Russia and Belarus suspended from participating in the World Basketball Championship



International Basketball Federation (FIBA ) suspended the teams of Russia and Belarus from participating in the competitions of the world championships, which are held under its auspices. About that said on the federation’s website transmits RBC.

Male Russian team will not be able to continue participating in the 2023 World Cup qualifiers. The Russians take first place in Group H with teams from Italy, Iceland and the Netherlands, with three wins in three matches. Now the team’s results have been cancelled.

The women’s national team has been banned from participating in the 2022 World Cup, which will be held at the end of September in Australia. During the tournament, he will be replaced by the Puerto Rico team.

Additionally, FIBA ​​has suspended Russian participation in the Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball World Championships.

FIBA has also extended the ban on holding competitions under its auspices in Russia and Belarus, which was introduced on March 1.

Source: delfi

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