first_imgFormer President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary saidFormer President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary said from the day he claimed the Olympic gold medal in 1960, boxing fans across the world knew they were seeing a blend of beauty and grace, speed and strength that may never be matched again.”We saw him courageous in the ring, inspiring to the young, compassionate to those in need, and strong and good-humored in bearing the burden of his own health challenges,” they said.In a tweet, Republican presidential presumptive nominee Donald Trump said Ali was the greatest.”Muhammad Ali is dead at 74! A truly great champion and a wonderful guy. He will be missed by all!” Trump said.”Muhammad Ali was the greatest, not only an extraordinary athlete but a man of great courage and humanity,” said Senator Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate.The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) offered condolences to the family and loved ones of Muhammad Ali and called him “a champion for peace and justice.” PTI LKJ ZHlast_img

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