At 2.29 metres (7ft 6in) tall, Yao Ming towers over the participants in Tuesday’s basketball match between teams that mixed Chinese and North Korean players. Photo: AP

Yao Ming adds stardust as North Korea and China show unity through basketball

The former NBA player attends with Chinese ministers to watch teams mixing both countries’ players stage a friendly match in Pyongyang

Topic |   North Korea

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At 2.29 metres (7ft 6in) tall, Yao Ming towers over the participants in Tuesday’s basketball match between teams that mixed Chinese and North Korean players. Photo: AP
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