Friday, 10 June 2016

Muhammad Ali's funeral: Live stream, reactions, memorable moments

Muhammad Ali was a man who contained multitudes: champion fighter, political firebrand, civil rights icon, polarizing protestor, worldwide inspiration. This week, the city of Louisville celebrates the life of its hometown son, who died last Friday. In addition to a livestream of the events, Yahoo Sports will be following the proceedings as they unfold, highlighting worldwide reaction and notable moments:

Muhammad Ali Procession and Funeral schedule
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Ali himself planned out the details of his funeral long before his death, envisioning a time of celebration and inclusion. The ceremonies began on Thursday with a Muslim prayer service, open to all faiths, at Louisville's Freedom Hall, the site of Ali's final Louisville fight.
Friday features a morning procession through many Louisville sites of significance in Ali's life. It begins at 9 am ET. The procession ends at the KFC Yum! Center, where the funeral itself begins at 2 p.m. Roughly 14,000 people are expected to attend. You can watch everything on Yahoo via live stream.