India begin SABA campaign with win over Nepal
India begin SABA campaign with win over Nepal

The Indian men's basketball team steamrolled past Himalayan neighbours Nepal 90-37 in their opening game of the South Asian Basketball Association Championship (SABA) here on Friday.

Woman, lover end life in periphery of Golden Temple

A 20-year-old woman and her lover allegedly committed suicide in the periphery of the Golden Temple here by consuming some poisonous substance this evening, police said.

Amjyot, Amritpal to play in Japanese basketball league
Amjyot, Amritpal to play in Japanese basketball league

 In a historic first for Indian basketball, Amjyot Singh and Amritpal Singh have been selected to represent Hyogo Impulse team in the Japan's BJ Challenge Summer League for three months, it was announced on Tuesday.

Indian Weightlifting Federation provisionally suspends 21 weightlifters in doping scandal
Indian Weightlifting Federation provisionally suspends 21 weightlifters in doping scandal

In what could be termed as one of the biggest doping scandals in recent years, as many as 21 weightlifters have been provisionally suspended by the Indian Weightlifting Federation after testing positive for banned substances.

I don't endorse the headgear ban, says NBA legend Bruce Bowen
I don't endorse the headgear ban, says NBA legend Bruce Bowen

 As Sikh and Muslim basketball players around the world hope to get the headgear ban overturned, NBA legend Bruce Bowen has backed their demands and insisted that the game is not here to create any religious strife.

New FIBA move a boost to Indian Sikh players: BFI
New FIBA move a boost to Indian Sikh players: BFI

Welcoming the new move by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to allow Sikh players to wear head coverings for a two-year test period, the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) on Wednesday said that it is sure the temporary ruling will soon become permanent.

Students protest against FIBA over turban ban issue
Students protest against FIBA over turban ban issue

Students of Kalgidhar Society, alongwith India's U-18 basketball player Anmol Singh, has sent out a strong message to FIBA by playing a local match here with their turbans on, protesting against the discrimination meted out to Sikh players during Asian Championship in China.

Sikh cagers should have rebelled: Bishan Bedi on turban row

Furious at the recent incident of India`s Sikh basketball players being asked to remove turbans at the Asia Cup in China, former cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi today said the cagers should have walked out of the match instead of complying with the diktat.

Sikh cagers should have rebelled: Bishan Bedi on turban row

Furious at the recent incident of India`s Sikh basketball players being asked to remove turbans at the Asia Cup in China, former cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Saturday said the cagers should have walked out of the match instead of complying with the diktat.

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

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

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

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.

Defending champs Uttarakhand in national basketball quarters

Defending champions joined Group A leaders Tamil Nadu in the quarter-finals thanks to a 79-67 win over Chhattisgarh in the 64th National Basketball Championship being held at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex here Sunday.

Uttarakhand men, Indian Rlys women start with a win

Defending Champions Uttarakhand men and Indian Railways women started their campaign on a winning note by getting the better of their respective opponents in the 64th National Basketball Championship here on Wednesday.

ONGC, Punjab post convincing wins at basketball tournament

ONGC and Punjab won by good margins and virtually assured themselves a spot in semi-finals in the 28th Ramu Memorial Basketball Tournament here on Wednesday.

All India Basketball Tournament: Punjab, IOB men make winning start

Punjab opened their campaign in the 28th Ramu Memorial All India Basketball Tournament with a rather easy 76-71 victory over Karnataka at the Indian Gymkhana court on Monday.