basketball

Bangladesh finish third

Hosts Bangladesh had to be content with a third-place finish in the South Asian zone qualifiers of the Dhaka Bank FIBA U-18 Asian Championship

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Basketball crying for a home

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world. Some of the biggest names and highest earners in the sporting world are basketball players. It is an Olympic sport, represented in two disciplines for both men and women.

July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018

Bangladesh finish third

Hosts Bangladesh had to be content with a third-place finish in the South Asian zone qualifiers of the Dhaka Bank FIBA U-18 Asian Championship

May 4, 2017
May 4, 2017

Basketball body lifts 'hijab ban' during games

Basketball chiefs reversed a controversial ban on professional players wearing headgear Thursday after fierce criticism that the rule undermined diversity by disallowing religious coverings like the Muslim hijab.

March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017

Gladiators vs Gregarious in final

Dhaka Gladiators maintained their unbeaten run in the UniMed UniHealth Premier Division Basketball League after handing a 99-54 point defeat to Flame Boys in the penultimate round at the Dhanmondi Indoor Basketball Gymnasium yesterday.

March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017

Gregarious keep going

The Gregarious notched up a massive 94-29 win over Bakshi Bazar in the UniMed and UniHealth Premier Division Basketball League at the Dhanmondi Basketball Gymnasium yesterday.

March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017

Premier division basketball

The Gregarious, The Greggs Club and Eagles Club won their respective matches of the Unimed Unihealth Premier Division Basketball League at the Dhanmdoni Indoor Basketball Gymnasium yesterday.

March 13, 2017
March 13, 2017

Gregarious, Greggs notch victories

The Greggs Club and The Gregarious Club notched victories in the Unimed Unihealth Premier Division Basketball League yesterday.

February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017

NBA legend Yao Ming named Chinese basketball chief

NBA Hall of Famer Yao Ming called for "urgent" reform and said he was facing a multitude of problems as he was elected president of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) on Thursday.

February 22, 2017
February 22, 2017

Magic named Lakers' president of basketball operations

Magic Johnson was named the president of basketball operations for the struggling Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday as one of the NBA's most storied franchises undergoes a major shakeup to the their front office.

January 27, 2017
January 27, 2017

Gladiators thump Greggs

Dhaka Gladiators made a flying start to the Federation Cup Basketball tournament with a massive 98-25 win over The Greggs Club in the opening match at the Dhanmondi Basketball Gymnasium yesterday.