Tuesday 25 July 2017

Muhammad Ali hospitalised with respiratory problem

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with a respiratory issue, according to his spokesman.

Ali, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, was admitted to hospital earlier today. The three-time world heavyweight champion has been in an increasingly frail state in recent years but his condition in hospital is said to be 'fair', according to a statement.

The 74-year-old was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 1984, three years after his final fight

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