The wild boar turned bull in the ring-BY ALLAAM OUSMAN Source:Sundayobserver The wild boar turned bull in the ring-BY ALLAAM OUSMAN Source:Sundayobserver Sumith Liyanage (extreme left) at Rome’s Leonarda Da Vinci on their arrival for the 1960 Olympics. The five-man team also included Linus Diaz (athletics), Tony Williams (swimming), Maurice Coomeravel (cycling), Dharmasiri Weerakoon (boxing) with Darley Ingleton as manager Sri Lanka’s oldest living Olympian mistakenly shot for an animal in the jungle had the commitment and qualities that are still unsurpassed inside or outside the sporting arena One of the proudest boasts of Sri Lanka’s oldest living Olympian, boxer Sumith Liyanage, is that he fought in the same ring as Muhammad Ali then known as Cassius Clay at the Pallazzo Dello Sport in Rome 1960. Ali dazzled both in and out of the ring to win the light heavyweight gold medal and went on to become heavyweight champion of ...

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