A series of commemorative medal for basketball star Yao Ming has been released in Beijing, China. The medals are produced by gold, silver and high-relief cast copper technology; the price is not mentioned.

Yao Ming commemorative medal
Yao Ming commemorative medal
Yao Ming commemorative medal on sale (Image courtesy of Xinhuanet)


US tennis star Venus Williams and Russian player Maria Kirilenko were dressed in Hanbok (traditional Korean dress) during the awards presentation ceremony at the Hansol Korea Open on September 30.

Williams is the champion after beating Kirilenko in the final. Besides the prize money, the champ was also presented with a Koryochungja, a vase made of Korean green porcelain.

Venus Williams and Maria Kirilenko in Hanbok Venus Williams with Hanbok and Koryochungja
The tennis stars in Hanbok (Image courtesy of Hansolopen)

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