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2014-10-06 23:00:33

When the USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team captured the 2014 FIBA World Championship title in Istanbul yesterday, they did so on the championship Connor Sports® hardwood basketball

2011-09-11 07:00:00

PowerGame used as flooring for FIBA 3x3 World Championships Rimini, Italy (PRWEB) September 11, 2011 Sport Court® has been selected as the playing

2010-09-21 12:34:00

PARIS, September 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- French professional basketball player Tony Parker is joining the high profile Tissot ambassador team. This appointment adds a further highlight to the brand's passion for the fast-paced, precision-dependent sport.

2006-08-30 05:52:35

SAITAMA, Japan (Reuters) - The final three berths for the men's basketball tournament at the 2008 Beijing Olympics will be determined by a new event that will include 12 teams, basketball's governing body FIBA said on Wednesday.

Latest International Basketball Federation Reference Libraries

2010-12-01 22:22:27

Basketball, a team sport, is a game where two teams of five try to score by shooting a ball through the top of a hoop. It is one of the most popular sports in the world. The hoop is 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard. Field goals score two points or three points if they score outside of the three-point line. The winner is the team with the most points at the end of the game; if there is a tie then the game goes into overtime. If any rules are broken they are...

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  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
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