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Jr. NBA Europe and Middle East Elite Camp begins in Italy

The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that a four-day Jr. NBA Europe and Middle East Elite Camp will be held at Stella Azzurra in Rome, Italy from Wednesday, May 4 – Saturday, May 7.

The Jr. NBA EME Elite Camp will feature 60 boys and girls ages 13-14 from 25 countries across Europe and the Middle East where Jr. NBA programs currently operate, and will focus on positional skill development, shooting, and skills competitions, culminating with three-on-three and five-on-five competition.

The camp will be conducted by NBA Basketball Operations staff and coaches from Jr. NBA leagues in Europe and the Middle East.  Former NBA and WNBA players and NBA Europe Ambassadors Anastasia Kostaki (Greece), Zaza Pachulia (Georgia), Vladimir Radmanović (Montenegro) and Ronny Turiaf (France) and former NBA head coach Ryan Saunders will also attend and coach the youth players.  Saunders will also lead an NBA Coaching Clinic for the

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Sport-Hockey joins raft of sports reviewing transgender policy

June 22 (Reuters)The International Hockey Federation (IHF) has joined a raft of governing bodies reviewing their plan on the involvement of transgender athletes in women’s activity adhering to last weekend’s ruling by swimming’s leading human body FINA.

On Sunday, FINA voted to ban any individual who has been via male puberty from elite women’s competitions and to produce a doing work group to set up an “open up” group for transgender swimmers in some gatherings as part of its new plan.

“We are conducting a evaluation of our transgender policy and this is a present get the job done in progress in session with the(Worldwide Olympic Committee),” a spokesperson for the IHF told Reuters on Wednesday.

World Athletics, soccer’s governing physique FIFA and Entire world Netball are reviewing their transgender inclusion policies just after FINA’s verdict, the strictest by any Olympic athletics human body.

Rugby league banned transgender

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What it means for UW men’s basketball that Seattle’s three NBA first-rounders played elsewhere

Twitter is not genuine daily life. I get any probability I can to emphasize that. It represents a portion of the inhabitants, usually benefits extraordinary thoughts, and distorts actuality to the position that individuals erroneously assume a vocal minority is speaking for the huge majority. 

But each and every now and then, the web page delivers a telling glimpse into people’s minds that we would not if not uncover. I consider it took place before in the 7 days. 

Right after Thursday night’s NBA draft, when Seattleites Paolo Banchero, Tari Eason and MarJon Beauchamp were being just about every chosen in the initial spherical, area sports activities-radio host Dave “Softy” Mahler tweeted his frustration about the Huskies’ incapability to land any of them. 

“Great that all these dudes from Seattle are receiving drafted,” Mahler explained. “But blows that UW just cannot consider benefit of the expertise below.” 

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What’s Happening in Sports: June 25, 2022

2015: Kentucky C Karl-Anthony Towns was selected 1st general by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA Draft. D-Lo went 2nd to the Lakers, the Knicks have been booed when they drafted future All-Star PF Kristaps Porzingis, and the Suns received the steal of the draft with SG Devin Booker 13th overall 

2009: Los Angeles Clippers chosen Oklahoma PF Blake Griffin with the 1st total decide in the NBA Draft. Long run All-Stars James Harden(3rd), Steph Curry (7th), and DeMar DeRozan (9th) have been also picked in the top-10

1999: San Antonio Spurs defeated the Knicks in NBA Finals Activity 5 driving Finals MVP Tim Duncan’s 27.4 PPG and 14 RPG to develop into the incredibly 1st previous ABA franchise to win an NBA Championship

1998: Chicago Cubs OF Sammy Sosa broke the MLB file for the most HR strike by a player about a

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