8:28 pm November 6, 2014 | No Comment
Bangkok. Basketball’s lifting of a controversial ban on headgear including religious scarves is only a “matter of time”, a senior Olympic official said Thursday following a row at the Asian Games. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of the Association of National Olympic Committees, said he had been assured by talks with FIBA secretary general Patrick […]
11:22 am October 29, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. Facing harsh doubt in its first season, the national collegiate competition Liga Mahasiswa enters its third season with a bigger bang. In its third season, Liga Mahasiswa, known as Lima, is expanding the league by organizing a new basketball competition, the Sumatra conference, as part of its plan to reach more regions throughout the […]
1:33 pm October 28, 2014 | No Comment
The number of international players in the National Basketball Association has increased 10 percent from one year ago, the league said on Monday. A record 101 international players from 37 countries and territories are on opening night rosters, easily eclipsing last season’s total of 92 players, according to the NBA. The champion San Antonio Spurs […]
1:59 pm October 27, 2014 | No Comment
After an emotional NBA return to the Cleveland Cavaliers following four seasons in Miami, LeBron James will try to end his home region's half-century major sport title drought.
11:24 am October 24, 2014 | No Comment
Los Angeles Lakers’ point guard Steve Nash will miss the entire 2014-15 season, the National Basketball Association team said on Thursday. Nash, 40, has battled a bad back and other injuries for years and the latest setback suggests the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player may have played his final game, though he has not announced […]
10:29 am October 24, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. Aspac Jakarta showed the results of an  apparently smooth transition period after losing several key players, as the reigning champion of the National Basketball League made its mark by taking top honor in the NBL Mangupura Cup preseason tournament over the weekend. The Jakarta club’s tournament performance suggested Aspac had long since shrugged off […]
5:40 pm September 29, 2014 | No Comment
The captain of Iran's unbeaten basketball team at the Asian Games has called on the sport governing body to let his country host the Asian championships. Iran has won the FIBA Asia Championship three times since 2007, once each in Japan (2007), China (2009) and the Philippines (2013).
12:03 pm September 26, 2014 | No Comment
Qatar's womens basketball team say they will forfeit a third Asian Games match on Friday in a deepening row over the wearing of Muslim headscarves.
5:32 pm September 24, 2014 | No Comment
  Incheon, South Korea. The Qatar women’s basketball team forfeited a game at the Asian Games on Wednesday after being refused permission to wear the hijab, saying they were taking a stand against what they say is a discriminatory policy against Muslim women. The Qatari players were asked, in accordance with International Basketball Federation’s rules, […]
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