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Punch and Spar: Way to go, Mary!

Where: north-eastern state of Manipur, IndiaSeptember 12, 2007 : Mary who? Twenty-five-year-old M.C Mary Kom from Manipur has won the world women’s boxing championship not once, not twice but thrice in the 46 kilogram category. (Boxers of similar body weight compete in a category.)Mary won the three titles consecutively or in three straight years. She won her titles...

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay)
American boxer Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr, was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. Better known as Muhammad Ali, he was perhaps the most celebrated sports figure in the world during most of the 1960s and '70s. His rise to prominence may be attributed to a combination of circumstances his role as a spokesman for and idol of...