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ExploreBasketball great Dikembe Mutombo legacy continues through his son “The fact that the Trotters could beat them in regular basketball showed the quality of basketball that Black players were playing, or capable of playing, had they been given more opportunities,” said Ron Thomas, who authored the book “They Cleared the Lane: The NBA’s Black Pioneers” […]

(CNN) — Before retiring as vice premier, Zhang Gaoli was the face of China’s organizing efforts ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics. As the head of a government working group on the Beijing Games, Zhang inspected venue construction sites, visited athletes, 

Kane Williamson insists New Zealand will not be favourites when they start the defence of their World Test Championship title against an under-strength India side in Kanpur on Thursday. The Black Caps beat India by eight wickets in the inaugural World Test Championship at the Ageas Bowl in June, so India will be out for revenge […]

The story goes back a ways, back to the mid-1980s, when Michael Johnson was still in high school. The famous sprinter was years away from winning gold medals at three consecutive Summer Olympics. He wasn’t yet known for those glittering golden spikes. A nerdy kid, Johnson was running track at a small magnet school in […]

By Nectar Gan and Steve George, CNN Before retiring as vice premier, Zhang Gaoli was the face of China’s organizing efforts ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics. As the head of a government working group on the Beijing Games, Zhang inspected venue construction sites, visited athletes,

Nkinsi remembers the professor talking about an equation doctors use to measure kidney function. The professor said eGFR equations adjust for several variables, including the patient’s age, sex and race. When it comes to race, doctors have only two options: Black or “Other.” Nkinsi was dumbfounded. “It was really shocking to me,” says Nkinsi, now […]

But now, three years into his retirement and less than three months before the Olympics, Zhang has found himself at the center of an explosive #MeToo scandal that has prompted global uproar — amplifying calls for a boycott of the Games that he helped organize. “Why did you have to come back to me, took […]

By Nectar Gan and Steve George, CNN Before retiring as vice premier, Zhang Gaoli was the face of China’s organizing efforts ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics. As the head of a government working group on the Beijing Games, Zhang inspected venue construction sites, visited athletes,

MASTV: Recently, Chinese people in tens of thousands have closely followed the death of a Chinese student fatally shot by a thug in a robbery at the University of Chicago. The bereaved mother gave a heart-wrenching speech at the memorial saying that her “first trip abroad was not to attend her son’s graduation ceremony or […]

Charles Piutau has played for New Zealand but under the new rules would be able to play for Tonga in the future A revolutionary change to rugby union’s international eligibility rules has been approved by World Rugby. It means from January 2022 a player will now be able to represent a different country after a […]


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