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Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi open door to still playing for USA

NEW YORK (AP) The Rio Olympics seemed to be a fitting closure to the USA Basketball careers of Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi.
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Basketball legend Michael Jordan's Olympic 1984 shoes auctioned for jaw-dropping amount

We have a new world record!

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News video: ESPY Awards 2017 Nominations Revealed

ESPY Awards 2017 Nominations Revealed 00:32

among the top athletes nominated for a 2017 ESPY Award are LeBron James, Serena Williams, Simone Biles and Tom Brady. The complete list of nominees for the sports award show was published on Wednesday...
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Basketball-Jordan Olympic shoes sell for record $190 million

June 11 (The Sports Xchange) - A pair of game-worn Michael Jordan sneakers sold at auction for $190,373 on Sunday, setting a record for game-used shoes.

Sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during 1984 Olympics fetch a record $190,000

A pair of sports shoes worn by Michael Jordan during the basketball finals at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics sold Sunday for $190,372 in an online auction, the auction house announced.
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Olympics--IOC approves mixed athletics, swimming relays for 2020

Mixed relays in athletics and swimming and three-a-side basketball were among new events approved on Friday by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for inclusion in the Tokyo Games in 2020.

The IOC has added 3-on-3 basketball as an Olympic event for the 2020 Tokyo Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) The IOC has added 3-on-3 basketball as an Olympic event for the 2020 Tokyo Games.
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Door for basketball in India is open, says NBA star Vince Carter

Vince Carter is the only 40-year-old player still plying his trade in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies. In a career spanning 19 years, the 8-time NBA All-Star and gold medallist at the 2000 Sydney..

3-on-3 basketball likely to be added to Tokyo Olympics official program

[UK], June 3 (ANI): If things go right, 3-on-3 basketball could list in the official program for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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Michael Jordan's gold medal winning shoes may fetch USD 100K

American basketball player Michael Jordon's shoes, which he wore during the 1984 gold medal winning Olympic finals, are expected to fetch more than USD 100,000 at an auction in the US.

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