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Boxing icon Muhammad Ali in critical condition

February 06, 2013 - Updated 1415 PKT
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NEW ORLEANS: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been admitted to a hospital in United States as brother of the former heavyweight champion fears Ali could be dead in days.

Ali celebrated his 71st birthday last month. He has been suffering from Parkinson disease for the last 30 years. It's a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination.


Ali's brother Rahman Ali told a UK magazine that Ali’s condition has

declined rapidly in recent days.


Ali had been suffering from dehydration and severe weakness after which he was admitted to a hospital in Arizona.

Fears for Muhammad Ali's health are growing after the boxer's brother

suggested the legendary sportsman could be dead within days.

Meanwhile, Muhammad Ali's daughter Maryum Ali knocked down rumors of her father being near death, saying he was just fine and watching the Super Bowl at home.(APP)

Reader Comments
This is too sad for me to contend with. I will cry real tears when he leaves us. A great man. There will never be another like him.

Samuel Green
Get well soon bud. You truely are the greatest :)

panch dublin
Everyone of us should pray for the legend boxer's good health and long life, Amen.

Taj Ahmad
The memories of Muhammad Ali have one very clear distinction: that he was an exceptional sportsman. He should live longer and better life. Wish him quick recovery.

Fida Ahmed Advocate

The only true legend. Wish him well.

United Kingdom
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