Angola loses to Russia at London Olympics

Russia defeated Angola in the quarterfinals of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament with 80-65. Russia scored 25 points in the first quarter to take a 4-point lead. They held Angola to 5 points in the second term to ensure a 17-point halftime advantage. Russia and Angola traded baskets throughout the third quarter as Russia managed to […]

National mens cup: GPS, CRBDB clash in final

CRB Dar El Beida has qualified for the final of the mens national basketball cup after defeating CSM meet GS Petrolier who edged AB Skikda 104-65. The challenged is billed for tomorrow Friday July 6 in Algier.

First time still a charm despite defeat

First time still a charm despite defeat

LONDON – Hosts Great Britain didn’t clear their first hurdle at the Olympic Games when falling to Russia on Sunday but the defeat won’t spoil the memory of playing at an Olympics in front of the home fans for the first time. The Brits played hard for 40 minutes but lost to one of the best teams in international […]

Basketball Globalization

Basketball Globalization

International sports is currently going through a revolution and is in a transitional phase with many problems, conflicts of interests, and dilemma’s. Sports is as much about global economy and politics, as it is about sports itself. After all, sports is just a reflection of the real world around it.

Evolution of the Agent

Evolution of the Agent

In order to understand the sports agent’s role, it’s useful to look at the history of the sports agent and how this role has evolved along with professional sports. The sports agent has developed in three stages: 1. Legal Advisor — Legal advice on player agreements. At the beginning of professional sports, without globalization or […]

When the NBA dream becomes an obsession

When the NBA dream becomes an obsession

  It is natural for professional athletes to try to reach the highest goal. Basketball players are no different. But there is a fine line between having a realistic goal, a dream, and an obsession. There are two ways of making it to the NBA: a) Being drafted b) as a free agent) Many players […]

Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT)

Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT)

The Basketball Arbitral Tribunal provides services for the resolution of disputes between players, agents, and clubs through arbitration. Below are the main features of the Basketball BAT: True Arbitration under Swiss Law (seat of each arbitration is Geneva), Sole Arbitrator appointed by the BAT President, Simple procedure, English language only, Hearing of witnesses upon application […]

1 91 92 93