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In the 22 years leading up to the 1971 World Table Tennis Championships, China and the United States had little to no contact because of a split between respective communist and capitalist ideologies. However, in April of that year, while competing at the Championship in Japan, the U.S. table tennis squad was invited by the Chinese national team to play a few games in Beijing, an invitation orchestrated by the government of the People's Republic. The American squad accomplished what politicians could not: becoming the first Americans to visit Beijing since 1949.

What has since been called "Ping-Pong diplomacy" gave people in the United States an opportunity to peer behind the curtain of communist China for the first time. It had the effect of transforming American perceptions of Communist China and set the scene for President Richard Nixon's momentous trip in 1972 that "opened China to the West."

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The Sports Business Handbook's rerelease features 50 game-changing moments in the sports industry, including the Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics and George Steinbrenner's acquisition of the New York Yankees. In partnership with STAKS, author Rick Horrow has created 50 NFTs redeemable for physical artwork of these events.

Buyers will also receive an autographed copy of Horrow's book and 2 VIP tickets to the Palm Beach Kennel Club's "Lunch with a Legend" event in West Palm Beach, FL. Previous speakers have included Joe Theisman, Nat Moore, Doug Flutie, & Jack Nichalous. 5 NFT buyers will also win an all-expenses-paid dinner following the event with Rick Horrow at Kitchen North Restaurant.

Use the Google Form in the "Unlockable Content" section of your NFT to fill out your information for redemption. Redemption is guaranteed only for NFTs listed by Officialstaks, and delivery is limited to US addresses.

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Token StandardERC-1155
ChainEthereum
MetadataCentralized
Last Updated11 months ago
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In the 22 years leading up to the 1971 World Table Tennis Championships, China and the United States had little to no contact because of a split between respective communist and capitalist ideologies. However, in April of that year, while competing at the Championship in Japan, the U.S. table tennis squad was invited by the Chinese national team to play a few games in Beijing, an invitation orchestrated by the government of the People's Republic. The American squad accomplished what politicians could not: becoming the first Americans to visit Beijing since 1949.

What has since been called "Ping-Pong diplomacy" gave people in the United States an opportunity to peer behind the curtain of communist China for the first time. It had the effect of transforming American perceptions of Communist China and set the scene for President Richard Nixon's momentous trip in 1972 that "opened China to the West."

50 Sports Moments That Changed The Industry collection image

The Sports Business Handbook's rerelease features 50 game-changing moments in the sports industry, including the Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics and George Steinbrenner's acquisition of the New York Yankees. In partnership with STAKS, author Rick Horrow has created 50 NFTs redeemable for physical artwork of these events.

Buyers will also receive an autographed copy of Horrow's book and 2 VIP tickets to the Palm Beach Kennel Club's "Lunch with a Legend" event in West Palm Beach, FL. Previous speakers have included Joe Theisman, Nat Moore, Doug Flutie, & Jack Nichalous. 5 NFT buyers will also win an all-expenses-paid dinner following the event with Rick Horrow at Kitchen North Restaurant.

Use the Google Form in the "Unlockable Content" section of your NFT to fill out your information for redemption. Redemption is guaranteed only for NFTs listed by Officialstaks, and delivery is limited to US addresses.

Contract Address0x495f...7b5e
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Token StandardERC-1155
ChainEthereum
MetadataCentralized
Last Updated11 months ago
Creator Earnings
10%
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