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Yao urges return to playing sports for joy

Former NBA star Yao Ming is urging society to let sport return to its original function of bringing joy to children.

Yao Ming 'envious' of China's soccer reform plan

2015-03-09 11:54

Former NBA star Yao Ming says step to revive soccer is on right track and can even make other sports personalities envious.

Basketball star aims to bring fun to PE classes

2015-03-10 09:36

Physical education has traditionally involved students wearily running laps on campus, but Yao Ming's new proposal to introduce specialized PE courses is intended to make it fun.

Yao Ming, Liu Xiang voice opinions at CPPCC session

2015-03-04 19:41

Former NBA star Yao Ming urged students to be good at one sport at least while former Olympic champion Liu Xiang called for retired athletes to join in China's budding sport industry.

Yao Ming named ambassador for Beijing's bid for Winter Olympics

2015-02-10 21:08

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games Bid Committee named six promotion ambassadors on Tuesday, including former NBA star Yao Ming.

A star in the making

2014-09-04 07:38

Youngster shines in front of NBA stars at Yao's charity event

Yao fires free throws on the fairway

2014-09-03 07:26

Basketball came to the golf course at Mission Hills in China on Monday as Yao Ming showcased the skills that made him a NBA star.

Court rejects Yao Ming's dissent of jurisdiction

2014-08-29 10:38

A court in Beijing has rejected the jurisdictional objection raised by former NBA star Yao Ming in a lawsuit filed against him for deceptive advertising, the China Youth Daily reported.

Yao makes a big impression at YOG Village

2014-08-26 12:03

Jaws dropped when Yao Ming strolled across the main square of the Youth Olympic Village on Monday. The youth Olympians could not stop staring at the towering basketball legend, one of the best-known sportsmen in China.

Yao Ming joins social media battle against ALS

2014-08-20 07:43

The former NBA star announced that he will take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to improve awareness of the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

NBA China supports earthquake efforts in Zhaotong communities

2014-08-09 10:15

Following the recent earthquake in Zhaotong, Yunnan province, NBA China will donate 1 million yuan to the China Youth Development Foundation (CYDF) through the league's global social responsibility program, NBA Cares, to aid victims and their families in disaster relief and rebuilding efforts.

Yao named image ambassador for youth Olympics

2014-07-29 15:36

The International Olympic Committee announced on Monday that Yao Ming, China's basketball superstar, has been appointed image ambassador for the second Youth Olympic Games, which will be held in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, from Aug 16 to 28.

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