammad Ali Before Christmas

Doctors hope to release legendary boxer Muhammad Ali from hospital before Christmas Day (25Dec14) as he has "vastly improved" following his bout of pneumonia over the weekend (20-21Dec14).The sportsman, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, was...

Muhammad Ali's Daughter Assures Fans Dad Is Ok After Hospital Stay

Muhammad Ali's daughter has assured fans of the boxing legend that her dad is well on the road to recovery after he was hospitalised with pneumonia over the weekend.Rasheda Ali-Walsh tells Tmz.com the 72-year-old sports...

Muhammad Ali Hospitalised

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalised with a bout of pneumonia.The 72 year old, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, was admitted to a medical facility on Saturday morning (20Dec14). He is believed to...

Boxer Ernie Terrell Dies

Former heavyweight boxer Ernie Terrell, who was famously defeated by Muhammad Ali, has died, aged 75.Terrell passed away on Tuesday (16Dec14) at his home in Chicago, Illinois. He had been suffering from dementia. The...

Daughter's Research For New Film Highlighted Muhammad Ali's Parkinson's Disease Struggles

Muhammad Ali's filmmaker daughter Hana insists new documentary I Am Ali will shock many of the boxing legend's fans, because it reveals her father was battling Parkinson's disease long before he retired from the sport.The...

Lionel Richie & Reba Join Bocelli At Italian Fight Night Bash

Lionel Richie and Reba Mcentire will join Andrea Bocelli for the international debut of Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night in Italy.The benefit trip will bring 100 philanthropic donors and special guests from all around Tuscany,...

Andrea Bocelli To Co-host First Italian Celebrity Fight Night Gala

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali's annual Celebrity Fight Night gala is set for a trip to Italy.Every year, stars gather in Arizona to honour the boxer at the charity bash, but this year (14), the event...

Fbi Papers Accuse Mafia Of Fixing Muhammad Ali Fight

Newly-released documents reveal investigators from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (Fbi) suspected Mafia bosses of fixing Muhammad Ali's historic fight with Sonny Liston.Ali stunned the boxing world in 1964 when he defeated Liston as...

Muhammad Ali's Liston Fight Gloves Sold At Auction For $837,000

The gloves Muhammad Ali wore for his six-round thriller against Sonny Liston in 1964 have sold at auction for $837,000 (£523,100),The Heritage Auction in New York took place almost 50 years to the day after...

Michael J. Fox Doesn't Want Parkinson's Pity

Michael J. Fox can't stand being pitied for having Parkinson's disease.The 52-year-old actor was diagnosed with the illness - which causes degeneration of the nervous system in sufferers often causing involuntary tremors and muscle spasms...

Peter Morgan And Ang Lee Working On New Muhammad Ali Movie

Award-winning British screenwriter Peter Morgan is working on a film with director Ang Lee about Muhammad Ali's infamous fights with Joe Frazier.The two boxers fought several historic bouts in the 1970s, and the film will...

Michael Parkinson's Doctor: "I Assure You, You Will Not Die Of This"

Michael Parkinson's cancer specialist has assured him he will not die of the prostate cancer he was diagnosed with in May. The legendary chat show host, 78, is expected to be given the all-clear within...

Channel 4 Will 'Provoke' Viewers With Ramadan Coverage

Channel 4 will deliberately 'provoke viewers' by sounding a live call to prayer over the Ramadan period (which begins on Tuesday 9th July). They hope it will educate bigoted viewers who associate Islam with terrorism....

Muhammad Ali's Daughter Dismisses Latest Bad Health Reports

Muhammad Ali's daughter has spoken out to dismiss reports that the boxing icon's health is fading.The former sportsman's brother Rahman Ali told Sunday's (03Feb13) edition of U.K. tabloid The Sun that the fight legend was...

Jennifer Lopez To Be Honoured For Charity Work At Celebrity Fight Night

Jennifer Lopez will be honoured by Muhammad Ali at the boxing legend's annual charity Celebrity Fight Night in Arizona next month (Mar13).The superstar will receive the Celebrity Fight Night Award at the event, which raises...

Muhammad Ali Plans Mars Fight In Lost Interview

A lost 1966 Muhammad Ali interview during which the boxing legend chatted about fighting on Mars has been unearthed as part of a new archive-searching venture.Documentarian and journalist Michael Aisner was 17 when he was...

Muhammad Ali Honoured With Liberty Medal

Boxing great Muhammad Ali was presented with a special award in recognition of his humanitarian work on Thursday (13Sep12).Fans flocked to see the legendary fighter receive the Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center in...

Michael Phelps Becomes Face Of Louis Vuitton

Michael Phelps has become the new face of Louis Vuitton.The legendary swimmer - who became the most successful Olympian of all time at London 2012 after winning his 22nd Olympic career medal - appears in...

Paul Mccartney Closes Olympics Opening Event

Sir Paul McCartney closed the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympic Games last night, encouraging the crowds to sing along.After the British band Arctic Monkeys covered 'Come Together' by his famous band the Beatles, the...

Muhammad Ali Honoured At London Charity Gala

Sports legend Muhammad Ali was honoured for his lifetime achievements at a special charity gala in London on Wednesday (25Jul12).The famed boxer joined fellow guests including David Beckham, Sir Christopher Lee and rocker Bob Geldof...

Muhammad Ali In London As Olympics Opening Ceremony Rumours Mount

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has fuelled rumours he is to take part in the opening ceremony of the London Olympics on Friday (27Jul12) after arriving in the U.K. capital this week (begs23Jul12).The retired sportsman, who...

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Invited To Olympics Party On Yacht

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been invited to an Olympics party on a yacht.Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is throwing a lavish bash on his vessel, which is moored in Canary Wharf, east London, for...

Muhammad Ali Named Recipient Of Liberty Medal

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali is set to receive Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Liberty Medal in recognition of his social and humanitarian work.Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, the chairman of the National Constitution Center, named the retired sports...

Jack Osbourne Fired By Email Over Multiple Sclerosis

Jack Osbourne has been fired from a U.S. television show, after it emerged that he had multiple sclerosis - the incurable disease that affects the nervous system. Osbourne, 26, said he was "offended" after bosses...

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