Muhammad Ali in hospital with 'respiratory' issue

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Posted: Jun 02, 2016 3:33 PM

(Reuters) - Boxing great Muhammad Ali is in hospital with a respiratory issue, a family spokesman said on Thursday.

Bob Gunnell said in a statement that Ali's condition was fair. A brief hospital stay was expected.

Former heavyweight champion Ali, 74, has Parkinson's disease.

(Reporting by Andrew Both in Cary, North Carolina; Editing by Ken Ferris)