Thu, August 19, 2010

The Yao Ming Foundation

Rockets' Yao says might retire if foot does not heal

China's Yao Ming says he might end his basketball career next year if the injury to his left foot does not heal properly by the end of the NBA season, state media reported on Tuesday. Full story

BACKGROUND

The Yao Ming Foundation

The Yao Ming Foundation was established in June of 2008 by NBA Star Yao Ming in response to the devastating 8.0 earthquake in Sichuan Province on May 12, 2008.

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Orphans from quake-hit Sichuan excited to meet Yao Ming

2010-08-05 13:51:15 GMT Xinhua English Liao Cen, an orphaned boy from earthquake-hit Sichuan Province, gives a photo album to Chinese basketball star and Houston Rockets center Yao Ming in Shanghai, east China, Aug. 5, 2010. A 7-day summer camp consisting of 50 orphans from Sichuan will visit the World Expo Park, the site of the first National Congress of the Communist Party of China, Shanghai Science &Technology Museum, Shanghai zoo and other places of interest.

Yao Ming meets orphans

2010-07-28 03:57:39 GMT SINA.com TAIPEI - THE China-born centre for the Houston Rockets Yao Ming says he hopes to engage in more activities with children in Taiwan and China to encourage them to face up to life's setbacks.

Papa Yao feeling good about the future

2010-07-28 02:34:20 GMT SINA.com Day by day, Yao Ming's confidence grows that his NBA career will resume, that he'll still have healthy, productive and happy years ahead.

Rockets' Yao says might retire if foot does not heal

2010-07-28 02:15:29 GMT SINA.com China's Yao Ming says he might end his basketball career next year if the injury to his left foot does not heal properly by the end of the NBA season, state media reported on Tuesday.

How can you help

2010-07-28 03:06:16 GMT China Daily Thank you for expressing interest in supporting The Yao Ming Foundation. By organizing a fundraising event to raise money for the foundation you are making the world a better place.

Supporters of The Yao Ming Foundation

2010-07-28 03:04:53 GMT China Daily The Yao Ming Foundation would like to thank the following companies and individuals for their support.

The Yao Ming Foundation

2010-07-28 02:30:41 GMT SINA.com The Yao Ming Foundation was established in June of 2008 by international NBA Star Yao Ming in response to the devastating 8.0 earthquake in Sichuan Province, China on May 12, 2008. An 8.0 earthquake is the equivalent to energy released from 790 nuclear bombs. More than 8,000 schoolrooms and 185 schools were destroyed during the earthquake.

Rockets expect Yao Ming to be ready for training camp

2010-07-28 03:59:08 GMT SINA.com The following statement was released today by Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey regarding Yao Ming’s return from foot surgery:

Yao rules out London Olympic role

2010-07-28 03:02:01 GMT China Daily BEIJING - Yao Ming, the Houston Rockets' 30-year-old All-star center, has all but ruled himself out of the 2012 London Games due to his lingering foot injury.

Yao Ming: eager to back in NBA games

2010-07-27 12:48:33 GMT Xinhua English TAIPEI, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Chinese basketball star Yao Ming said here Tuesday he was looking forward to being back in the game after a year of recovery from his foot injury.

Yao Ming tours Expo with young quake victims

2010-07-26 13:19:27 GMT Xinhua English NBA star center Yao Ming leads children from quake-hit regions to visit the roof garden of the Saudi Arabia Pavilion at the Expo Site in Shanghai, July 25, 2010.