The International Boxing Federation will punish pro boxers who compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics by removing them from the sanctioning body's rankings or vacating their titles.
As a white man in Australia one can admit easily to a state of ignorance about the experience of racism. But we should include in our stated ignorance any knowledge of the blood-run feelings that inspire acts of defiance from black athletes like Muhammad Ali, or the gestures of Adam Goodes on the MCG.
Before the big names took centre stage, there was time for the little people of Louisville, Kentucky to farewell Mohammad Ali – great as a boxer, but a great Muslim and a great, if controversial American too.
Luminaries and ordinary people have gathered for a last goodbye to Muhammad Ali – a memorial and funeral procession through the Kentucky hometown of the man celebrated around the world.
Will there ever be another Muhammad Ali?
The late boxing great deserves all the praise he's received this week. Hopefully the retired Swans star is similarly admired in time.
Muhammad Ali's family has slammed people who have tried to sell free tickets to Friday's memorial service for the late boxing icon.
I loved Ali. His legacy is multi-faceted. So can it be any bad thing that, upon his tragic death, another part of that legacy is for there to be wider recognition that if even one as beautiful, charismatic, courageous and fiercely smart as him can be brought down by getting hit in the head too often, then no one is safe if they ignore the dangers of concussion?
Former world boxing champion Danny Green has hailed the influence of Mohammed Ali on his career, as he announced his next fight against Australian cruiserweight champion Kane Watts.
It might have lasted little more than five minutes but the bout between internet cult fighter Kimbo Slice and Brisbane's Shane Tilyard was the perfect way to warm up the crowd for the main event: Anthony Mundine v Daniel Geale for the IBF world middleweight title.
Ravaged by age and illness, the sporting great's fighting spirit still shines in his eyes.
Muhammad Ali crafted the plan for his final tribute years ago, long before he died.
Muhammad Ali had the opportunity to go out on his own terms at boxing's pinnacle when he retired after winning his 1978 rematch with Leon Spinks to become the only man to regain the heavyweight title twice. But he couldn't make it stick.
Muhammad Ali's $80m fortune could become the subject of a legal wrangle after he left behind a disparate family including his only known biological son who lives in poverty in Chicago's crime-plagued South Side.
As a timid child of the '90s, scared of fighting, I had a framed poster of Muhammad Ali on my wall.
Muhammad Ali slid into a Sydney bar in the 1970s and eyed off a big front-rower with his back to the crowd, who was waiting to buy a drink but got much more than he bargained for.
A look at key events in the life of Muhammad Ali.
There has been a worldwide outpouring of tributes for Muhammad Ali after the boxing legend's death at the age of 74.
Muhammad Ali's hometown of Louisville will honour the former boxing champion with a procession through the Kentucky city and public funeral at a sports arena, a tribute befitting a local hero who achieved global stature as a humanitarian.
Muhammad Ali is gone, but his legacy will live on with many Victorians no doubt today comparing notes about their moment in the presence of The Greatest.