The greatest of all time - Muhammad Ali passes away

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74.

Ali - considered to be simply one of the best headvweights of all time - was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease 32 years ago, and was admitted to hospital with a respiriratory condition earlier this week.

A family spokesperson confirmed Ali’s death in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday.

A statement read: “The Ali family would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers, and support and asks for privacy at this time.”