TARIJA (Bolivia) - FIBA and the Bolivia Basketball Federation (FBB) are pleased to announce the launch of the FIBA PLUS Strategic Planning Program.
The 2021 session of the FIBA Europe General Assembly convened in Sarajevo on Saturday under a hybrid meeting format, with approximately two-thirds of the delegates attending in person in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the rest participating via videoconference.
GOLD COAST (Australia) – The Men’s and Women’s 2021 FIBA U17 Oceania Championship scheduled in December in Samoa have been postponed due to travel restrictions in the region.
The Chilean Player Ziomara Esket Morrison Jara filed a claim against the Hungarian Club DVTK Kosarlabda KFT for outstanding salaries, flight reimbursement, tax certificates and interest.
The Swedish-American Player, Regan Magarity, her Agency, Sports International Group and her Agent, Mustafa Bozkurt, filed a claim against the Turkish Club, Hatay Büyüksehir Belediyesi Spor Kulübü for outstanding salaries, bonuses, agent fees, penalties and interest.
The Serbian Player Aleksandar Aranitovic filed a claim against the Serbian Club Basketball Club Partizan Belgrade for outstanding salaries and interest.
The Agent, Lluis Tunez Garcia, filed a claim against the American-Montenegrin Player, Markeisha Cherte Gatling, for agent fees and interest
The Croatian Player, Mario Delas, filed a claim against the Italian Club, Pallacanestro Varese S.p.A., for outstanding salaries, penalties and interest.
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.
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.
The Serbian Player, Ana Radovic, filed a claim against the Slovenian Club, Women Basketball Club Cinkarna Celje, for outstanding salaries, tax certificates and interest.
The next edition of the FIBA Intercontinental Cup is set to mark a landmark in the history of the competition which started 56 years ago, as it will be held in February 2022 in Cairo, Egypt, taking place in an African country for the first time.
The event is poised to further enhance its unique transatlantic status by also becoming the first club competition in basketball history to feature contenders that will be representing four different regional leagues.
Frank Leenders, FIBA Media & Marketing Services Director General, said: "We are excited to have J9 joining the FIBA family as our most recent Global Partner. This partnership will certainly boost FIBA's goal of advancing the promotion of basketball worldwide while at the same time bring fans closer to the game through new and improved experiences, including the Trophy Tour and other activities supported by our new Global Partner J9."
The Board of FIBA Europe, term of office 2019-2023, convened for its 15th meeting in Sarajevo on Friday, October 1, ahead of the annual General Assembly of the European national federations due to take place in the same location on Saturday, October 2
FIBA statement regarding independent Integrity Officer report on allegations of systemic sexual harassment within the Mali Basketball Federation
Following several allegations of systemic sexual harassment within the Mali Basketball Federation (FMBB) received on June 10, the report of the independent Integrity Officer has been delivered to FIBA.
In addition to the suspension on June 14 of coach Amadou Bamba, coach Oumar Sissoko, official Hario Maiga and on July 23 of FMBB President Harouna Maiga, after carefully reviewing the document and following the recommendation of the Integrity Officer, FIBA will be issuing additional suspensions against three other members of the FMBB, pending the opening of disciplinary proceedings: coach Fanta Diallou, Secretary General Seydou Maiga and Vice President Amadou Traore. Further decisions will be taken in due course by the competent FIBA bodies.
FIBA statement regarding allegations of systemic sexual harassment within the Mali Basketball Federation
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 Greek Player, Vasileios Kavvadas, and her Agency, Starvision Enterprise Ltd., filed a claim against the Greek Club, AEK NEA KAE 2014, for outstanding salaries, tax payments, agent fees and interest.
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The American Player, Tina Charles, and her agency, Wasserman Media Group LLC filed a claim against the Chinese Club Jiangsu Wutaishan Women Professional Basketball Club for outstanding salaries, bonuses, agent fees, penalties and interest.
The Bosnian Player, Marica Gajic, and her Agent, Lluis Túnez García, filed a claim against the Turkish Club, Hatay Büyüksehir Belediyesi Spor Kulübü for outstanding salaries, flight reimbursement, tax certificates, agent fees, penalties and interest.
The Agent, Hüseyin Ulas Sag, filed a claim against the Turkish Club, Besiktas Jimnastik Kulübü Dernegi, for agent fees, penalties and interest.
The Agent, Thomas Prodromou, filed a claim against the Slovakian-Hungarian Player, Angelica Slamova, for agent fees and interest.
The American Player, Aishah Gameela Sutherland, and her Agent, Lorenzo Gallotti, filed a claim against the Spanish Club Araski AES for outstanding salaries, agent fees and interest.
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.
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.