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  1. Duva unveils new Chinese import

    Michael Woods

    Oh, the eyeballs. That massive population in China has some of the dealmakers in the biz pondering the possibilities if even a mere minute fraction of Chinese take to professional boxing, and start to follow the fortunes of some of their nation's...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  2. Yao Ming could join Hall of Fame as contributor as early as 2012

    Retired Houston Rockets center Yao Ming could enter the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as early as next year -- not as a player, but as a contributor to the game.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  3. Yao Ming set to announce retirement from basketball

    Yao Ming is likely to make it official on Wednesday, announcing what is expected to be his retirement from the NBA and a sport that made him a household name in China.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 2010 FIBA World Championship: France, Greece, Lithuania, Slovenia...

    Greece, Lithuania, Australia, Slovenia win in first round of 2010 FIBA World Championship

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2010
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. League, AEG in joint venture to develop NBA-style arenas in China...

    The NBA has formed a joint venture with Anschutz Entertainment Group to design and develop multipurpose, NBA-style arenas in major Chinese cities.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2008
  12. Five observations: Can the Rockets use an 11-man rotation?

    Marc Stein

    If everyone on the Rockets stays healthy, they could be playing with an 11-man rotation this season, writes Marc Stein.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2008
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Australia's defense forces 25 turnovers in win over China

    Yao Ming was held to 14 points and the rest of China's team was overwhelmed by dogged Australia defense in a 67-55 loss Wednesday in a pre-Olympic warmup.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2008