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...Knight that Nike set the standard for endorsing athletes — through rigorous research — most notably Michael Jordan. The basketball star became such a global sports celebrity that he reportedly once tied for second place in a Chinese poll for the greatest...Lindsay Whipp in Chicago
11 hours ago
...But Edi Rama, Albania’s prime minister, is also so tall and muscular that, as a young man, he played for the national basketball team. Before he gave up art for politics in the post-communist era, his paintings were exhibited in Berlin, New York and...Tony Barber
June 26, 2015
...has really become a big business,” says Michael Rubin, a friend of Mr Ross who part owns the Philadelphia 76ers American basketball team. Now Mr Ross is trying to repeat the trick with another sport that is loved in Europe but has always struggled to break...Malcolm Moore
June 26, 2015
...are sometimes graceful, swaggering basketball players on the courts next door who wear...make me think of my brother, another basketball player and coach. On the other...meadow near where the temporary giant basketball court was put up for the Olympics...Louise Stern
June 24, 2015
...Korea’s regime. The unpredictable ruler’s most high-profile visitor to date has been Dennis Rodman, the former US basketball star who first turned up in Pyongyang to attend a game in 2013, shortly after North Korea’s most recent nuclear test...Tom Burgis
June 23, 2015
A basketball is shot towards the goal post during a women’s group stage 3×3 basketball match at the 1st European Games in Baku, AzerbaijanAnnabel Cook
June 23, 2015
Instagram will make it easier for users to discover what is trending on the photo-sharing app and new people to follow, inHannah Kuchler in San Francisco
June 21, 2015
...with more deals with key sports associations. Earlier this month it signed an eight-year agreement with the US National Basketball Association. Lindsay Whipp EARNINGS H&M, Q2: SKr3.51 (SKr3.51)Nike, Q4: $0.83 ($0.78) Results forecasts...Compiled by Conor Sullivan
June 19, 2015
...path veers more towards otherness. JW Anderson’s best were in navy with a red dash against black trim, or futuristic in basketball-colour leather. Agi & Sam’s came in sweet hand-painted stripes, while James Long crafted his from cross-hatch cloth...Charlie Porter
June 18, 2015
...is “not to be confused with Paul Westphal”. That’s what happened to Jurek Martin in his column “Short shrift for basketball long shooters” (June 15). He calls Westhead “a fine player and coach”. With the “fine player” reference, Mr...
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