OLYMPIC GAMES: Tears as Ali has new gold

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Muhammad Ali has been presented with an Olympic gold medal to replace the one he won at the 1960 Games in Rome but later threw into a river in disgust.

The former heavyweight champion was given the medal at half-time of the men's basketball final, many in the crowd weeping with emotion. Ali threw the original into the Ohio River after being barred from an all-white restaurant and chased by a white gang.