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R.I.P. Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali, legend of boxing but famous far beyond the world of sport, died as a result of respiratory problems complicated by the Parkinson’s disease he’d been suffering from for many years. Born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942, he’s been one of the greatest boxers of all time but his fame went far beyond the world of sports.

A few hours ago Kobe Bryant played his last NBA game and greeted the league in his own way, scoring 60 points in the 101-96 win against the Utah Jazz. Needless to say, the Los Angeles Lakers champion also scored the decisive points for the win but this was above all a celebration of a player who, both loved and hated, is already a legend.

Czech Republic has won the Federation Cup 2015 defeating Russia in the final 3-2. The title was decided by singles win by Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova and the doubles match win by the Karolina Pliskova / Barbora Strycova duo.