With 84 players from outside the U.S. competing in the NBA this season, the American league broke its record of foreign players. It's not a big surprise then to see nine of them on the American Airlines Arena court tonight, as the San Antonio Spurs face the Miami Heat in the decisive Game 7 of the NBA finals.

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Since the 1992 Olympic gold won by Michael Jordan and the Dream Team, the American basketball league has become a 5 billion dollars annual industry and has developped into a global competition, as you can see on our NBA world map.


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South Korean authorities have reimposed an entry ban on foreign travellers from eight African countries, to prevent the spread of the new COVID variant

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Welcome to Tuesday, where Barbados is finally fully independent, we learn more about the origins of the Omicron variant and Santa gets a boyfriend in Norway. Chilean-based business magazine America Economia also looks at how airlines are reconfiguring cabins and enlarging seats in hopes of boosting a recovery in air travel.

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