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Yao Ming's towering charity

Updated: 2013-08-19 16:53
( chinadaily.com.cn)

Retired Chinese basketball legend Yao Ming said he hopes that playing sports will be simply for fun someday. "Sports now means too much beyond itself. What we badly need is participation from grassroots sports-lovers", said the 33-year-old charity ambassador and businessman on Wednesday during an exclusive interview with China Daily on the sidelines of a charity tour in Anhui province.

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