International Basketball

Hijab ban overturned: Why FIBA’s new decision affects more than just Muslim athletes

By Adele Jackson-Gibson May 4, 2017

On Thursday, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) made a groundbreaking announcement: The world's governing body for the sport would no longer restrict headgear during FIBA-sanctioned…

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…

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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…

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