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Beyoncé (left) and BTS member Jeon Jung-kook (right)

Jungkook featured in Beyonce’s Virgo season yearbook; BTS Army unhappy with RM’s omission

Jungkook’s childhood picture was seen next to Jada Pinkett Smith and Jennifer Hudson’s

Published on 24th August 2021
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Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett headline 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class

Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to validate his greatness: He’s now, officially, a Hall of Famer.

Published on 5th April 2020
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Kobe Bryant's towel from his 2016 farewell speech sold in virtual auction for over $33,000

The towel that basketball legend Kobe Bryant had draped over his shoulders during his farewell speech, following his final game in 2016, has been sold for more than $33,000.

Published on 30th March 2020
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Hundreds of Sikhs gather at California gurdwara in a special prayer meet for Kobe Bryant

Hundreds of Sikh worshippers turned up wearing the Lakers colours - purple and yellow - at the Gurdwara Nanaksar in Fresno, California, in a special prayer meeting for basketball great Kobe Bryant.

Published on 16th February 2020
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24 seconds of silence: Lil Wayne pays homage to Kobe Bryant in new album, Funeral

Rapper Lil Wayne has paid homage to late basketball legend Kobe Bryant by including 24 seconds of silence in his new album, Funeral.

Published on 2nd February 2020
Shaq's Fun House (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Shaquille O’Neal gets pre-Super Bowl party crowd to chant 'Kobe', cries 'We love you, brother'

Shaquille O’Neal paid tribute to his friend and former teammate, Kobe Bryant, with one of their shared favorite hobbies: music.

Published on 2nd February 2020
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Author Paulo Coelho deletes Kobe Bryant's draft of children's book, says he won't finish it

Kobe Bryant and Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho were working together on a children's book, but the author said he deleted the draft after Bryant's death.

Published on 28th January 2020
Jan 4, 2015: Kobe Bryant dunks at a game in LA (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

'I cannot stop crying': Sports stars, celebs and leaders mourn the loss of Kobe and Gianna

Here's a look at some of the reactions from the basketball world and beyond on the death of retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

Published on 27th January 2020
April 13, 2016: Kobe Bryant fist-bumps his daughter Gianna (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Prayers for Kobe and Gianna: 'I thought he was going to live forever,' says Magic Johnson

Kobe Bryant inspired a generation of basketball players worldwide with his sublime skills and unquenchable competitive fire.

Published on 27th January 2020
A tribute to Kobe Bryant (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

Goodbye, Black Mamba: Tributes pour in after shocking death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant 

The tributes will continue, though eventually fade away. The legacy will be forever.

Published on 27th January 2020
An image of Nipsey Hussle and Kobe Bryant (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

'This is for Kobe': Music stars pay emotional tributes to basketball legend at the Grammys 

From the red carpet to the main stage, sadness loomed over music’s biggest night Sunday at the arena in downtown Los Angeles where Kobe Bryant played for 20 years for the city's NBA team.

Published on 27th January 2020
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Basketball icon and Lakers' legend Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers

Published on 27th January 2020
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How India and China’s growing sneaker craze is championing cross-cultural exchange globally

At the annual Taobao Makers’ Festival in Hangzhou, we explore how the rapidly growing craze for sneakers is helping millennials embrace their ethnicity, and also create an age of cultural exchange

Published on 22nd November 2019

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