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  1. James Harden Receives 13-Year, $200M Endorsement Bid From AdidasRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    ... also make an impact in the international market. The Rockets have a big following in China because of former center Yao Ming. Rovell's sources told him Adidas is willing to pay him big money because of his appeal to the masses. Adidas recently ...

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  2. Adidas makes $200M bid to sign Rockets star James HardenRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... also international hope for Harden, as the Rockets already are very popular in China thanks to former player Yao Ming . Sources say part of what Adidas is willing to pay has to do with the potential for the masses to embrace Harden on an even ...

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  3. Air Jordan Grounded in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    ... to delivering a one-handed slam dunk. Jordan's fame knows almost no boundaries. He and former Houston Rockets star Yao Ming are the most popular international basketball stars in China, where Jordan is known as "Qiaodan." Not surprisingly, and in ...

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  4. James Harden Reportedly Offered $200 Million Contract by AdidasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    ... also international hope for Harden, as the Rockets already are very popular in China thanks to former player Yao Ming . Sources say part of what Adidas is willing to pay has to do with the potential for the masses to embrace Harden on a even greater ...

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  5. Kobe Bryant, China's Alibaba Team on 'Muse' DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    ... basketball is huge. There are more than 300 million people playing regularly and retired Houston Rockets player Yao Ming is still one of the most popular people in the country. Jack Ma , founder and executive chairman of the Alibaba Group , who sat ...

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  6. Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics and ParalympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    ... A 31bn ($51bn), making it the most expensive Olympics in history. The Games, which was supported by former NBA star Yao Ming, will be divided between the capital and the city of Zhangjiakou - which is 118 miles north-west of Beijing and will host ...

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  7. Olympics: Beijing edges 2022 Winter Games vote to make Olympic historyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... on Beijing's reliance on artificial snow and the vast distances between its venues. China's basketball legend Yao Ming and Sports Minister Liu Peng leaped to their feet in joy when IOC president Thomas Bach announced the result at a special session ...

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  8. Beijing edges 2022 Winter Games vote to make Olympic historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Times of Oman

    ... on Beijing's reliance on artificial snow and the vast distances between its venues. China's basketball legend Yao Ming and Sports Minister Liu Peng leaped to their feet in joy when IOC president Thomas Bach announced the result at a special session ...

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  9. Beijing says is safe choice for 2022 winter GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Star Online

    ... strong experience in organising winter Games." In a largely pragmatic presentation that included former NBA player Yao Ming but had few surprises, Beijing bid officials repeatedly stressed they were a safe pair of hands for the IOC. While Kazakhstan ...

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  10. Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Fox 23

    ... ctators to events within 20 minutes or less, Beijing officials said when submitting their bid. Former NBA superstar Yao Ming was also involved.

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  11. Olympics-Reaction to Beijing's selection as host of 2022 Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | AlertNet

    ... about what we achieved here today. It is an exciting journey that is now starting" -- China's former NBA All-Star Yao Ming. "A safe and historical choice. With the great experience of China hosting major international sports events, it's a safe ...

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  12. 16:32 Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics and ParalympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | AkiPress

    ... successfully hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics. The high-powered Chinese delegation, which included former NBA star Yao Ming, assured IOC members that Beijing was the safe choice because it had already proved it could stage the Games and said it would ...

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  13. Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... stadium and delivered assurances that the new venue will be ready in time for the 2020 Games. Former NBA star Yao Ming and Sochi Olympic bronze medalist figure skater Denis Ten differ in height by exactly two feet. The towering basketballer is ...

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  14. Chinese vice premier, Kazakh prime minister head delegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | 13WHAM

    ... ke their presentations Friday to an expected 86 IOC members eligible to vote. Two sports stars -- former NBA player Yao Ming and two-time Olympic medalist freestyle skier Li Nina -- will appear on behalf of Beijing.

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  15. Almaty, Beijing make final pitches to IOC ahead of vote on host city for 2022 Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... Beijing's team was headed by Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong. Two retired sports stars - former NBA player Yao Ming and two-time Grand Slam tennis champion Li Na - will appear on behalf of Beijing, while Sochi Olympic figure skating bronze ...

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  16. Beijing favorite in IOC vote for 2022 Winter OlympicsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Erie Times News

    ... "Bird's Nest" stadium and "Water Cube"arena. "Legacy is everything," former NBA star and Beijing bid team member Yao Ming said. "Beijing 2008 allowed us to experience the Olympic spirit, and 2022 gives us a chance to carry on the spirit." Beijing's ...

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  17. Remember When the Houston Rockets Won 22 Games in a Row?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Hardwood Paroxysm

    ... players. The Rockets had tremendous talent while Hayes was there, but most of it was tied up in Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming, who struggled to stay healthy. As they faded in and out of the rotation, the Rockets identity was driven by players like ...

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  18. Beijing, Almaty make final pitch for Winter Olympics 2022 votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Bangkok Post

    Beijing and Almaty made their final bids for the 2022 Winter Olympics with China's basketball legend Yao Ming countering Kazakhstan's prime minister in the battle to sway decision-makers ahead of Friday's vote. Retired Chinese professional basketball player Yao Ming arrives for a Beijing 2022 Olympics bid committee press briefing in Kuala Lumpur on July 29, 2015 China, because of its political and economic clout, is the strong favourite in the smallest contest for a Winter Olympics in four decades.

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  19. Olympics: Beijing and Almaty make final pitch for for 2022 votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Business Times

    [KUALA LUMPUR] Beijing and Almaty made their final bids for the 2022 Winter Olympics with China's basketball legend Yao Ming countering Kazakhstan's prime minister in the battle to sway decision-makers ahead of Friday's vote. China, because of its ...

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  20. Yao holding court as Beijing bids for Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | ABS-CBN News

    Standing 2.29 metres tall, Yao Ming has never been able to hide in the background. And now, as one of the front men of Beijing's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the former NBA star is again the centre of attention.

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