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Former NBA star says 3-a-side game suits India


September 11th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Seven-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion Robert Horry said three-a-side is the way to promote the game in India.The 42-year-old Horry is here in India ... Read more...

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Indian basketball teams announced for Asian Beach Games


June 15th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) Friday announced the men's and women's teams for the third Asian Beach Games starting Saturday in Haiyang, China.The men's ... Read more...

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Indian basketball coaches on US tour


February 19th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Fourteen Indian basketball coaches are in the US on a 10-day tour as part of an exchange programme with the aim of improving standards and methods ... Read more...

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Indian basketball’s CEO Harish Sharma dead


February 11th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Harish Sharma, former basketball international and chief executive of Basketball Federation of India (BFI), died here Friday night. He was 53."The BFI mourns his death ... Read more...

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India beat Sri Lanka, qualify for Asian Basketball Championship


July 15th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India defeated Sri Lanka 89-35 in the final of the Middle Asia Zone qualifying event at the Thyagaraj Stadium here Friday to secure their berth ... Read more...

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Youth Olympics: Prannoy wins silver, Yuki reaches final


August 19th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 19 (IANS) Shuttler Prannoy Hasina Sunilkumar became the second Indian to win a silver at the Youth Olympics while Yuki Bhambri reached the boys singles tennis final here Thursday. Sunil's ... Read more...

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Jayram to lead Indian basketball team


July 28th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Jayram Jat of Services will lead the Indian senior men's basketball team for the Asian Basketball Festival "Great Ball of China Tournament" to be held at Beijing ... Read more...

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Seven Indian Canadians elected legislators in British Columbia (Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 13 (IANS) Seven Indian Canadians were elected to the 79-member assembly in Canada's British Columbia province Wednesday. The outgoing assembly had the same number of Indian-origin legislators. Among those who ... Read more...

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Seven Indians become legislators in Canada’s British Columbia


May 13th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 13 (IANS) Seven Indian Canadians were elected to the 79-member assembly in Canada's British Columbia province Wednesday. The outgoing assembly had the same number of Indian-origin legislators and most of ... Read more...

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Serbian coach sees great future in Indian basketball


July 7th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India have a wealth of talented junior basketball players and the country can become a force in Asia if it follows a structured coaching programme like China, ... Read more...

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NBA stars pitch in to professionalise Indian basketball


July 4th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) There cannot be a better advertisement for basketball than the National Basketball Association (NBA) stars, who are part of one of the richest professional leagues in world ... Read more...

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US basketball legend is nurturing Indian talent


June 30th, 2008 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Basketball legend Dominique Wilkins has a good news for India when he visits the country next week. The player is nurturing an Indian talent at his New ... Read more...

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FIBA to announce tie-ups with Indian basketball


June 29th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Indian basketball will get a fillip when top officials of International Basketball Federation (FIBA) arrive in India and discuss crucial tie-ups that could change the face of ... Read more...

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NBA stars will be in Delhi to popularise basketball (Lead)


June 4th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Kyle Korver (Utah Jazz), Ronny Turiaf (L.A. Lakers), Pat Garrity (Orlando Magic) and Linton Johnson (Phoenix Sons) are all familiar names to Indian basketball buffs who follow ... Read more...

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