Yao continues basketball life as Chinese club boss

2011-07-20 15:09:15

"I am off the basketball court but I will never be away from the sport," Yao Ming said here on Wednesday at a news conference to announce his retirement.

Yao is a bridge, says NBA commissioner

2011-07-20 15:00:37

NBA commissioner David Stern hailed Chinese Yao Ming as a "bridge between basketball fans" in the two countries as the Houston Rockets center announced retirement on Wednesday.

Shanghai sports officials thanks Yao

2011-07-20 14:58:38

Yao Ming just announced his retirement after serious consideration. On behalf of the Shanghai Sports Bureau, I want to express my heartfelt thanks to Yao Ming for his contribution toShanghaisports development and the city.

Yao set to announce retirement Wednesday

2011-07-20 11:04:08

China's iconic star announced retirement from the NBA and a sport that made him a household name.

Kobe salutes Yao impact on China's NBA dreams

2011-07-20 09:16:07

Yao Ming has made it possible for young Chinese basketball players to chase their NBA dreams, NBA all-star guard Kobe Bryant said on Tuesday.

Yao set to announce retirement

2011-07-19 14:01:03

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

Lawyer: Deal reached to care for Sang Lan

2011-07-13 16:05:54

The paralyzed gymnast has reached a deal with insurance companies and USA Gymnastics to provide her with medical care and rehabilitation in China.

Scola regrets retirement of Yao Ming

2011-07-13 14:20:30

Argentinean basketball player Luis Scola on Tuesday regretted the retirement of Chinese Yao Ming from the Houston Rockets.

Playing for Mourinho 'dream' for Beckham

2011-07-13 11:15:42

Beckham, who spent four years with Real Madrid, will play against his former team for the first time since leaving when the Los Angeles Galaxy hosts the Spanish heavyweights in a friendly on Saturday.

Maradona slightly hurt in car crash

2011-07-12 10:07:07

Former Argentine soccer player and coach Diego Maradona escaped serious injury on Monday when his car was involved in a collision with a bus near his Buenos Aires home, local media and officials said.

Coaches and teammates tweet about Yao's retirement

2011-07-11 10:51:23

Chinese NBA idol Yao Ming was set to retire, as confirmed by his management on Saturday.

What heritage has Yao Ming left besides basketball?

2011-07-11 10:17:23

Basketball has suffered a big loss: Yao Ming, the 7-foot-6 center and 8-time NBA All-Star is reportedly retiring due to career-ending injuries.