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Brazil clinch spot in 2nd round of volleyball championship

/ 18 September 2018
Brazil clinch spot in 2nd round of volleyball championship

Ruse (Bulgaria), Sep 18: Brazil has defeated previously unbeaten Canada 3-1 (25-22, 19-25, 25-23, 25-18) to guarantee themselves a berth in the second round of the Volleyball Men’s World Championship. After losing 3-1 to the Netherlands


India to host FIBA 3×3 World Tour Masters event

/ 04 September 2018
India to host FIBA 3x3 World Tour Masters event

Hyderabad, Sep 4: The first-ever FIBA 3×3 World Tour Masters event in the country, Hyderabad Masters is scheduled to begin here on September 22, it was announced on Tuesday. Hyderabad Masters is the seventh stage of


China sweeps four golds in basketball at Asiad

/ 02 September 2018
China sweeps four golds in basketball at Asiad

Jakarta, Sep 1: China beat Iran 84-72 on Saturday for its eighth men’s basketball title at the Asian Games. With the win, the Chinese basketball teams have swept all four gold medals from both men’s and


2018 Asian Games: Indian women lose to Chinese Taipei in basketball

/ 19 August 2018
2018 Asian Games: Indian women lose to Chinese Taipei in basketball

The atmosphere of basketball qualifying match 18th Asian Games Invitation Tournament between India against Thailand at Hall Basket Senayan, Jakarta, Thursday 8 February 2018. (Photo by Edi Ismail/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Jakarta, Aug 19: The Indian women’s basketball team had a disappointing outing as it lost 61-84 to Chinese Taipei at the 18th Asian Games here today. This was India’s second defeat in the group stage, having


Indian boys and girls crash out of Jr NBA World Championship

/ 11 August 2018
Indian boys and girls crash out of Jr NBA World Championship

Orlando (US), Aug 11: India’s campaign ended at the Junior NBA World Championship with both the girls’ and boys’ teams crashing out in the first knock-out round of the Under-14 international tournament at the ESPN Wide


IPL like league is the need of the hour for Indian basketball: NBA star Brook Lopez

/ 09 August 2018
IPL like league is the need of the hour for Indian basketball: NBA star Brook Lopez

Orlando (US), 9 Aug:  Milwaukee Bucks centre Brook Lopez feels that an IPL like professional league to enhance the popularity of basketball in India. During his visit to India in May earlier this year, former


Indian girls beat South American combined team at Jr NBA World Championships

/ 09 August 2018
Indian girls beat South American combined team at Jr NBA World Championships

Orlando (US), Aug 9:  Indian girls produced a stellar show to beat a combined South American team 40-37 in their final pool match to register their maiden victory at the Under-14 Jr NBA World Championships


Disappointing start for India at Jr NBA World Championships

/ 08 August 2018
Disappointing start for India at Jr NBA World Championships

Orlando (US), Aug 8: In a dismal start for country at the inaugural Junior NBA World Championships, the Indian boys and girls teams lost their respective pool matches on the opening day of the Under-13 and


Melania praises LeBron James after Trump insults NBA star

/ 05 August 2018
Melania praises LeBron James after Trump insults NBA star

Washington, Aug 5: Melania Trump has praised LeBron James for his charity work, saying she is open to visiting his new public school, hours after her husband Donald Trump questioned the NBA superstar’s intelligence. Trump posted


20 young boys and girls to represent India at Jr NBA World Championship

/ 27 July 2018
20 young boys and girls to represent India at Jr NBA World Championship

New Delhi, Jul 27: Twenty young boys and girls will represent India at the inaugural Junior NBA World Championship, a first-of-its kind global youth basketball tournament for top 13 and 14-year-old players from around the world.