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US lawmakers to FIBA: End discriminatory policy against Sikhs

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 09:17

A bipartisan group of 20 influential American lawmakers has asked the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against Sikh players who wear turbans, an article of faith.

US basketball team cancels Senegal trip over Ebola fears

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 08:22

USA Basketball has canceled the team`s trip to Senegal because of concerns over the deadly Ebola outbreak, the federation chairman told ESPN.com on Friday.

Spurs hire league`s first full-time female assistant coach

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 09:48

The reigning National Basketball Association champion San Antonio Spurs named long-time WNBA star Becky Hammon as the first full-time female assistant coach in league history on Tuesday.

Becky Hammon joins Spurs, becomes NBA`s first female coach

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 00:31

NBA champions San Antonio Spurs announced on Tuesday that Becky Hammon had been hired as an assistant coach to Gregg Popovich.

Kendall Jenner `flirts` with basketball player

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 08:05

Kendall Jenner was reportedly seen "flirting" with basketball star Chandler Parsons during a meal with her sister Kylie and friends.

John Wall in, Blake Griffin out of US World Cup basketball training camp

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:04

NBA All-Star guard John Wall was added Friday to the US squad for a pre-World Cup training camp while Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Lakers withdrew from 2014 national team duty.

Akal Takht Jathedar terms turban incident shameful

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:59

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh on Thursday said that it was extremely shameful that two Sikh players were asked to remove their turbans on the basketball court in China.

GoI seeks report from BFI over `turban row`, asks IOC to issue guidelines

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:14

After two `Sikh` players from the Indian basketball team were asked to play without their turbans during the recently concluded Asia Cup in China, the Minister of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has issued a statement expressing shock and has sought a detailed report from the Basketball Federation of India (BFI).

Two Sikh players forced to remove turbans during Basketball Asia Cup

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:10

Two Indian `Sikh` players were forced to remove turbans during the fifth edition of Fédération Internationale de Basketball (FIBA) Asia Cup, in China.

India swamp Singapore to finish 7th in Asia Cup Basketball

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 18:49

India ended their campaign in the 5th FIBA Asia Cup Basketball at Wuhan, China Saturday by swamping Singapore 85-36 to finish seventh in the tournament.

Parker expects Duncan to return

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 23:36

San Antonio point guard Tony Parker believes Tim Duncan and the rest of his Spurs teammates will be back next season to seek an NBA championship repeat.

San Antonio Spurs beat Miami Heat to clinch NBA title

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 12:13

The San Antonio Spurs delivered a decisive end to LeBron James` two-year reign atop the basketball world by routing the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday to win the NBA Finals four games to one.