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  • US lawmakers disappointed over FIBA decision on Sikh players 3 days ago

    Washington: Two leading US lawmakers have expressed disappointment over the decision of FIBA to continue with its policy to ban players from wearing headgears in international matches, even though it allowed them to sport religious headgear as part of a "trial period" for two years. "We are deeply disappointed with the...
  • End ban on Sikh basketball players with turbans: US lawmakers August 19, 2014

    Washington: A coalition of US lawmakers on Tuesday urged the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans, an important article of their faith. In a letter to FIBA president Yvan Mainini, 21 Congress members led by Democrat Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American...
  • Sikh players of India's basketball team forced to play without turbans July 23, 2014

    At the Asia Cup in China, Amritpal and Amjyot were forced to take off their turbans as FIBA rules don't permit any headgear. ...
  • Kim Kardashian and Kris Humpries divorce April 20, 2013

    Los Angeles: A judge has decided to dissolve the 72-day-old marriage of Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and Basketball player Kris Humphries. The divorce case will be finalized once the papers are prepared and signed by officials, reported Ace Showbiz. The verdict of the court was declared yesterday while the formalities of...
  • Sharapova says her engagement to Vujacic is off September 1, 2012

    New York: Forget about Maria Sharapova's tennis, which is going quite well at the moment. She dropped a bit of off-court news at the US Open on Friday, saying she's no longer engaged to professional basketball player Sasha Vujacic. At her postmatch news conference following a 6-1, 6-1 victory over NCAA...