Posts Tagged International basketball

Prince to miss beginning of WNBA season to play for Russia

New York Liberty WNBA basketball players Epiphanny Prince, right, and Tina Charles talk during practice Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Tarrytown, N.Y. Prince will miss perhaps the first month of the WNBA season to try to help Russia qualify for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Liberty guard Epiphanny Prince will miss perhaps the first month of the WNBA season to try to help Russia qualify for next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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KHL looks to expand into China

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kontinental Hockey League wants to expand into China, hoping to use a successful Chinese Winter Olympic bid to conquer the vast market.

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