BBC Sport - Muhammad Ali going for European boxing gold

Ali going for boxing gold at Euros

Yorkshire flyweight Muhammad Ali says his famous name is no longer a burden ahead of the European Championships in Bulgaria, which began on Wednesday.

Ali is part of a six-man British team competing in Samokov, and he has already qualified for the semi-final stages.

Ali hopes to emulate his boxing hero as a child, who surprisingly was not his legendary heavyweight namesake but former Olympic silver medallist and professional world champion Amir Khan.

Watch the European Amateur Boxing Championships live online from 18:00-20:30 on 14 August. BBC Red Button from 16:30-19:30 on 15 August. Highlights on BBC Two from 14:00-14:50 on 16 August.

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