International Basketball

Basketball’s governing body approves the use of religious headgear

By Nick Forrester May 4, 2017

Basketball's governing body, FIBA, has passed a new rule that will allow basketball players to wear headgear that complies with…

WATCH: Breanna Stewart launches complete docu-series on life in China

By Adele Jackson-Gibson Feb 17, 2017

On Friday, Seattle Storm center Breanna Stewart released her new docu-series, “Breanna Stewart Takes on China,” chronicling her journey from last October to this…

WATCH: Short film ‘FIBA Allow Hijab’ on Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir and the right to play

By Meg Linehan Jan 26, 2017

On Thursday, a new short film chronicling the journey of basketball player Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir was released by Pixela Pictura, Uninterrupted, Great…

Breanna Stewart among athletes to sign open letter to FIBA about its hijab ban

By Kayla Lombardo Jan 25, 2017

Olympic gold medal–winning basketball player Breanna Stewart was one of over 30 athletes to sign an open letter to the International Basketball…

Louisiana Tech’s 1982 national championship team finally gets its rings

By Celia Balf Jan 23, 2017

National championships have a long history of producing impressive rings that athletes sport after victory. The University of Connecticut women’s basketball…

WNBA players say they may leave Turkish league early due to safety concerns

By Adele Jackson-Gibson Jan 5, 2017

Some WNBA players who are spending their offseason playing oversees in the 14-team Turkey League say they may leave the country before the European season…

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