May 21 2013 Latest news:
Sarah Shaffi, Olympics editor (news)
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Muhammad Ali has appeared at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.
The former boxer, who has Parkinson’s Disease, appeared towards the end of the ceremony as the Olympic Flag was brought into the Stadium.
He was greeted with raucous cheers.
The flag was carried by people including Doreen Lawrence, mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and Liberty’s Shami Chakrabarti.