Basketball

Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win Basketball World Cup

The champions, who survived double overtime against Australia to reach the final, led throughout in Beijing to win international basketball's biggest prize for a second time.

published on : 15th September 2019

3000 students to be invited for first-ever NBA match in India

NBA sides Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers will play two pre-season games on October 4 and 5 in front of students under the Reliance Foundation Jr NBA program.

published on : 12th September 2019

Basketball team for disabled launched in Vishakhapatnam

G Rajesh, who graduated from NIT, almost lost hope after meeting with an accident in which he suffered a spinal injury.

published on : 28th July 2019

Shooting for the top: Basketball gives TN women’s wheelchair team a new lease of life

The Tamil Nadu Women’s Wheelchair Basketball team raise the bar despite inaccessible facilities and lack of sponsorship.

published on : 10th July 2019

Bangalore boy dribbles way to Jr NBA Global Championship

After picking up the sport by chance at the age of 10, in the short span of four years, Gupta has been taking rapid strides.

published on : 7th June 2019

Spartak cheerleaders' '18+' dance show shocks Russian basketball fans

Many fans expressed on social media their regrets about taking their children to the final, adding the game should have been rated "18 plus".

published on : 7th May 2019

Basketball coach gets 180 years in jail for sexual abuse

He had been accused by prosecutors of sexually exploiting at least 400 boys over several years.

published on : 4th May 2019

Selection trials for SDAT hostel to begin from May 8

The Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) will conduct district-level trials for selecting school students (Class 7 to 11) for its sports hostels (2019-2020), between May 8 and 10.

published on : 1st May 2019

Basketball Federation of India ropes in Serbian Veselin Matic to coach men’s team

Serbian Veselin Matic has coached Poland and Lebanon national teams in his 30-year coaching career.

published on : 25th March 2019

Masters basketball: Kerala women clinch gold

Kerala women clinched the gold medal for the first time in the Masters National Basketball Championship at Dehradun, Uttaranchal. 

published on : 9th March 2019

Armed with new techniques, 17-year-old hoopster all set to up her game

Grishma Niranjan wakes up every day at 5.45am to head for her two-hour basketball practice before attending school.

published on : 5th February 2019