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AJ vs Ruiz: Searching for nuance

The Clash of the Dunes is one of the most anticipated bouts in recent memory but something feels off about the whole affair

Chester Williams and the making of modern South African rugby

Williams, the only black South African player in the 1995 Rugby World Cup, was a complex figure in complex times. He deserves to be remembered as such

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Discover the roots of an African luminary

A Giant Tree Has Fallen combines essays on and by Ali Mazrui as well as tributes from admirers, critics, family members and journalists

Blackballing Kaepernick: Fear of the black athlete

By blackballing Colin Kaepernick, NFL owners are telling all black athletes to stay silent and subservient.

ANC can make Muhammad Ali-style comeback in Western Cape, says Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa called for the party to hold hands and strategise a battle plan to win back the province and the city from the Democratic Alliance.

Thousands gather to honour Muhammad Ali at funeral

The world-renowned boxer and political activist died on Friday. He was 74. Over 14 000 people met to honour him at his Thursday jenazah, or funeral.

Muhammad Ali: The voice that would not be silenced

The late boxer will be remembered for his prowess in the ring as well as his fierce criticism of racism in the US.

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

The three-time heavyweight champion and one of the best-known figures of the 20th century died on Friday in hospital.

Nick Durandt remembers Ali’s SA visit

A photo of Nick Durandt holding a boxing mitt and Muhammad Ali delivering a mock blow occupies pride of place in the gym of one of SA's top trainers.

At 70, Muhammad Ali is ‘still the greatest’

US boxing champion Muhammad Ali has celebrated his 70th birthday, with friends and fans worldwide seeing him as "still the greatest".

Muhammad Ali centre a tribute to life of activism

At the Muhammad Ali Centre, visitors see the world heavyweight champion railing against war, segregation and poverty. They also see his softer side.

Muhammad Ali set to celebrate 70th in Kentucky

Muhammad Ali is returning to his former hometown of Louisville, Kentucky to celebrate a milestone -- his 70th birthday.

Frazier — forever in Ali’s shadow

<b>Mike Lewis</b> on the former world heavyweight boxing champion with a much-feared left hook.

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