Diaspora Nigerians File CAS appeal to represent D’Tigress at Tokyo 2020
United States Basketball players, Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams, have reportedly filed appeals at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said they were ineligible to represent Nigeria at Tokyo 2020.
FIBA president steps aside over alleged sexual abuse
Hamane Niang has temporarily stepped down as International Basketball Federation (FIBA) president amid allegations of systemic sexual harassment within the Mali Basketball Federation, reports insidethegames.biz.
D’Tigers battle South Sudan for 2021 FIBA Afrobasket ticket
Nigeria’s men’s senior national basketball team, D’Tigers, will take on South Sudan in their first game of the qualifiers for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Championship holding in Tunisia.
FIBA confident NBA’s best players will be at Tokyo Games
The NBA’s best players will feature at next year’s Tokyo Olympics even though the season could end just days before the Games get underway, according to FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis, reports Reuters. The new NBA season will start next week, on Dec. 22, with the regular season wrapping up on May 16 before the…
FIBA unveils logo for 2023 Basketball World Cup
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has unveiled the logo for the 2023 World Cup in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia.
Panathinaikos' 'tired' owner puts basketball club up for sale
Panathinaikos owner Dimitris Giannakopoulos announced on Tuesday he is leaving the basketball team and selling it for 25 million euros ($29 million).
Kida, Joe Apu get FIBA Zone Three appointments
Two Nigerians have been appointed by the FIBA Africa Zone 3 board to serve for the 2019 - 2023 term in office. Engr Musa Kida was nominated to serve in the capacity of the FIBA Africa Zone 3 Vice President
D’Tigers now 23rd best team in world basketball rankings
Nigeria has moved up 10 places to the 23rd spot in the latest FIBA ranking released after the 2019 men’s basketball World Cup in China. D’Tigers, who became the first country in the world to qualify for the World Cup, won three games and lost two during the competition to finish 17th out of the 32 participating teams.
Nigeria’s 3x3 FIBA African Nations Cup teams begin camping in Abuja
Nigeria's senior men and women’s 3x3 teams, as well as the U-18 boys and girls squads have commenced camping at the Package B of the MOshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja ahead of the 3x3 FIBA Africa Nations Cup, which will hold in Kampala, Uganda from November 7 to 11, 2019.