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Naomi Osaka breaks from IMG to start own sports agency

May 12, 2022 11:12 am

Duguid and Osaka began discussing the venture at the Tokyo Olympics last year, Duguid told Reuters via email, adding that the firm, called Evolve, will operate as a "small boutique and bespoke agency."

Kobe Bryant rookie jersey to be auctioned, USD 3M-5M estimate

May 01, 2022 10:55 am

The jersey from the 1996-97 season could fetch between USD 3 million and USD 5 million in an online auction that begins May 18, David Kohler of SCP Auctions said Saturday.

Two years after Kobe Bryant’s death, Jerry West about the ‘shock and sadness’

January 27, 2022 3:37 pm

West, 83, is also a consultant with the Los Angeles Clippers and likes to stay current on today’s NBA game, evaluating players just as he used to when he was a team executive.

Natalia Bryant channelled one of the most sustainable fashion looks of 2021; details inside

December 21, 2021 8:18 pm

The recycled PET plastic floral sequin gown was the very definition of haute couture.

'There are a lot of days where you can rest and recover, today ain't one of them': Kobe Bryant

December 02, 2021 5:30 pm

"I had a purpose, I wanted to be the greatest basketball player that ever played. And anything else that was outside of that lane, I didn't have time for," he added.

Royal jewels and Kobe Bryant's shoes set for Geneva auction

November 05, 2021 4:54 pm

The blue, white and gold Nike Air Zoom Huarache 2K4 basketball shoes are expected to fetch up to 35,000 Swiss francs (about $38,000) during a November 11 sale at Sotheby’s.

Explained: Do Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett form the greatest NBA Hall of Fame class in history?

May 25, 2021 7:31 am

The late Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bean Bryant, San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan and Boston Celtics’ Kevin Garnett were inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (BHoF) as part of the class of 2020.

'Dear Kobe, thank you': Lakers legend Bryant enshrined in Hall of Fame

May 16, 2021 8:08 am

Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa, who started dating Kobe when she was 17, offered an acceptance on his behalf as presenter Michael Jordan stood nearby.

Oscars red carpet: Travon Free pays tribute to George Floyd, Tamir Rice and Kobe Bryant

April 26, 2021 2:32 pm

He turned heads in a Dolce and Gabanna black suit that featured the names of those killed in police brutality

Vanessa Bryant shares 21-month-old daughter Capri's pic, writes 'it's the Kobe stare for me'

April 07, 2021 3:40 pm

"It's the KOBE stare for me~Capri Kobe...Daddy and Gigi’s twin," she captioned the picture


From Lewis Hamilton to Liverpool stars, International athletes back protests in US

June 03, 2020 8:16 am

From Lewis Hamilton to Liverpool, the sporting world came out in support of #BlackLivesMatter after the killing of George Floyd, an African-American man who died in Minneapolis after a white police officer knelt on his neck.

Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates public memorial for Kobe Bryant

February 25, 2020 10:04 am

A tearful Michael Jordan remembered his "little brother" Kobe Bryant at a star-filled memorial in Los Angeles for the basketball great and his daughter Gianna, who died with seven others in a helicopter crash last month.

Tears, jerseys on every seat and LeBron James' touching tribute to Kobe Bryant

February 01, 2020 12:12 pm

Red roses adorned the courtside seats where Kobe and Gianna Bryant sat at the last Los Angeles Lakers game they attended. Tears, jerseys of every seat and a touching tribute: How LA Lakers paid tribute to Kobe Bryant

RIP Mamba: A walk through Kobe Bryant's illustrious career

January 28, 2020 7:37 am

Nine people were killed in the helicopter crash that claimed the life of NBA star Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter.