Senegal’s rising women’s basketball star wins big at camp
08 August 2019 | 11:01 am
Winning NBA championships takes passion and hard work, which is just what 16-year-old Bineta Diatta has proved to have at the Basketball Without Borders training camp that awarded her the "most valuable player" prize.
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29 Aug 2019
Indoor courts are central to life in tens of thousands of towns and cities across the basketball-mad Philippines, hosting everything from funerals and beauty pageants to "circumcision season".
24 Sep 2019
France blew the Basketball World Cup wide open Wednesday by handing the United States their first loss in the competition in 13 years in their quarterfinal clash, powered by a double-double from big man Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz.
'We love basketball, but we love our country more' Beijing basketball fans disappointed with the NBA
10 Oct 2019
The NBA's lucrative interests in China are under threat in a dispute over democracy protests in Hong Kong, although the league remains massively popular in China. Basketball enthusiasts in Beijing hope that the NBA can deliver an apology that meets their expectations.
15 Dec 2019
Basketball: Tobias Harris takes off for one-handed hammer
NBA's Curry releases film about growth of basketball in Japan; hopeful Warriors can return to greatness
24 Dec 2019
NBA great Stephen Curry, sidelined from his usual job this time of year due to injury, released a documentary called "The Rising" Wednesday (December 18) about the growth of basketball in Japan.
22 Jan 2020
NBA Paris Game 2020: US basketball comes to France
12 Mar 2020
Real Madrid have sent all of the members of their soccer and basketball teams home into quarantine after one of the sports club's basketball players tested positive for the coronavirus, the Spanish club said in a statement on Thursday.
28 May 2020
Kobe Bryant's posthumous induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame has been postponed until spring next year, because it is "just not feasible" to hold the ceremony amid the coronavirus pandemic.
21 Nov 2020
Nigeria’s basketball got a very bright peep into the likely future of its already successful senior national men’s team, D’Tigers, as a glut of both Nigerian-born and players of Nigerian descent were selected in the 2020 NBA Draft. The NBA draft is a process through which elite players in the American University system are selected by teams playing in the National Basketball Association for a chance to earn a living in the NBA League.
7 Feb 2021
Young basketball player Nkwain Kennedy from Bamenda, a town afflicted by the years-long conflict in Cameroon, has a dream to play in the NBA. His complex outdoor training was filmed on Tuesday.
5 May 2021
Nigeria's representative at the inaugural Basketball African League, Rivers Hoopers have departed Nigeria for Rwanda on Monday in preparation for the tournament which begins from the 16th of May in Kigali Rwanda.
14 Jul 2021
Nigeria's basketball team honoured the late Sound Sultan in their friendly game against Australia early Wednesday morning.
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The launch of another North Korean ballistic missile comes as South Korean and US forces conduct an 11-day joint military drill called "Freedom Shield 23."
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At least 14 people were killed and many more trapped under rubble following a strong quake. The epicenter was about 80 kilometers south of Guayaquil, the second largest city in Ecuador.
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Rapper Rick Ross has become embroiled in a dispute with a neighbour after his pet buffaloes escaped from their paddock at his estate in Georgia and started roaming around the neighbourhood.
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India and Pakistan traditionally have hostile relations, but there is hope on one front, at least. In order to enable the Sikhs from India to make a pilgrimage to one of their holiest shrines, a "peace corridor" has been opened between the two countries.
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The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published a landmark report on climate change. Prepared by hundreds of world's top scientists, it lays out the impact of global warming so far, as well as the tools available to prevent climate catastrophe. The report says today's record heat will be ordinary in a generation's time. Meanwhile, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has denounced a "betrayal" by world leaders for failing to act on climate change. FRANCE 24's Science Editor Shirli Sitbon gives us her analysis.