Muhammad Ali (right) covers up against George Foreman during their world heavyweight boxing title fight in Kinshasa, Zaire.  Photograph: Getty Images

When Muhammad Ali rumbled in the jungle with George Foreman exactly 40 years ago on Thursday, they were safely distant from the dying embers of a con(...)

It is a measure of Muhammad Ali’s celebrity status that this week’s 50th anniversary of one of his fights should have prompted a flurry of feat(...)

 Muhammad Ali, right, winces as Ken Norton hits him with a left to the head during their re-match at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Ken Norton, who has died aged 70, will be best remembered for breaking Muhammad Ali’s jaw on his way to a poi(...)

Former heavyweight boxer Ken Norton arriving for the 16th annual Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love Gala” and 70th birthday celebration for Muhammad Ali at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada in this February 18th, 2012 file image. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who defeated Muhammad Ali and broke his jaw, has died at the age of 70.Norton passed away in a care facility y(...)

Australian Wallabies captain James Horwill  and prop Sekope Kepu show how much victory meant against  the British and Irish Lions . Photograph:  William West/AFP/Getty Images

Pressure in sport causes people to do strange things. Their thinking becomes confused and clouded. They act in ways that they would never do under nor(...)

A study in the journal Nature Medicine has showed that carnitine in red meat is broken down by bacteria in the gut and can lead to an increased risk of heart disease.

It was breakfast time and the people participating in a study of red meat and its consequences had hot, sizzling sirloin steaks plopped down i(...)