A bike hangs outside Spalding University Centre where boxing legend Muhammad Ali began his interest in boxing after having his bike stolen. Photos: AFP

Theft of his bike spurred future world champion Muhammad Ali to learn how to box

The following is an excerpt from “Muhammad Ali: Athlete of the Century”, in which reporter Bruce Schreiner revisits the fighter’s boyhood neighbourhood.

Topic |   Muhammad Ali
A bike hangs outside Spalding University Centre where boxing legend Muhammad Ali began his interest in boxing after having his bike stolen. Photos: AFP
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