2021 NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks visit the WH
14 November 2021 | 10:05 am
U.S. President Joe Biden hosted the Milwaukee Bucks at the White House after their victory in the 2021 NBA Finals.
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1 May 2021
With kitefoil part of the Olympic programme in Paris in 2024, French champion Anaïs-Mai Desjardins is training with one 'dream' in mind": to compete in the Games.
2 May 2021
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1 Jun 2021
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4 Jun 2021
A Turkish shoemaker has been making specially-designed shoes for star athletes with giant feet at his shoe shop in the Beyoglu district of Istanbul on Friday. Oncel Kalkan, who has been working in Istanbul for 41 years, designs dress shoes for athletes from all over the world, mostly NBA stars with big feet who struggle to find the right size.
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18 Jun 2021
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2 Jul 2021
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22 Jul 2021
Bucks fans were seen in front of the official team shop outside the home stadium of the Milwaukee Bucks Fiserv Forum on Wednesday in downtown Milwaukee after their side won the NBA title the previous night. The Milwaukee Bucks won their first NBA championship in 50 years with some fans having waited their whole lives to see the team.
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