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Spain beat Argentina to claim first FIBA World Cup title since 2006

Spain defeated Argentina 95-75 here on Sunday to claim the 2019 FIBA World Cup title. Last time Spain captured the crown was 13 years ago in 2006. Ricky Rubio pocketed 20 points, Sergio Llull added 15 off the bench, Marc...

Nowitzki appointed Chair of FIBA Players Commission for 2019-2023 term

Former German basketball superstar Dirk Nowitzki has been appointed as Chair of the Players Commission for the 2019-2023 term at the first FIBA Central Board meeting, also becoming a member of the 25-member FIBA Central Board, the world's basketball...

FIBA WORLD CUP – Iran and Nigeria earn direct entry into Olympics, China and...

Fights for the carrot of Olympic qualification ruled Sunday night. China lost a blockbuster game 86-73 to Nigeria in qualification round of Group M, seeing Iran progress into 2020 Tokyo Olympics after it thrashed the Philippines 95-75 in Group...

Confidence regained as China beats South Korea in FIBA World Cup

The Chinese men's basketball players have regained their confidence after registering a valuable victory over South Korea at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Friday night's 77-73 win over South Korea in the classification round kept both China's hopes alive to...

BASKETBALL – NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS KEEP AUTOMATIC OLYMPIC TICKET ALIVE AFTER BEATING KOREA 108-66

Nigeria bounced back against Korea to record its first win 108-66 points at the ongoing FIBA World Cup holding in China. The win after 2 previous attempts and losses to Russia and Argentina was enough to put the team in...

D’TIGERS TO TARGET AUTOMATIC OLYMPIC TICKET- NBBF PRESIDENT

After two successive World Cup losses against Russia and Argentina in China, D’Tigers have now shifted their attention to qualifying for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. This was made known by the Nigeria Basketball Federation President, Engr Musa Kida ahead...

BASKETBALL – ZENITH WOMEN’S LEAGUE RESUMES SEPTEMBER 7TH 2019

The second phase of the 2019 Zenith Bank Women’s League comes alive in 4 different venues ‪on Saturday September‬ 7, 2019. The apex women’s basketball league which has been divided into four conferences will see 27 teams battling for a...

NBBF RECOGNISED AS THE FEDERATION WITH THE MOST IMPROVED WOMEN TEAM 2017-2019

Another feather was added to the already decorated cap of the Nigeria Basketball Federation in the wee hours of Thursday in China. The NBBF was recognised as the federation with the Most Improved Women Team between 2017 – 2019 at...

CHINA 2019 WORLD CUP – BEHOLD THE NIGERIAN GLADIATORS

Nigeria have waited silently and expected for the release of the final 12 players for FIBA world cup in CHINA. The waiting game was all about who will and wont make the team, finally the coach of the team...

Editors slam – AAG TABLE TENNIS – AH NIGERIA! TOKYO 2020 TICKET SLIPPED!!! WHAT...

  Am pained, seriously pained that we lost to Egypt in such a manner , seriously with all humanity,never played professionally but played to a level that even professionals wanted me to “enroll” .i have followed this game with all...

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