Muhammad Ali dies in hospital at the age of 74

2:30PM | The legendary three-time world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali has died after a 32 year battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

He was 74-years-old.

11:40AM | There are mixed reports on the condition of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who is in hospital in the US.


Some reports claim the ‘Greatest’ is close to death, but others are disputing the rumours.

The 74-year-old was hospitalised this week for a respiratory ailment.

Born Cassius Clay, he became the world heavyweight championship in 1964, aged 22, before converting to Islam and changing his name.

Ali won the title again in 1974 and 1978.

He retired from boxing in 1981 and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease three years later.