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SNBA partners with NUS to integrate basketball into their sporting program

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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.

1139/17 Diamantopoulos v/ Dixon

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The Agent Elias Diamantopoulos filed a claim against the American Player Mike Dixon for agent fees, loan repayment and interest.

1457/19 Justice, Fleisher v/ Grono Sportowa Spolka Akcyjna

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The American Player, Kodi Andrew Justice, and his Agent, Eric Fleisher, filed a claim against the Polish Club, Grono Sportowa Spolka Akcyjna, for outstanding salaries, image rights payments, tax certificates, agent fees and interest.

1433/19 Smith, Neff v/ Crelan Okapi Aalstar

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The American Player, Kendall Smith, and his Agent, William Neff, filed a claim against the Belgian Club, Crelan Okapi Aalstar, for outstanding salaries, reimbursement of expenses, agent fees and interest.

Supporting Youths through Better Together program

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MIES (Switzerland) – The International Basketball Foundation (IBF) has partnered with the Gen Z social enterprise app Goodwall to facilitate access for its beneficiaries to Goodwall’s Better together global online program.

FIBA's Foundation launches new "Basketball For Good" platform

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MIES (Switzerland) - FIBA's Foundation, the International Basketball Foundation (IBF), is launching its new "Basketball For Good" digital platform today. The Foundation uses the power of basketball to initiate positive social change globally, contributing to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.  Following our recent inclusion in the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework, this is another aspect where FIBA is aligning with the International Olympic Committee's Olympic Agenda 2020 that endorses sustainability goals.

Basketball Fiji to launch Hoops For Health Online program

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SUVA (Fiji) - Basketball Fiji (BF) will launch their Hoops For Health Online program on the heels of their highly successful Bula Hoops Online program to continue their adaptation to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Over 150 National Federations take part in FIBA's webinars

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MIES (Switzerland) - As the sports world continues to adapt in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, FIBA has been publishing a series of webinars for National Federations, players, coaches, game officials and other actors of the game to support them in their development and learning activities.

IOC confirms FIBA representation on the Los Angeles 2028 Coordination Commission

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MIES (Switzerland) - FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis has been appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad Los Angeles 2028, the IOC announced on Thursday. Richard Carrion, FIBA Executive Committee member and also Chairman of the Board for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, will continue as Chair of the Olympic Channel Commission.

FIBA enters global partnership agreement with electronics giant TCL

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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. 

Joint NBA and NBPA statement

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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:

Statement from NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts on player protest and postponement of games

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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.

Foundation Board meets and discusses Basketball For Good projects

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MIES (Switzerland) – FIBA’s Foundation (IBF) Board met yesterday in a video conference for its third meeting of the 2019 – 2023 term of office to discuss current and future Foundation matters. Board members from 9 countries and across 7 time zones participated.

0993/17 Hairston v/ AEK Athens BC

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The American Player Malik Hairston filed a claim against the Greek Club AEK Athens BC for outstanding salaries, reimbursement of a visa fine, agent fees, penalties and interest.

FIBA Oceania holds second Board meeting online

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GOLD COAST (Australia) - The FIBA Oceania Board held their second meeting online to discuss the mid-year activities and reports of the Zone in anticipation of the second half of 2020.

TIME-OUT 2.0 officially underway after online tip-off

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MUNICH (Germany) - The prestigious TIME-OUT 2.0 program is now officially underway, with 52 participants from across Europe and beyond engaged in the opening seminar of the project via video conference on Monday.

President Hamane Niang open letter on behalf of FIBA Executive Committee

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Since my first day as FIBA President, I feel a burning desire to help FIBA inspire a more unified global basketball community. Because that is precisely what basketball is, a community. We are sport, yes, but basketball is much more than that. It is a source of hope, a source of friendship and most importantly a source of equality.

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