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Leon Gast passes away: Revisiting how the filmmaker made Academy Award-winning documentary When We Were Kings
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Leon Gast passes away: Revisiting how the filmmaker made Academy Award-winning documentary When We Were Kings

Leon Gast, who passed away on Monday, undertook a 22-year quest to make When We Were Kings, a documentary about Muhammad Ali and George Foreman’s epic 1974 boxing match.

Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and the 'Fight of the Century' 50 years later
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Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and the 'Fight of the Century' 50 years later

On this day: Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali faced off at the Madison Square Garden in front of celebrities and a packed arena with many tuned in across the country.

Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks, who upset Muhammad Ali in 1978, dies at 67
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Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks, who upset Muhammad Ali in 1978, dies at 67

In 1978, Leon Spinks was unranked at the time, and picked as an opponent because Muhammad Ali was looking for an easy fight.

Regina King on how One Night in Miami screenplay is a 'love letter to the Black man’s experience'
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Regina King on how One Night in Miami screenplay is a 'love letter to the Black man’s experience'

Actor-turned-director Regina King hopes that the biggest takeaway from One Night in Miami is that 'you can debate with love and respect.'

One Night in Miami is more of an intellectual thriller than a group biopic or readymade costume drama
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One Night in Miami is more of an intellectual thriller than a group biopic or readymade costume drama

Among the pleasures of One Night in Miami is how it allows us to imagine we’re glimpsing the private selves of highly public figures

Tennis has enjoyed a golden generation, but a golden era has eluded the sport
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Tennis has enjoyed a golden generation, but a golden era has eluded the sport

Serve-and-volley tennis was not a feature of the sport from its inception, and it only came to prominence in the 1950s. However, it presented a genuinely innovative way to explore court geometry.

Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods — about Black soldiers in 'Vietnam War' — can't rise above American imperialism
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Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods — about Black soldiers in 'Vietnam War' — can't rise above American imperialism

Da 5 Bloods director Spike Lee's anti-racist critique could not overcome his subconscious investment in American imperialism.

Da 5 Bloods movie review: Spike Lee turns Vietnam War into ambitious manifesto on racism and reparations
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Da 5 Bloods movie review: Spike Lee turns Vietnam War into ambitious manifesto on racism and reparations

Gifted with chilling foresight, Spike Lee offers a meditation on current circumstances by looking through the prism of the past.

'We want respect, not revenge, war', says West Indies' Dwayne Bravo talking on racism in cricket
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'We want respect, not revenge, war', says West Indies' Dwayne Bravo talking on racism in cricket

Bravo joined the likes of his former captain Darren Sammy and Chris Gayle in denouncing racism in the wake of African-American George Floyd's killing at the hands of a white police officer in the USA.

George Floyd murder: USA's long history of activist athletes who refused to 'shut up and play'
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George Floyd murder: USA's long history of activist athletes who refused to 'shut up and play'

As American athletes take to the streets and raise their voices on social media protesting the killing of George Floyd, a look at USA's long history of sportstars who refused to 'shut up and play'

Ashes 2019: After shock third Test loss, Australia draw inspiration from Muhammad Ali to restart bid for glory in England
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Ashes 2019: After shock third Test loss, Australia draw inspiration from Muhammad Ali to restart bid for glory in England

Australia coach Justin Langer said his team would now take heart from an incident in Ali's childhood where the boxer got his bike stolen

Undefeated Deontay Wilder knocks out Dominic Breazeale in first round to retain WBC heavyweight title
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Undefeated Deontay Wilder knocks out Dominic Breazeale in first round to retain WBC heavyweight title

Undefeated Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match to retain his WBC heavyweight world title.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sebastian Coe slams 'obsession' with Usain Bolt, says there are 'plenty of athletes around'
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sebastian Coe slams 'obsession' with Usain Bolt, says there are 'plenty of athletes around'

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe blasted the "obsession" with Usain Bolt as Yohan Blake kick-started track and field's new era without the Jamaican sprint king at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

Inspired by Muhammad Ali, Mary Kom sets sights on Commonwealth, Olympic gold medals
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Inspired by Muhammad Ali, Mary Kom sets sights on Commonwealth, Olympic gold medals

She is a five-time world champion, mother of three and member of parliament, but Indian boxer Mary Kom believes that at 35 there is plenty more glory in the ring to come.

Roger Federer voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year for a record fourth time
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Roger Federer voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year for a record fourth time

Roger Federer has been voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year for a record fourth time after an astonishing season during which he picked up two more Grand Slam titles.

Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore sanctions Rs 5 lakh to Asian Games medallist Kaur Singh
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Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore sanctions Rs 5 lakh to Asian Games medallist Kaur Singh

Singh was reportedly struggling to repay a loan of Rs 2 lakh which he had borrowed from a private financer to fund his treatment for cardiac problems.

India vs Sri Lanka: India coach Ravi Shastri slams MS Dhoni's critics, says they should look at their own careers first
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India vs Sri Lanka: India coach Ravi Shastri slams MS Dhoni's critics, says they should look at their own careers first

Ravi Shastri extended unflinching support to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying those commenting on the two-time World Cup winning former skipper should look back at their own careers.

Premier League: Arsene Wenger's 21-year-journey with Arsenal could be coming to an unceremonious close
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Premier League: Arsene Wenger's 21-year-journey with Arsenal could be coming to an unceremonious close

But after a miserable start to the Premier League campaign, Wenger once again appears trapped in a debilitating cycle of on-field underachievement and behind-the-scenes unrest.

Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor crossover fight spurs comparisons to Muhammad Ali vs Antonio Inoki bout
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Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor crossover fight spurs comparisons to Muhammad Ali vs Antonio Inoki bout

The Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor crossover fight on Saturday has been denounced by boxing purists as a farce and a circus but is not be the first time athletes from different worlds have clashed to decide who is the best.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt's unrivalled domination makes him GOAT of GOATs
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt's unrivalled domination makes him GOAT of GOATs

For sprint legend Usain Bolt, his only real competition was the clock. His biggest rival was time itself