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Asian American Olympians Shine for Team USA in Rio

by Andrea Moneton
At the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, 30 Asian American athletes competed for Team USA and brought home medals in four sports, including five in swimming events.

US-Asia Partnerships Feature Prominently in Sister Cities Celebration

by Linnea Logie
Sister Cities International, established by President Eisenhower and celebrating its 60th anniversary, recently recognized major US cities in Arizona, Maryland, and Texas for their outstanding work with communities across Asia.

South Asian Dance Competitions Booming at US Universities

by Janny Jang
The longest running collegiate Bhangra competition - George Washington University’s Bhangra Blowout – was recently held for the 23rd year in a row, drawing nine university teams from across the US. The growing popularity of Bhangra, though not limited to any ethnic...

Auburn’s “Year of India” Off to a Roaring Start

by Sarah Wang
2016 marks Auburn University’s “Year of India,” which celebrates the ties it has with the world’s second most populous country and second largest source of foreign exchange students on campus.

Icons of Cricket Bring the Sport to America

by Zhonghe Zhu
Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne led All-Star teams in three games in the US, hoping to revive American interest in a sport that was among the founding fathers’ favorites.

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