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The Sports Kings: Ali Honored As “Athlete And Peacemaker”

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 25: Muhammad Ali attends the Sports For Peace Fundraising Ball at The V&A on July 25, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 25: Muhammad Ali attends the Sports For Peace Fundraising Ball at The V&A on July 25, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

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Celebrities from the worlds of sports and entertainment gathered in London to honor legendary boxer Muhammad Ali.  The former world heavyweight and Olympic boxing champ was celebrated at yesterday’s Sports for Peace gala.

The 70-year-old, who suffers from Parkinson’s disease, was on hand for the event.  Ali won a gold medal as a light-heavyweight at the Rome Olympics in 1960 and he won the world heavyweight title three times.

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