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Deadline for Triple Crown nominations extended indefinitely

Officials of staging race courses -- Churchill Downs, Maryland Jockey Club and New York Racing Association -- agreed for the extension

30 Mar 2020 8:32 AM

Kentucky Derby postponed from May 2 to September 5

One of United States' blue riband events in horse racing has never stopped to run through wars and world turmoil

18 Mar 2020 12:37 PM

US: Indian sportsman pleads guilty to ‘passionately kissing’ child, awaits deportation

Hussain originally faced a felony charge of sexual abuse for what police termed 'a passionate kiss' with a 12-year-old.

08 Dec 2017 10:57 AM

Stray bullet kills 7-year-old Louisville boy in US

'We had a 7-year-old who fell victim to the senseless violence that's going on here in our city', said Louisville Police Lt. Emily McKinley.

23 May 2017 2:14 PM

‘Ali! Ali!’: The world says goodbye to the greatest

Lonnie Ali, the widow of Muhammad Ali during the memorial service for the boxing legend at the KFC Yum Center in Louisville on Friday. (Photo: AFP )

12 Jun 2016 2:48 AM


Musical tribute for Muhammad Ali

West Indies cricket legend Sir Garfield Sobers waves as he rings the bell before the start of the second session in memory of Muhammad Ali on the second day of the third Test between England and Sri Lanka at Lord’s in London on Thursday. (Photo: AFP)

11 Jun 2016 5:38 AM

Thousands line up for Muhammad Ali’s funeral

Thousands of people on Friday cheered and threw roses in the streets of Muhammad Ali’s hometown Louisville as they bade farewell to the boxing legend and civil rights hero known as “The Greatest”.

11 Jun 2016 2:08 AM

Thousands expected at Muhammad Ali’s prayer services

Thousands of people are expected to attend an Islamic prayer service for Muhammad Ali on Thursday, the start of two days of poignant ceremonies honouring the late boxing legend.

09 Jun 2016 11:20 PM

Will Smith, Lennox Lewis to be Ali’s pallbearers

Actor Will Smith and former boxing world champion Lennox Lewis will serve as pallbearers together with six other people during Muhammad Ali’s funeral on Friday, a spokesman said.

08 Jun 2016 2:34 AM

Muhammad Ali family set for solemn trip home

The family of boxing legend Muhammad Ali prepared to accompany his body on the journey back to his hometown Louisville, ahead of a public funeral procession and service expected to draw huge crowds in

07 Jun 2016 1:38 AM


World to bid Muhammad Ali farewell on Friday in hometown

Muhammad Ali crafted the plan for his final tribute years ago, long before he died. On Friday, his family will honour him just like he planned, with a global celebration in his hometown.

06 Jun 2016 1:00 AM

3D printer gives boy in Kentucky a bionic hand

A 6-year-old Kentucky boy born with a malformed right hand because of a rare disorder has received what he called his best Christmas gift ever — a “bionic” prosthetic made from 3-D printing technology

11 Dec 2015 5:14 AM