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  1. 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
  2. Chances 'very high' Yao could return from injury at Stankovic Cup...

    China's Yao Ming is likely to play his first competitive game since having surgery on his foot in March at this week's Stankovic Cup pre-Beijing Olympic basketball tournament, local media reported on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2008
  3. Chinese officials: No decision yet on Yao playing in Stankovic Cu...

    A top official of China's national basketball team says no decision has been made as to whether Houston Rockets center Yao Ming will play in an Olympic warm-up tournament next month.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2008
  4. Rockets' star Yao wants Chinese team to reach quarterfinals in Be...

    The Olympics are still three months away, and already Yao Ming is trying to work the officials.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2008
  5. Yao turning to traditional Chinese medicine while recovering from...

    Chinese officials are hoping to speed NBA star Yao Ming's recovery with a secret remedy -- traditional Chinese medicine.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2008
  6. Rockets' Yao decides on surgery to repair stress fracture in foot...

    Yao Ming will have surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot, Houston Rockets officials said Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2008
  7. Bucks officials travel to Hong Kong, sign Yi

    Yi Jianlian is going to play for the Milwaukee Bucks after all.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2007
  8. Chinese officials critical of Yao for late arrival at camp

    China's official sports association has issued an unprecedented public criticism of Yao Ming for reporting late to national team training.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2007
  9. China expects Zhizhi to recover quickly from injury

    China national team officials believe injured center Wang Zhizhi may still be ready to play next month in the world championships.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2006
  10. Another billion served on the horizon

    Darren Rovell

    Less than two months after Kobe Bryant's endorsement deal with McDonald's expired, the fast-food giant is expected to announce it has signed Rockets center Yao Ming.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2004
  11. Houston hoping to land 2012 Olympics

    Houston's chances of playing host to the 2012 Olympics could hinge on convincing the visiting U.S. Olympic Committee that the city has the right international flavor, officials said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2002