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#TBT: Yao Ming (and a Miniature Shovel) Help Asia Society Break Ground in Houston in 2008

NBA star Yao Ming, architect Yoshio Taniguchi, and other dignitaries break ground for the Asia Society Texas Center on May 15, 2008. (Richard J. Carson/Asia Society)
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Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: Yao Ming helps Asia Society Texas Center break ground in 2008.

Interview: Hines Ward on Steeler Nation, South Korea, and the 'Mount Rushmore' of Broadcasting

Hines Ward. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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Hines Ward on his first return to South Korea in 2006: "It made me really proud of my Korean side and I am still grateful to the Korean people for their continued support and love."

Interview: Jeremy Lin on 'Breaking Down Stereotypes,' Dunking on His Mom, and New York vs. Houston vs. LA

Jeremy Lin. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
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“I'm very proud of who I am and my heritage so I have no issues answering questions about it.” NBA point guard Jeremy Lin discusses his Chinese and Taiwanese American background in an Asia Blog interview. 

Interview: Julie Chu on Her Olympic Hockey Journey and 'Breaking Down Walls'

Julie Chu. (Ralph Lauren Magazine)
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“We’re still trying to break down images, whether they’re created by someone else or created by ourselves.” Four-time Olympic medalist Julie Chu chats with Asia Blog about being the first Asian American on the U.S. women’s hockey team.

Photos: Even Fielding Only Three Teams, Asia Catches World Cup Fever

An elephant plays with students during a friendly match in honor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup at an elephant camp in Ayutthaya province, Thailand on June 9, 2014. (Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images)
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Few Asian countries have a national team to root for, but the 2014 World Cup has become the source of festivities across the continent.

Photo of the Day: A Patriotic Tiger in Bangladesh

A Bangladesh fan shows his support during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 25, 2014. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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A Bangladesh fan shows his support during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 25, 2014. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Photos: 8 Asian Athletes to Keep an Eye on at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games

Shiva Keshavan prepares to take the start of the men's luge singles run 3 on February 14, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Oliver Lang/AFP/Getty Images)
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From Thailand to Pakistan, 21 countries are sending athletes to compete in sports traditionally dominated by North America and Europe. Here are some of the most noteworthy.

Photos: India Bids Adieu to 'Master Blaster,' 'God of Cricket' Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar reacts after scoring his hundred century during the one-day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between India and Bangladesh in Dhaka on March 16, 2012. (Munir uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
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As India's iconic cricketer takes leave of the sport, Asia Society looks back on a glorious career.

Was Bill Richardson Right About Dennis Rodman, Kim Jong Un and Kenneth Bae?

Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman is surrounded by members of the media as he makes his way through Beijing's international airport on September 3, 2013. Rodman said he was heading back to Pyongyang to see his
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At an Asia Society event in July, the former New Mexico governor said Rodman was "the only person" who could get Bae released from North Korean prison.

Video: That Time Jeremy Lin Mistook New York's Koreatown for Times Square

'Linsanity' (2013)
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The makers of the documentary Linsanity offer up some behind-the-scenes stories to the Asian American International Film Festival crowd at Asia Society in New York.