Kagoshima team in cash crisis

/ Mar 4, 2017

Kagoshima team in cash crisis

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The Kagoshima Rebnise have been behind schedule on salary payments to players and team staff for the entire season, The Japan Times has learned.Interviews with former Rebnise players paint a broad picture of the team’s financial crisis. Last week, American forward Cyrus Tate, who ...

Apr 22, 2016

FIBA boss Baumann chosen as new SportAccord president

Swiss IOC member Patrick Baumann on Friday was elected president of SportAccord, an umbrella group of more than 90 Olympic and non-Olympic sports federations.Baumann, the secretary general of FIBA, basketball’s world governing body, defeated Russia’s Anna Arzhanova 55-25 in Friday’s vote. Arzhanova heads the ...

Japan helping rise of 3x3 basketball

Feb 28, 2016

Japan helping rise of 3x3 basketball

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Japan hasn’t really appeared on the global map in basketball’s conventional five-man game.But when it comes to the 3×3 game, which basketball governing body FIBA is keen to promote worldwide, Japan is playing significant role. FIBA has run the World Tour circuit, the club ...