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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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.
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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.
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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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Nigerian basketball is an Olympic medal candidate, with a team made up mainly of US-based players. But some question whether relying on the diaspora is a sustainable long-term model for basketball in the country.
25 Aug 2021
As captain of Afghanistan's wheelchair basketball team and a women's rights activist, Nilofar Bayat fled for her life when the Taliban took over, seeking safety in Spain where she hopes to soon be back on the court.
27 Aug 2021
When she was growing up in Australia's biggest city of Sydney, Liz Mills dreamt of one day becoming a professional basketball coach. Little did she know that she would end up having fame thrust upon her thousands of kilometres away in Africa, where she has made history as the first woman to coach a men's basketball team in a continental tournament.
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US gold medal Olympian Brittney Griner is on trial in Russia after police allegedly found cannabis vape canisters in her luggage. The basketball star said she had no intention of breaking the law.
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The court handed Griner a nine-year sentence after finding she committed the crime "deliberately," despite her pleas that it was an "honest mistake." The US has made Russia a prisoner swap offer for the basketball star.
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The suspension of visa services is the latest tit-for-tat move following the murder of an Sikh activist in Canada. India's foreign ministry has confirmed the move.
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Zelenskyy's visit comes as many conservative Republicans are growing skeptical of US aid to Ukraine. Kyiv has been heavily reliant on weapons assistance from the West as it staves off Russia's invasion.
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In Northern Ghana, a social enterprise provides school kits and raincoats made from plastic waste. The all-women group is keeping children in school while helping the environment.
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The public began to demand answers as to why Sammy Larry has been bullying Mohbad. According to the artist's close friends, it was not the first time. It was reported that Naira Marley, Zinolesky and Sam Larry moved out of the country immediately after Mohbad's death, drawing suspicion of foul play on his death.
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Protesters are demanding an end to fossil fuels as the UN warned that its 2015 sustainable development goals were not going to be met. The march comes just ahead of the UN General Assembly.