Sport Resolutions, in association with Littleton Chambers, will be holding an event on independent reviews and investigations in sport on Thursday 9th September via Zoom Webinar.
National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF)
Suspicion of a match-fixing around PSG-Red Star Belgrade: the investigation closed
The National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) has closed its preliminary investigation into suspicions of rigging of the Champions League match between Paris-SG and the Red Star of Belgrade in October 2018, said Thursday the lawyer of the Serbian club , confirming information from the Team.
FIBA has received since June 10 through the New York Times and Human Rights Watch several allegations about systemic sexual harassment within the Mali Basketball Federation.
The new change is to take effect from the 2020-2021 league season, according to the directive of the government of Benin, headed by President Patrice Talon, who recently passed a law that requires all clubs to henceforth operate as companies.
Singapore, 29.09.2020 - Content Arena, the software provider specialising in solutions to facilitate sports media rights trading, is excited to announce that SN1 Trading, the Munich-based sports rights consultancy - and trading firm, will be using Content Arena Marketplace as the exclusive sales channel for the international rights to the Italian Lega Basket Serie A, one of the top domestic basketball leagues in Europe.
NBA players have consistently been leaders of change in their communities, using their voices and their resources to bring attention to the ongoing episodes of social injustice, police brutality, and systemic racism across the country. On August 26, the players used their platform to stage a powerful protest, opting out of their games after Jacob Blake was shot 7 times by Kenosha Police in Wisconsin. This “pause” by the players caused another shift by forcing conversation and action to take place and many other sports organizations followed suit.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Los Angeles Lakers star J.R. Smith, NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts, New Jersey Devils President Jake Reynolds, New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way, and Essex County Board of Elections Clerk Linda Von Nessi announced in a virtual press conference today that the Prudential Center will serve as a “Super Polling Site” for the upcoming 2020 Presidential election pending final vote by the Essex County Board of Elections. It would accept ballots on Election Day, provide residents with opportunities to register to vote in September, and serve as a location to assist Newark residents with filling out and returning 2020 US Census forms by the September 30 deadline.
PORT MORESBY (Papua New Guinea) - Despite the complicated situation regarding the Covid-19 pandemic Basketball Federation of Papua New Guinea (BFPNG) is finding ways to promote and develop the game.
Jordan Sere, BFPNG's Hoops For Health Officer accompanied by Hoops For Health volunteer coaches Norma Dobunaba, Apia Muri and Nestor Sape traveled to Daugo island, also known as Fishermans Airfield for a Hoops For Health session.
TIRANA (Albania) - FIBA Europe President Turgay Demirel visited Tirana for the launch of the joint basketball league between the Albanian Basketball Federation (FSHB) and the Kosovo Basketball Federation (FBK), which marks a new step for basketball development in both countries.
MUNICH (Germany) - FIBA Europe, supported by the European Union, is launching an exciting new project that will hand opportunities to the next generation of female coaches and referees.
MIES (Switzerland) - FIBA is seizing the opportunity to "Enlarge the FIBA Family," one of its strategic pillars, by helping promising start-up companies bring innovation to basketball.
MIES (Switzerland) - FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, and TCL have announced an entirely new global partnership, following the fruitful relationship between FIBA and TCL at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019, hosted across eight cities last year in China.
We had a candid, impassioned and productive conversation yesterday between NBA players, coaches and team governors regarding next steps to further our collective efforts and actions in support of social justice and racial equality. Among others, the attendees included player and team representatives of all 13 teams in Orlando. All parties agreed to resume NBA playoff games on Saturday, Aug. 29 with the understanding that the league together with the players will work to enact the following commitments:
SYDNEY (Australia) - Basketball Australia have announced that Melissa King is to serve as CEO of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 Local Organising Committee.
The tournament is to be staged in Sydney from 22 September to 1 October 2022, with Australia having previously hosted the event in 1994.
Throughout the season restart, our players have been unwavering in their demands for systemic justice. This week we witnessed another horrific, shocking and all too familiar act of brutality in the shooting of 29 year-old Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The Players have, once again, made it clear - they will not be silent on this issue. We stand with the decision of the players of the Milwaukee Bucks to protest this injustice and support the collective decision to postpone all of today's games.
From today college athletes will be able to make money off their name, image and likeness (NIL) after the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) passed a landmark legislative change.
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case regarding payments to college athletes after a lower court barred the NCAA from capping athlete’s education-related compensation and benefits.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) today announced the NBA Foundation Board of Directors, comprised of eight representatives from the NBA Board of Governors, players and executives from the NBPA and the league office. The Foundation’s Board of Directors will provide strategic direction with respect to programming and grantmaking as well as oversee the organization’s activities, working directly with all 30 NBA teams and their governors to support and facilitate sustainable initiatives in team markets.
Using SportsCastr’s studio-quality remote broadcasting platform, the NBPA’s Broadcaster U. Virtual Game Call Program will give players a unique opportunity to gain experience in TV color commentary and broadcasting, regardless of their location
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced its 2021 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List). View the WADA 2021 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods list here.
Inspired by actions taken by the members of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) in support of racial and social justice, Dove Men+Care and the NBPA are announcing today a landmark partnership to help create a society where Black men and young men are cared for, respected, supported and protected. The Commit to C.A.R.E Now Initiative will showcase, honor and celebrate the humanity of Black men while addressing a number of issues such as public safety, safe and fair voting, community engagement and the accurate portrayal of Black men in media.
MIES (Switzerland) - FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, has announced Schelde Sports has been appointed a FIBA Global Supplier for backstop units until 2024. This global long term, multi-event partnership will cover FIBA's top-level international competitions, including the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, FIBA Eurobasket 2022, and the Paris 2024 Basketball Olympic Tournaments.
AMMAN (Jordan) - Basketball has seen a significant rise recently in Jordan to become one of the most popular sports in the country. After the impressive achievements by the men's national team of playing in the FIBA Basketball World Cup for the first time in 2010 and again in 2019, the rise is not that big of a surprise.
Own Our Own, an inner-city focused real estate fund, today announces its first Chicago-based project in partnership with Houston Rockets forward Robert Covington and former Chicago Bull and 2-time All-Star Luol Deng. Former players Pops Mensah-Bonsu and Matt Barnes are also investor-partners. The impact investment project aims to transform a South Side of Chicago neighborhood through an affordable housing and community development initiative that will improve quality of life through increased public safety and access to critical social services.
MIES (Switzerland) - FIBA and the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) have strengthened their partnership with the renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding until the end of 2023.
APIA (Samoa) - Samoa National Basketball Association (SNBA) partnered with the National University of Samoa (NUS) to help integrate basketball into their school calendar activities and continue the grassroots development of basketball in Samoa. The partnership will provide an opportunity for high school and collegiate student-athletes for continuous training and activities throughout the year.
MANILA (Philippines) - Women's basketball has made waves, leaps, and bounds in the recent years. There has been much effort put forth by many sides to continue the progress of women's basketball, especially in the Philippines.
The NBA, WNBA, MLB and MLS have all postponed games after the Milwaukee Bucks refused to play their playoff game against the Orlando Magic in protest against the shooting of Jacob Blake.
MIES (Switzerland) - The CAS today informed FIBA and the Mexican National Federation (ADEMEBA) that the appeal filed by ADEMEBA against the FIBA Central Board decision on the suspension of ADEMEBA of March 27, 2020 is dismissed, and the FIBA decision is confirmed.
MIES (Switzerland) - The World Association of Basketball Coaches (WABC) will continue the Feature Coaching Clinics following the successful first round of the initiative, as well as the recently concluded Women in Basketball Coaches Clinics series.
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