Sport has taken an increasingly visible role in presidential politics in recent years.
A basketball presented by Obama to Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan was one of the highlights of the China-US Summit, says a Xinhua News Agency report.
Unofficially, Obama has had only 18 sports-related events for Obama in the first 6 months of his presidency — a dozen golf outings and a few basketball games.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s praise of NBA basketball player Yao Ming was noticed by the Chinese superstar.
The President invited the Detroit Shock to the White House today, where he congratulated them on their third WNBA Championship in six years.
Senior Obama adviser David Axelrod joins a regular pick up basketball crew for Sunday morning hoops.
The press also took great interest in Blatter’s meeting with Barack Obama, scheduled for Monday.
Obama invoked China’s biggest export — or, at least tallest — at a summit on China-U.S. relations, quoting Houston Rockets center Yao Ming.
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