The polar vortex which has plunged the US into sub zero temperatures has caused yet another incredible sight - huge boulders of ice in Lake Michigan
Rodman delivered the gift of song alongside the leader's other treat: watching North Korea predictably beat a retired team of NBA players during a ‘friendly’
Speaking to CNN from Pyongyang, Rodman said his visit to North Korea for Kim Jong Un's birthday was a "great idea for the world"
The basketball star, who has taken on the role of coach of the national team, landed in North Korea earlier today flanked by 11 retired NBA players
A former North Korean prisoner addressed the basketball player in an open letter published in an American newspaper
The ever-feared Christmas party passed by in Madrid without any drama after the squad enjoyed a well-manured sit down meal together
Mildred Didrikson, born in Texas in 1911, claimed to have been given the nickname “Babe” after legendary baseball star Babe Ruth when she hit five home runs as a child. At a time when women were not expected to excel athletically, Babe’s natural talent was immediately evident.
Jimmy Valvano is a name not widely known this side of the Atlantic. In America, he is revered as an extraordinary inspiration.
Coach Brooks is talking gobbledegook. The microphones and the cameras are pressed against his face and you are reminded that in NBA basketball the questions tend to be technical, specific and to uneducated, English ears, baffling. There is very little talk of “giving it 100 per cent”.
“I’ve been second all my life. I’m tired of being second. I am done with it”
Sergei Belov, who died on 3 October at the age of 69, was a basketball player who had a key role in the Soviet Union’s famous victory against the US in the epic 1972 Olympic final in Munich.
US basketball star seemed unaware the child had never before been seen or spoken of in public
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Heat win back-to-back titles
Pat McQuaid has failed to secure the nomination of his own national cycling organisation in his bid for a third term as president of the International Cycling Union.
Menelik Watson from Manchester has been selected in the second round of the NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. His position as the 42nd player chosen overall is the highest ever achieved by a born-and-bred British player.