Some of U.S. professional basketball's top players are heading to China later this year. It's part of efforts to encourage closer cultural and business ties between the United States and China.
The United Nations General Assembly is asking the world for a limited Olympic truce during the upcoming winter games in Salt Lake City, to ensure the safety of athletes.
The International Football Federation, FIFA, recently announced a new partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF. Next year's World Cup in Japan and South Korea will highlight the FIFA-UNICEF alliance.
Organizers of the upcoming Salt Lake Ciry Olympics have meet with US President George Bush to review security.