Monthly Archives: June 2016

“The King of the World!”: the day Muhammad Ali was born

Ali began training at 12 years old. At the age of 22, he won the world heavyweight championship  from Sonny Liston in a stunning upsetin 1964. Shortly after that, Ali joined the Nation of Islam and changed his name. He converted to Sunni Islam in 1975, and then embraced the teachings of Sufism in 2005. Ali retired from boxing permanently in ...

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Lionel Messi attends court on third day of tax fraud case

The Argentinian player was accompanied by his father Jorge at Barcelona’s High Court this morning to take the stand in his defence on tax evasion charges. Barcelona star Lionel Messi, one of the world’s highest-paid athletes, arrived on Thursday at the Barcelona High Court to take the stand for the first time during his trial for tax fraud Messi accused ...

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