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Muhammad Ali sketches fetch knockout prices of USD 945,524 at New York auction

  • Bonhams auctioneers said that 26 art works by Muhammad Ali sold for a total of USD 945,524, more than three times the lower end of estimates. 
Muhammad Ali sketches fetch knockout prices of USD 945,524 at New York auction(Reuters)
Muhammad Ali sketches fetch knockout prices of USD 945,524 at New York auction(Reuters)
Published on Oct 06, 2021 09:07 AM IST
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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali's rare collection of original artwork up for auction

  • Did you know American boxer Muhammad Ali loved to draw between fights? A 24-piece collection of his original cartoon style artworks, reflecting his interest in religion and social justice apart from him in the ring, go up for auction
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali's rare collection of original artwork up for auction(Instagram/bonhamspopularculture/muhammadali)
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali's rare collection of original artwork up for auction(Instagram/bonhamspopularculture/muhammadali)
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 07:09 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Documentary celebrates Muhammad Ali 5 years after his death

  • From his death on June 3, 2016, to his funeral a week later, the Bluegrass community that raised him joined visitors from around the globe to celebrate the life and legacy of “The Greatest.” That week is the focus of the new documentary, “City of Ali.”
Boxing gloves and a message sit among flowers at a makeshift memorial to Muhammad Ali at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, ky., in this Saturday, June 4, 2016, file photo. A new documentary looks at the city that raised Muhammad Ali, Louisville, Kentucky, and the week of his funeral, when the community came together to celebrate the legacy of “The Greatest.”(AP)
Boxing gloves and a message sit among flowers at a makeshift memorial to Muhammad Ali at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, ky., in this Saturday, June 4, 2016, file photo. A new documentary looks at the city that raised Muhammad Ali, Louisville, Kentucky, and the week of his funeral, when the community came together to celebrate the legacy of “The Greatest.”(AP)
Published on Jun 09, 2021 12:30 PM IST
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One Night in Miami review: Blistering film traps four Black icons in motel room

  • One Night in Miami movie review: Debutante director Regina King extracts terrific performances from her four leading men, in a high-concept drama about power and responsibility.
One Night in Miami movie review: Debutante director Regina King assembles an astonishingly excellent cast.
One Night in Miami movie review: Debutante director Regina King assembles an astonishingly excellent cast.
Updated on Jan 14, 2021 07:51 PM IST
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In the ring, doing the same old thing

Even at 54, Mike Tyson’s moves are extraordinary, balletic. If it wasn’t for the steel wool stubble on his face, this could be 1988. Years into a battle with alcoholism and despair, is it that ordinary life just can’t compare with those moments in the ring?
Mike Tyson’s bout on Sept 12 is bound to be memorable. But why must boxers still keep fighting past their prime?(PTI)
Mike Tyson’s bout on Sept 12 is bound to be memorable. But why must boxers still keep fighting past their prime?(PTI)
Updated on Aug 09, 2020 10:36 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByRudraneil Sengupta

NIA arrests suspected PFI member in Kerala gold smuggling case

Apart from the PFI member identified as Muhammad Ali, five more suspects have also been arrested from Kerala for conspiring with the gold smugglers; raids have been conducted at six places in Kerala in the past three days, the NIA said.
M Sivasankar, former principal secretary to Kerala chief minister has also been questioned in the case.(PTI)
M Sivasankar, former principal secretary to Kerala chief minister has also been questioned in the case.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 03, 2020 01:32 AM IST
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New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram | ByNeeraj Chauhan and Ramesh Babu

Tyson Fury longs for caravan despite receiving White House, Vatican invites

Tyson Fury’s demolition of American Deontay Wilder on Saturday captured the imagination of the general public as it represented another step on the road to redemption for the complex character.
Tyson Fury knocks down Deontay Wilder during the fight.(REUTERS)
Tyson Fury knocks down Deontay Wilder during the fight.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 04:01 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Tyson Fury ready for ‘war’ in Deontay Wilder heavyweight title rematch

The 12-round battle of unbeaten fighters for Wilder’s World Boxing Council crown is a rematch of a thrilling 2018 draw at Los Angeles.
Tyson Fury will face Deontay Wilder.(File)
Tyson Fury will face Deontay Wilder.(File)
Updated on Feb 14, 2020 10:15 AM IST
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Los Angeles | ByAFP

Joshua Karpeh: Carving a name for himself cautiously

American musician Joshua Karpeh, has been slowly becoming a popular figure across the globe with hits such as Cold War and Erase, talks to us about the rising popularity, his unique musical sensibilities and his connection to India.
Joshua Karpeh aKa Cautious Clay is known for hits such as Cold War and Erase.
Joshua Karpeh aKa Cautious Clay is known for hits such as Cold War and Erase.
Updated on Feb 08, 2020 02:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySamarth Goyal, New Delhi

Shashi Tharoor’s word of the week: rodomontade

Rodomontade is a personal, rhetorical and a musical style - of bombast, pomp and flourishes.
Updated on Dec 13, 2019 02:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByShashi Tharoor

Olympic boxing trials new judging system to ‘regain trust’

The new system, where judges’ scoring is updated in real time on a screen, will be tested at the Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo stadium, where the Tokyo 2020 boxing competition will be held.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Updated on Oct 29, 2019 07:07 PM IST
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Ashes 2019: Australia coach Langer invokes Muhammad Ali to inspire rebound

Langer likened Australia’s Headingley despair to the theft of Ali’s bike in Louisville, Kentucky, which led to the then-12-year-old taking up boxing in a local policeman’s gym.
Australia head coach Justin Langer as rain delays play.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia head coach Justin Langer as rain delays play.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 12:29 PM IST
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Australia look to Steve Smith after England ‘steal’ Ashes

Australia were on the brink of retaining the Ashes only for Ben Stokes’s superb 135 not out delivered England a stunning one-wicket win in the third Test at Headingley.
Australia's Steve Smith during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Steve Smith during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 07:13 AM IST
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Manchester | ByAgence France-Presse

Muhammad Ali: Lord of the boxing ring

Mahatma Jyotirao Phule: This eminent social reformer and thinker of the 19th century is believed to have launched the first school for girls from the lower strata of society. He also pioneered the anti-caste movement and promoted education for women.
Updated on Jun 27, 2019 07:06 PM IST
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Trump considers Muhammad Ali pardon; late boxer’s lawyer says no need

President Donald Trump said he is thinking “very seriously” about pardoning the late Muhammad Ali, an act of clemency that the boxer’s lawyer says is unnecessary because the Supreme Court overturned the heavyweight champion’s conviction in 1971.
, Trump told reporters he was considering pardoning some 3,000 people, including Ali, who died in 2016.(REUTERS File Photo)
, Trump told reporters he was considering pardoning some 3,000 people, including Ali, who died in 2016.(REUTERS File Photo)
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 11:56 PM IST
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