The Department of State has a long history of using sports to build connections with peoples and countries worldwide, including a storied partnership with the Harlem Globetrotters
that began in the early 1950s and was designed to counter Soviet propaganda and engage audiences on both sides of the Iron Curtain.
Meadowlark Lemon, the "clown prince" of basketball's Harlem Globetrotters
, whose blend of hook shots and humour brought joy to millions of fans around the world, has died at the age of 83.
But if the Harlem Globetrotters
had their way, both would be slamdunking at the Liverpool ECHO Arena this week - with Landon Donovan alongside them
FOR those of us brought up in the 1970s, our first exposure to the Harlem Globetrotters
probably came by way of a popular American cartoon, featuring the antics of the all-action basketball team.
Founded on the south side of Chicago in 1926, the Globetrotters
have since played more than 20,000 exhibition matches in 120 countries.
expand successful pilot program, bringing more Summer Skills Clinics coached by Globetrotters
stars to more kids in more cities
ABU DHABI As the world's most famous basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters
, are arriving in the UAE this weekend, Buckets Blakes and Hi-Lite Bruton, stars of the team, were in Abu Dhabi spreading the game among youngsters, where they met hundreds of schoolchildren at various schools.
Get ready to go hoopy loopy as larger-than-life basketball heroes the Harlem Globetrotters
smash into town.
Muscat: Two basketball heavyweights from the Harlem Globetrotters
team Buckets Blakes and Hi-Lite Bruton took their fans by storm yesterday when the two arrived in Muscat for a promotional whirlwind tour ahead of the team's big game on October 28.
LEGENDARY basketball wizards the Harlem Globetrotters
will be weaving their magic on an expectant crowd at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena this week.
Summary: Lebanese of all ages turned out in droves, nearly packing the Michel Murr stadium, to watch the Harlem Globetrotters
perform their unique brand of comic basketball entertainment Sunday.
A BASKETBALL-MAD father who named his youngest son after a famous player, won a chance for them to meet the Harlem Globetrotters