Muhammad Ali stands between rounds next to cornerman Drew Bundini Brown during the heavyweight championship against Earnie Shavers at Madison Square Garden on September 29th, 1977 in New York. Photo: Robert Riger/Getty Images

During its broadcast of his second fight with Ken Norton in 1973, ABC introduced a special in-picture feature that allowed viewers to watch Bundini Br(...)

 DeSean Jackson announced his intention to visit Auschwitz and to continue to educate himself about the suffering of the Jewish people after recent anti-Semitic social media posts. Photograph:  Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

Earlier this month, the Philadelphia Eagles’ DeSean Jackson posted what he believed to be an Adolf Hitler quote on Instagram. It read: “because the wh(...)

Conservative commentator Alex Jones: ‘Why did Zuckerberg even do this?’ Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Facebook has banned extremists including Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, and right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for violati(...)

Police officers stand in front of an East Baton Rouge police car with bullet holes as it is towed away from the scene where three police officers were killed. Photograph: Sean Gardner/Getty Images

The gunman who killed three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Sunday was a former US Marine sergeant who served in Iraq and made the dean(...)

Micah Xavier Johnson seen in an undated photograph from his Facebook account. Photograph: Reuters via Facebook ,

The Dallas gunman who shot dead five police officers had been sent home from Afghanistan after being accused of sexually harassing a female, and was d(...)

Worshipers and well-wishers look on as the body of the late boxing champion Muhammad Ali is brought for his jenazah, an Islamic funeral prayer, in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Thousands of mourners descended on Louisville in Kentucky, the hometown of “the Greatest”, Muhammad Ali, to send off boxing’s most famous son and reme(...)

Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali: “I know all them insults are nonsense but he’s saying them and that means something”

It isn’t one of Muhammad Ali’s most famous quotes but it might be the wisest: “The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 3(...)

A sign on a shop front in Ennis waiting for Boxing legend Muhammad Ali to visit on  September 1st, 2009. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA

Muhammad Ali - the facts * Ali’s great-grandfather Abe Grady was Irish. He emigrated from the Turnpike Road, Ennis, Co Clare, to the US in the 1(...)

Muhammad Ali poses with gloves in this undated portrait. Photograph: Action Images/Reuters

Muhammad Ali, the three-time heavyweight champion, who was one of the best known and loved sportsmen of the 20th century has died at a hospital in Pho(...)

 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(...)

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