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  1. Yao Ming asks Basketball Hall of Fame to put nomination on hold

    Yao Ming's agent has asked the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame to set aside the former All-Star center's nomination for a later year.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  2. Yao Ming's expected retirement could lower NBA's profile in China...

    Yao Ming's expected retirement could diminish the NBA's once-burgeoning popularity in China, with many fans saying they would no longer watch games.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  3. China, Asia celebrate Li Na's win at French Open

    Li Na's landmark French Open victory sparked celebrations and recognition throughout Asia on Sunday, while China's state media told its athletes to learn from her as they prepare for the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  4. China basketball apologizes for on-court brawl with Brazil

    The Chinese Basketball Association apologized Wednesday for a brawl that forced play to be suspended in an exhibition game against Brazil a day earlier.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2010
  5. Yao Ming of Houston Rockets says he may retire if foot won't full...

    Houston Rockets center Yao Ming says he may quit basketball after next season if he doesn't fully recover from his foot injury.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2010
  6. American Bob Donewald to coach China basketball

    Bob Donewald has been appointed head coach of China's national basketball team, and the American promises to make the basketball-crazy country proud of the squad.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2010
  7. Report: Liu's successful surgery will require six months of rehab...

    China's world champion in the 110m hurdles, Liu Xiang, could be back on the track in May after successful foot surgery in the United States, local media reported on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2008
  8. Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang has successful surgery on right foot

    Former world and Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang has undergone successful surgery for a foot injury that forced him to withdraw at the starting line during the Beijing Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2008
  9. Houston Rockets' doctor to operate on Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang

    Former world and Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang will be operated on by the Houston Rockets' doctor for a foot injury that forced him to withdraw at the starting line during the Beijing Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2008
  10. Daily Dime 2008-09 Preview Edition: Miami Heat

    ESPN.com previews the Heat's season, with predictions, lineups, fantasy forecast and the NBA Dish podcast.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 21, 2008
  11. Aching Liu withdraws from 110 Olympic hurdles

    Defending champion Liu Xiang pulled up lame and withdrew from the first round of the Olympic 110-meter hurdles race Monday, leaving the host country without one of its biggest stars.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2008
  12. In historic game, U.S. dominance trumps hoops diplomacy

    Pat Forde

    The crowd was gracious Sunday, and Team USA was willing to oblige, even if it meant teaching host China a thing or two about American basketball, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2008
  13. Yao, Nowitzki selected as flag-bearers for Games opening ceremony...

    Chinese basketball player Yao Ming will carry the host nation's flag at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games on Friday, the deputy head of China's team said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2008
  14. Top international athletes to watch at Beijing Games

    Eric Adelson

    We gave you the top U.S. athletes to watch, but who from the rest of the world will be vying for the podium? Eric Adelson previews the top international athletes to watch at the Beijing Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2008
  15. Yao excited about Artest's trade to Houston, apologizes for comme...

    Yao Ming has quickly squashed any potential rift that could have developed with new teammate Ron Artest prior to the volatile forward's arrival in Houston.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2008
  16. 'Chemistry really good' as U.S. team arrives in China, LeBron say...

    The U.S. men's basketball team is striving to be confident heading into the Beijing Games while avoiding the complacency that has sabotaged it in recent Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2008