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Former NBA star Miller to visit India to promote Basketball

Former NBA star Miller to visit India to promote Basketball

Mumbai, Oct 26, Former NBA star Miller to visit India to promote Basketball. Former American basketball player and NBA star, Andre Miller will pay his first ever visit to India to promote the game in the country. “I’m looking forward to my first visit to India to see firsthand how the NBA has been developing

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Basketball is my first love in sports: Abhishek Bachchan

Basketball first love sports Abhishek Bachchan bollywood news. Abhishek Bachchan is co-owner of Pro Kabbadi League’s Jaipur Pink Panthers as well as Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Chennayin FC, but Bollywood actor reveals basketball has always been his first love in sports.At the red carpet of the event, while talking to media about his association

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FIBA revises earlier rule banning headgear

The basketball governing body, FIBA has revised its earlier rule banning players from wearing headgear, a move that will enable India’s Sikh players to wear turbans and play in the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers in China.FIBA said in a release issued today that the decision to overturn the controversial earlier rule was

Basketballer Palpreet Brar signs contract with NBA D League

Mumbai: Palpreet Singh Brar has become the latest Indian to chase his basketball dreams in the United States as he has signed a contract with the NBA Development League. The 21-year-old, the winner of National Finals of the ACG-NBA Jump — India’s first national basketball talent search programme — will now become eligible for selection

“End discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players”

Washington:  A bipartisan group of more than 40 US lawmakers have appealed to the International Basketball Federation to end an “outdated and discriminatory” policy against Sikh players over turbans. “Sikhs participate in a wide variety of sports around the globe, and there has never been a single instance of someone being harmed or injured by

US clobber Spain to win sixth straight women’s basketball gold

Rio de Janeiro:  The powerhouse United States women’s basketball team was nearly as dominant in the final as it was in every other contest at the Rio Games, winning its sixth straight Olympic gold with a 101-72 victory on Saturday. Spain, which secured its first every medal in this competition with a convincing 68-54 win

Strawberry School clinches ISA girls’ basketball tournament

Strawberry Public School clinched Girls Independent School Association Basketball Tournament 2016. Strawberry School defeated Manav Mangal School, Mohali in a one sided match in the final. Manav mangal never came to match the class of their opponents. From first quarter they played their top-notch game and collected three points, one more than their opponents. In

US women beat Japan to enter basketball semis

Rio de Janeiro: The ambitious Japanese women’s basketball team failed to make history at the Olympics as they lost 110-64 to the powerhouse United States in a quarter-final match here. The Asian champions, aiming for a medal finish, battled in every corner of the court in the first half on Tuesday before they were beaten

Argentina beat Brazil in Olympic men’s basketball

Rio de Janeiro:  Argentina came away with a 111-107 win over Brazil after the second overtime at the ongoing Rio Olympics here. Andres Nocioni led the Argentines with 37 points. Facundo Campazzo finished with 33 points and 11 assists. Nene had a team-high 24 points and 11 rebounds for Brazil here on Saturday, reports Xinhua.

Argentina beat Brazil in Olympic men’s basketball

Rio de Janeiro:Argentina came away with a 111-107 win over Brazil after the second overtime at the ongoing Rio Olympics here. Andres Nocioni led the Argentines with 37 points. Facundo Campazzo finished with 33 points and 11 assists. Nene had a team-high 24 points and 11 rebounds for Brazil here on Saturday, reports Xinhua. “This

Indian official nominated for Rio Olympics basketball event

New Delhi: A senior basketball official from India, Naresh Aneja, has been nominated as one of eight jury members to represent FIBA at next month’s Rio Olympics. The jury pool consists of two members from both FIBA and Europe, one each from Asia, Oceania, Africa and USA. A jury member’s duty will be to supervise