Basketball

'I'm so happy': Dennis Rodman weeps as Trump and Kim meet

Jun 12, 2018

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore, as President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met for the first time

The Latest: Zagitova gives Russians 1st gold in Pyeongchang

Feb 23, 2018

Alina Zagitova won the women's figure skating competition over her training partner Evgenia Medvedeva on Day 14 of the Pyeongchang Olympics, becoming the first Russian gold medalist at the games

Jessie Diggins picked to carry US flag at Olympic closing

Feb 23, 2018

Jessie Diggins has one more big Olympic moment awaiting her at the Pyeongchang Games

Alibaba launches 1st Olympic project as IOC sponsor

Feb 10, 2018

The Alibaba Group has launched its first Olympic project at the Pyeongchang Olympics after paying hundreds of millions last year to become a top-tier sponsor of the IOC

The Latest: Trump hopeful on return of detained UCLA players

Nov 14, 2017

President Donald Trump says he's hopeful that three American college basketball players detained in China will get to come home soon

NBA, Japan's Rakuten announce exclusive distribution deal

Oct 10, 2017

The National Basketball Association, Rakuten announce exclusive partnership in Japan

NHL taps new market, plays 1st preseason game in China

Sep 21, 2017

Looking to tap a vast Chinese market, the NHL plays in a land where hockey is a mystery

NHL hoping to make inroads in China with preseason games

Sep 21, 2017

The National Hockey League is looking to build its visibility in China with 2 preseason games

Lavezzi apologizes to Chinese fans over leaked photo

May 15, 2017

Argentina international Ezequiel Lavezzi has apologized to his Chinese fans over a photo leaked online in which he pulls back his eyes with his fingers in a gesture widely seen as offensive

Chinese Basketball Association elects Yao Ming as president

Feb 23, 2017

The Chinese Basketball Association has elected Hall of Famer Yao Ming as its president