Muhammad Ali hospitalised for respiratory issues: spokesperson

Published: June 3, 2016
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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali. PHOTO: REUTERS

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali. PHOTO: REUTERS

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was shifted to hospital after he developed a respiratory problem, his spokesperson has said.

Bob Gunnel said the heavyweight champion was being looked after by doctors as a “precaution”, saying the legend was in “fair condition”, Guardian reported.

A brief stay is expected but he declined to identify the hospital or when Ali was admitted.

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