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‘Venezuela poor host for Olympic basketball qualifying’


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia point guard Alexey Shved Tuesday slammed the choice of Venezuela as the venue for the Olympic basketball qualification tournament, saying the players are cooped ... Read more...

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China’s star basketballer rules out London Olympics comeback


September 29th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Sep 29 (IANS) Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming said here Thursday that there will be no possibility for him to play for China in next year's London Olympic ... Read more...

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Original basketball rules fetch $4.3m at auction


December 12th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A historic document that details the original rules of basketball, written 119 years ago, has sold for more than 4 million pounds at an auction - a record ... Read more...

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Army Inter Command Basketball Championship kicks off in New Delhi


July 7th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): The Army Inter Command Basketball Championship for the year 2010-11 will be held in 1 Army Headquarter Signal Regiment Indoor Basketball Mercury Stadium at the Rao Tula ... Read more...

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One Year to Century: John Wooden


October 14th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct. 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Robert Wooden, the legendary American basketball coach turned 99 on the 14th of October. His birthday is being celebrated all over the world as millions ... Read more...

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Jeev is the Christopher Columbus of Indian golf


July 27th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh, unarguably the best Indian golfer, has had a career full of so many firsts that he can be called the Christopher Columbus ... Read more...

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Referees do just as much work as players


July 1st, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): An Australian study of elite basketball referees suggests that the referees work just as hard as players do, but the chances that some will cheat increase as ... Read more...

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Pak to take part in Asian Junior basketball qualifiers in Bangalore


March 23rd, 2008 - 9:03 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar.23 (ANI): Pakistan will take part in the qualifying round of the Asian Junior Mens Basketball Championship in Bangalore in July this year. The Pakistan Amateur Basketball Federations (PABBF) general council ... Read more...

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