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2006-06-26 20:50:53

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's injured center Yao Ming is under no pressure to play at next month's world championship in Japan, according to the commissioner of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).

2006-04-21 08:16:40

BEIJING (Reuters) - Injured Yao Ming will not be pressured by China's basketball officials to rush back into the national team, Yao's management has said.

2006-04-13 03:03:38

BEIJING (Reuters) - Denial, anxiety and finger-pointing are some of China's reactions to news the country's towering basketball icon Yao Ming may miss this year's World Championships through injury.

2005-09-15 00:18:29

BEIJING (Reuters) - China romped over Saudi Arabia for a 98-10 win at the Asian Basketball Championships, even with star center Yao Ming on the bench and only its second-string team on the court, Xinhua news agency said on Thursday.

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