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FILE - In this  Monday, Oct. 3, 2005 file photo, The Golden State Warriors first round draft pick, Ike Diogu from Arizona State, poses for the team photographer at Media Day at their headquarters in downtown Oakland, Calif. USA.  The 2005 NBA Draft had its share of international players, but Ike Diogu was the lone Nigerian-American, but now fifteen years later, Nigerians are setting records. (AP Photo/Dino Vournas, File)

Former NBA lottery pick saw wave of Nigerian players coming

Venezuela's 2012 Olympic champion in fencing, Ruben Limardo Gascon, waits at a sushi bar for food he is to home-deliver as part of his job for Uber Eats, in Lodz, Poland, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Limardo Gascon needs the food delivery job to support his family as lives and trains in Poland and plans to win a medal at Tokyo Olympics.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Venezuelan Olympian delivers food to support family

FILE - In this March 8, 2020, file photo, United States forward Lynn Williams (13) chases after the ball during the second half of a SheBelieves Cup soccer match against Spain in Harrison, N.J. Williams had her momentum with the U.S. national team stalled by the coronavirus pandemic. She was hoping to earn a spot on the Olympic team this past summer. But the one-year delay has given her time to work on different aspects of her game. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File)

Lynn Williams hopes to regain momentum after strange year

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Dominik Dvorak and Jakub Nosek of Czech Republic speed down the track during their first run of the two man Bobsled World Cup race in Sigulda, Latvia, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov)

Olympic test event in China called off amid travel concerns

Another test event for the 2022 Beijing Olympics was called off Saturday, when bobsled and skeleton officials canceled plans to have a training week and World Cup race on a new

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, file photo, Lolo Jones, of the United States, right, and Sally McLellan, from Australia, clear a hurdle in the women's 100-meter hurdles race at the IAAF World Athletics Final in Stuttgart, Germany. Jones hasn’t returned to China since 2008, since one bad step in what was then the biggest race of her life cost her an Olympic gold medal. Her stance might change in 2022. (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle, File)

Lolo Jones back in bobsledding, seeks elusive Olympic medal

Lolo Jones hasn’t returned to China since 2008, since one bad step in what was then the biggest race of her life cost her an Olympic gold medal.

FILE - In this  Monday, Oct. 3, 2005 file photo, The Golden State Warriors first round draft pick, Ike Diogu from Arizona State, poses for the team photographer at Media Day at their headquarters in downtown Oakland, Calif. USA.  The 2005 NBA Draft had its share of international players, but Ike Diogu was the lone Nigerian-American, but now fifteen years later, Nigerians are setting records. (AP Photo/Dino Vournas, File)

Former NBA lottery pick saw wave of Nigerian players coming

Fifteen years after Ike Diogu was a first-round NBA draft pick, Nigerians are setting records.

FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, Minnesota Timberwolves' Luol Deng in action suring an NBA basketball game, in Minneapolis, USA. The two-time NBA All Star, who became president of the South Sudan basketball federation after retiring as a player last year, Luol Deng wants to build up basketball in his native South Sudan that may mean him coaching the national team himself, as they prepare to play against Mali upcoming Saturday Nov. 28 2020.  (AP Photo/Jim Mone, FILE)

Retired NBA player Deng coaches South Sudan at tournament

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Luol Deng wants to build up basketball in his native South Sudan and sometimes that means coaching the national team himself.