Retired NBA star Yao Ming, who spent almost a decade playing in H-town, was given a key to the city on Friday. The big man will also be taking part in the All-Star festivities as he will be one of the judges for the annual slam-dunk competition.
The NBA has hit All-Star Weekend...and it all got underway in Houston, Texas on Friday night with the Rising Stars Challenge.
South Africa’s Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius has made his first appearance in court, after he was arrested for the alleged murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Houston is the place to be right now, if you are basketball fan, or player, its the NBA All-Star Weekend in Texas. Jeremy Lin will be there the Rocket’s star will compete in the Skills Challenge.
Iranian wrestlers have also been lamenting the IOC’s decision to leave wrestling out of the Olympic programme.
A Russian delegation’s arrived in Thailand to take part in an emergency session of international wrestling groups after the sport was dropped from the Olympics.
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Jeremy Lin will take part in the skills competition. The Houston Rockets guard will square off against defending Skills Challenge champion and NBA All-Star Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs.