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5 great sporting comebacks

Apr 15, 2019 - 3:46 PM

Tiger Woods joins the likes of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali and cyclist Greg LeMond with a comeback for the ages following his fifth Masters triumph

STILL GOT IT. Tiger Woods battles back from a two-year injury layoff for his first Masters Tournament title in 14 years. Photo from PGA Tour's Twitter account (@PGATOUR)


‘Our day is here’: MILF member casts vote in Bangsamoro plebiscite

Jan 21, 2019 - 12:49 PM

Former rebel Muhammad Ali, 74, says, 'Pantay-pantay na ang lahat ng tao. Kristyano, babae, mga IP, at pati rin kaming mga Muslim'

LONG ROAD TO PEACE. Muhammad Ali, 74, casts his vote at the Lugay-Lugay Central School in Cotabato City on January 21, 2019 – an act he waited for decades to do. Rappler photo

Muhammad Ali's 'fight doctor' Ferdie Pacheco dead at age 89

Nov 17, 2017 - 11:45 PM

Pacheco, who earned a medical degree from the University of Miami, met Ali in the early 1960s at Miami's Fifth Street Gym when the future icon was known as Cassius Clay and working with legendary trainer Angelo Dundee

THE GREATEST. Heavyweight world boxing champion Muhammad Ali is seen during a training session on April 23, 1976 in Washington before his heavyweight world championship fight against Jimmy Young on April 30, 1976 in Landover, Maryland. Ali met Dr. Ferdie Pacheco in the 1960s when he was still called Cassius Clay. AFP PHOTO / CONSOLIDATED NEWS PICTURES /

Before Mayweather-McGregor there was Ali vs Inoki

Jul 13, 2017 - 12:25 PM

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor aren t the first to cross combat sports lines for a quick buck

NEXT GEN. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor aren't the first athletes to attempt to cross lines in combat sports, but at least they've got the rules figured out. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Lassiter intends 'no shade' with Muhammad Ali shirt after finals win

Mar 06, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Marcio Lassiter wears a shirt featuring the iconic photograph of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali standing over his old foe Sonny Liston

NO SHADE. Marcio Lassiter wears a shirt featuring the iconic photo of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston after San Miguel defeated Ginebra to win the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup title. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

10 momen mengejutkan di dunia olahraga sepanjang 2016

Dec 20, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Mulai dari berita duka juara tak terduga hingga pemecah rekor

LeBron James donating $2.5 million to Muhammad Ali exhibit

Nov 18, 2016 - 8:36 AM

James says he s making the donation to pay tribute to Ali s achievements inside and outside the ring

LEBRON IS BACK. NBA star LeBron James says he can relate to the ambition of the young players in the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Usain Bolt argues he's among the greatest athletes ever

Aug 19, 2016 - 3:32 PM

Usain Bolt feels he should be ranked among Pele Muhammad Ali and Michael Phelps in the pantheon of sports greats

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN. Usain Bolt has been without peer as a sprinter over the past several Olympiads. He believes he should be ranked among the highest athletes of all-time. Photo by Antonio Lacerda/EPA

Some boxer named Muhammad Ali will compete at the Rio Olympics

Aug 05, 2016 - 1:09 PM

No it s not the 1960 Olympic gold medalist and 3 time heavyweight champ

US Olympic boxers find inspiration in Muhammad Ali

Aug 04, 2016 - 3:09 AM

The United States is drawing on the memory of heavyweight legend Muhammad Ali to power them to Olympics boxing gold

GREATEST INSPIRATION. Claressa Shields, will defend her 2012 gold medal in Rio, is one of 8 American boxers at this year's Olympiad. Like several of her teammates, she finds inspiration in the late Muhammad Ali, a 1960 gold medalist. Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/AFP

NBA stars use ESPY Awards platform to call for end to violence

Jul 14, 2016 - 1:13 PM

LeBron James Dwyane Wade Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul take a stand and deliver a powerful message at the ESPY awards

WATCH: Muhammad Ali's funniest in-ring moments

Jun 11, 2016 - 1:06 PM

Muhammad Ali rubs his opponent s bald head dodges 10 straight punches and more in this compilation of funny moments

CLOWN PRINCE OF BOXING. Muhammad Ali mixed in laughs with his feats of bravery. Photo by Gregorio Binuya/Getty Images/AFP

FOTO: Wajah yang mengantar kepergian Muhammad Ali

Jun 11, 2016 - 12:46 PM

Aktor Will Smith petinju kelas berat Mike Tyson hingga mantan presiden AS Bill Clinton mengantarkan Muhammad Ali ke peristirahatan terakhirnya

Lukisan foto Muhamamd Ali terpampang di monumen yang terdapat di depan uhammad Ali Center di Louisville, Kentucky.  Foto oleh Ty Wright/Getty Images/AFP

Dunia lepas kepergian sang legenda Muhammad Ali

Jun 11, 2016 - 12:12 PM

Ribuan orang berkumpul untuk mengucapkan salam perpisahan untuk The Greatest

Para pengusung jenazah membawa peti Muhammad Ali setelah salat jenazah pada Kamis, 9 Juni. Foto oleh Jim Watson/AFP

Tears, tributes as world says goodbye to Muhammad Ali

Jun 11, 2016 - 6:29 AM

Thousands gather to say farewell to The Greatest with former US president Bill Clinton among those offering eulogies

FAREWELL TO THE GREATEST. Lonnie Ali speaks during a memorial service for boxing legend Muhammad Ali. Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Louisville stages mass final farewell to Muhammad Ali

Jun 10, 2016 - 11:23 PM

A funeral procession through town a private burial and a public memorial service will wrap up two days of tributes to the 3 time heavyweight world champion

FAREWELL. The casket during the Islamic Jenazah Prayer Service for the late Muhammad Ali at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, June 9, 2016. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

FOTO: Upacara pemakaman Muhammad Ali

Jun 10, 2016 - 4:35 PM

Rangkaian acara pemakaman petinju legendaris Muhammad Ali akan berlangsung selama dua hari

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Jun 10, 2016 - 12:53 PM

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Farewell to 'The Greatest': Ali funeral ceremonies begin in Kentucky

Jun 10, 2016 - 4:24 AM

Two days of funeral ceremonies begin in Muhammad Ali s hometown of Louisville to pay tribute to the boxing icon

FAREWELL TO THE GREATEST. Pallbearers escort the casket of boxing legend Muhammad Ali during the Jenazah prayer service at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

The impact of Muhammad Ali on Gabe Norwood

Jun 09, 2016 - 6:19 PM

The 31 year old Norwood named his eldest son Cassius after the boxing legend whose life touched many around the world

Muhammad Ali's childhood in the segregated US south

Jun 09, 2016 - 12:00 PM

To understand what made Muhammad Ali tick it helps to look at the roiling social turmoil of his childhood in the segregated US south

HOMETOWN HERO. A mural of Muhammad Ali in Louisville, Kentucky, hometown of the boxing legend. Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP

All tickets for Muhammad Ali memorial service handed out in an hour

Jun 09, 2016 - 4:21 AM

15 000 tickets are given out free for Ali s memorial service but Ali s spokesman is disgusted that tickets were being sold by profiteers

A person shows off the free tickets he received   EPA/ERIK S. LESSER

Berbelanja sepatu bersama Muhammad Ali

Jun 08, 2016 - 3:12 PM

Cerita fotografer Swiss Eric Bachmann tentang sosok petinju legendaris Muhammad Ali

THE GREATEST. Petinju legendari Muhammad Ali selalu meninggalkan kesan yang baik pada setiap orang yang ditemuinya. Foto oleh Istvan Bajzat/EPA

Shoe shopping with Muhammad Ali in Zurich

Jun 08, 2016 - 1:08 PM

In 1971 a Swiss photographer drove Muhammad Ali to a shoe store in Zurich to buy a new pair of boots

SHOE SHOPPING WITH THE GREATEST. Swiss photographer Eric Bachmann poses at his home in Kaiserstuhl, near Zurich, with a photo he took of late US boxer Muhammad Ali in 1971 in Zurich. He followed Ali then as he walked into a shoe store and asked for size-47 boots. Photo by VALERIANO DI DOMENICO/AFP

New York names street 'Muhammad Ali Way'

Jun 08, 2016 - 12:39 PM

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces the temporary renaming of West 33rd Street next to the MSG arena where some of Ali s greatest fights took place

THE GREATEST. A New York street is temporarily renamed after Muhammad Ali after his passing. Photo by Istvan Bajzat/EPA

Will Smith and Lennox Lewis to be Muhammad Ali pallbearers

Jun 08, 2016 - 11:37 AM

Actor Will Smith and former boxing world champion Lennox Lewis are going to serve as pallbearers together with 6 other people during Muhammad Ali s funeral

Will Smith dan Lennox Lewis pembawa peti mati Muhammad Ali

Jun 08, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Pemakaman Muhammad Ali yang akan digelar pada Jumat 10 Juni diprediksi akan dihadiri oleh sekitar 15 ribu orang termasuk para pemimpin dunia

MUHAMMAD ALI. Sebuah area untuk mengenang kembali petinju legendaris Muhammad Ali di Klub Tinju Overthrow, New York pada Sabtu, 4 Juni. Foto oleh Jason Szenes/EPA

5 hal yang perlu kamu ketahui tentang penyakit Parkinson

Jun 07, 2016 - 3:01 PM

Penyakit Parkinson diduga menjadi penyebab meninggalnya petinju legendaris Muhammad Ali

Seseorang menaruh lilin di depan mural petinju legendaris Muhammad Ali yang meninggal karena Penyakit Parkinson pada Sabtu, 4 Juni lalu. Foto oleh Jewel Samad/AFP

Muhammad Ali was also a champion for social causes

Jun 06, 2016 - 9:36 PM

One writer shares how Muhammad Ali s outspokenness on social issues helped shaped his understanding of the world

THRILLA. Muhammad Ali (R) and Joe Frazier (L) put the Philippines under the world spotlight in their epic rubber match. Photo from Official Gazette PH's Twitter

How Ali's 'Thrilla in Manila' left its mark on the Philippines

Jun 06, 2016 - 4:25 PM

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier left their mark on the Philippines in 1975 Forty one years later people are still talking about their epic fight

THRILLA. Muhammad Ali (R) and Joe Frazier (L) put the Philippines under the world spotlight in their epic rubber match. Photo from Official Gazette PH's Twitter

WATCH: UFC pays tribute to boxing great Muhammad Ali

Jun 06, 2016 - 2:29 PM

UFC honors Ali’s contributions to the sporting scene with a heart rending video that was aired during UFC 199

FOR THE GREATEST. A man places a candle under a mural of the late boxer Muhammad Ali in New York on June 4, 2016. Jewel Samad/AFP

Rodrigo Duterte, US-China talks, Muhammad Ali | 12PM wRap

Jun 06, 2016 - 1:48 PM

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Ketika warga Jakarta sarapan McDonald’s gratis dari Muhammad Ali

Jun 06, 2016 - 12:57 PM

Kisah perjalanan Muhammad Ali bersama teman baiknya Yank Barry saat ke Jakarta

KUTIPAN MUHAMMAD ALI. Salah satu kutipan Muhammad Ali mengenai Islam.

Parks pays tribute to Muhammad Ali: He served his purpose on earth

Jun 05, 2016 - 7:09 PM

Ali who had been battling Parkinson’s disease since 1984 was 74 when he passed

Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

Mike Tyson knew he had no chance at beating Muhammad Ali

Jun 05, 2016 - 6:33 PM

Tyson admitted in a 2012 interview that he wouldn t have stood a chance against Ali if both met in their primes

MUTUAL RESPECT. Muhammad Ali (R) and Mike Tyson (L) fought very different styles, but both ruled the division in their eras. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Muhammad Ali public funeral set for June 10

Jun 05, 2016 - 11:56 AM

Former US president Bill Clinton among those expected to offer eulogies

FOR THE GREATEST. A man places a candle under a mural of the late boxer Muhammad Ali in New York on June 4, 2016. Jewel Samad/AFP

Muhammad Ali's Parkinson's may have been caused by boxing, specialists say

Jun 05, 2016 - 2:04 AM

For many specialists the crippling Parkinson s disease Ali suffered from was no accident but the tragic result of his years as a boxer

THE GREATEST. Muhammad Ali dished out a lot of punishment in his career, but also took a lot himself. Specialists speculate that his repeated blows to the head may have caused the Parkinson's disease which affected him later in life. Photo by Istvan Bajzat/EPA

Personalities around the world mourn Muhammad Ali's passing

Jun 04, 2016 - 10:01 PM

From fellow athletes to celebrities Muhammad Ali is honored around the world

LEGEND LOST. A file picture dated 17 December 2005 shows US boxing legend Muhammad Ali at his daughter Laila's World Championship super-middleweight fight in Berlin, Germany. Photo by JAN WOITAS/EPA

SAKSIKAN: Mengenang kembali legenda tinju Muhammad Ali

Jun 04, 2016 - 9:52 PM

Meski terkenal lewat aksi ringan tangan dan lincah kaki di ring tinju Ali memiliki sisi lain yang tak kalah mengagumkan Ucapannya seringkali motivasional kalau tidak kontroversial

A LEGEND IS GONE. Muhammad Ali has died at age 74. Photo by Pressen Bild files/AFP

FLASHBACK: Ali made a jungle Rumble by flattening Foreman

Jun 04, 2016 - 8:10 PM

In addition to an epic effort that displayed his boxing gifts the triumph against Foreman touched upon the role of Ali as a cultural hero

RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE. This photo taken on October 30, 1974 shows the fight between US boxing heavyweight champions, Muhammad Ali (L) and George Foreman in Kinshasa. File Photo by AFP

FLASHBACK: Historic first Liston fight gave birth to Ali legend

Jun 04, 2016 - 7:52 PM

The moment that gave birth to the legend came in Miami where Clay Muhammad Ali said all along he would defeat the fat bear Sonny Liston

HISTORIC. A picture taken February 25, 1964, in Miami, during the match at the end of which the American Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) (R) became world heavyweight boxing champion against his compatriot Sonny Liston. Photo from AFP

TIMELINE: Key dates in Muhammad Ali's life and career

Jun 04, 2016 - 5:04 PM

From his early life and the 1960s to his passing here are the important dates in Muhammad Ali s life and career

LEGEND LOST. A file picture dated 17 December 2005 shows US boxing legend Muhammad Ali at his daughter Laila's World Championship super-middleweight fight in Berlin, Germany. Photo by JAN WOITAS/EPA

LOOK: Mike Tyson bids farewell to Muhammad Ali

Jun 04, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The Baddest Man on the Planet pays tribute to The Greatest of All Time

Muhammad Ali: Islam dan Perdamaian

Jun 04, 2016 - 4:07 PM

Kutipan fenomenal Muhammad Ali tentang sisi spiritualnya dan perdamaian

KUTIPAN MUHAMMAD ALI. Salah satu kutipan Muhammad Ali mengenai Islam.

5 key fights of Muhammad Ali's career

Jun 04, 2016 - 3:38 PM

What are the fights that defined the storied career of boxing legend Muhammad Ali?

RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE. This photo taken on October 30, 1974 shows the fight between US boxing heavyweight champions, Muhammad Ali (L) and George Foreman in Kinshasa. File Photo by AFP

The wisdom of Muhammad Ali in 9 iconic quotes, poems

Jun 04, 2016 - 3:24 PM

Read through some of the wit and wisdom of the late boxing icon

WISDOM OF THE GREATEST. Muhammad Ali was a man full of wisdom and wit. He is seen in this file picture dated 1960 in Paris, France. Photo from EPA

Pacquiao leads Philippines tributes to Ali the 'greatest'

Jun 04, 2016 - 3:03 PM

We lost a giant today says Manny Pacquiao

Muhammad Ali recalled as a great boxer and a fighter for justice

Jun 04, 2016 - 2:55 PM

Boxing personalities pay tribute to legend Muhammad Ali

LEGEND. This file photo taken on September 01, 1994 shows boxing great Muhammad Ali receiving a punch from a 79-year-old 'sparring-partner' during a visit to an old people's home in Macau. Photo by Mike Fiala/AFP

Indian boxer Mary Kom tearfully recalls 'inspiration' Ali

Jun 04, 2016 - 2:26 PM

I was inspired by him Muhammad Ali to take up boxing his struggles and the hard work he took in his boxing career says the Indian boxing star

INSPIRATION. Indian boxing star Mary Kom, seen here in a file photo from 2008, gets emotional talking about the death of Muhammad Ali, who served as her inspiration in boxing. Photo by STR/EPA

5 hal yang perlu kamu ketahui mengenai petinju Muhammad Ali

Jun 04, 2016 - 1:46 PM

Muhammad Ali wafat di usia 74 tahun

MUHAMMAD ALI WAFAT. Petinju Muhammad Ali wafat di usia 74 tahun akibat menderita penyakit pernafasan. Foto oleh Peer Grimm/EPA