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24 teams confirmed for FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments

Beijing, Sep 19 (Xinhua) FIBA announced on Thursday all 24 participating teams at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments following the conclusion of FIBA Basketball World Cup and release of latest FIBA World Ranking.
Spain, France, Argentina, the United States, Australia, Nigeria, and Iran directly qualified for the 12-team Tokyo Olympic Games, joining the tournament's hosts Japan.
The remaining four spots will be decided through FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments featuring 24 sides in total, namely the 16 best-placed non-qualified teams from the FIBA World Cup and two highest-ranked teams from Europe, Africa, Americas, and Asia-Oceania respectively.
China, finishing 24th at the FIBA World Cup as the hosts are placed 27th on the FIBA World Ranking, thus earning a spot in Olympic qualifiers as one of two highest-ranked Asian teams.
24 participants of FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments are Angola, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Germany, Greece, Italy, South Korea, Lithuania, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Puerto Rico, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovenia, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Winners of each of the four FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, taking place from June 23-28, 2020, will round off the list of Tokyo Olympic Games participants.
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2022 FIFA World Cup Asian Round 2 qualifiers to be played by November

05 Jun 2020 | 10:00 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Jun 5 (Xinhua) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced on Friday that the remaining 2022 FIFA World Cup Round 2 Asian qualifying matches would be played in October and November after having been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Six U-19 China footballers suspended for drinking

05 Jun 2020 | 9:57 PM

Shanghai, Jun 5 (Xinhua) Six members of the Chinese men's U-19 national football team have been suspended for drinking and will be punished by the Chinese Football Association (CFA), head coach Cheng Yaodong confirmed here on Friday.

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Won't stop till we win trophy: Kabaddi star Naveen Kumar

05 Jun 2020 | 9:20 PM

New Delhi, Jun 5 (UNI) The young rising star Naveen Kumar, who plays for Dabang Delhi KC in Pro Kabaddi League, has said that he won't stop working hard till his team wins the trophy.

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Umar Akmal's appeal against 3-year ban to be taken on Jun 11: PCB

05 Jun 2020 | 8:50 PM

Islamabad, Jun 5 (UNI) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday announced that batsman Umar Akmal’s appeal against his three-year ban will be heard on June 11 by a former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd), Faqir Muhammad Khokhar as an independent adjudicator.

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ISL: Bengaluru FC sign Joe Zoherliana, Wungngayam Muirang

ISL: Bengaluru FC sign Joe Zoherliana, Wungngayam Muirang

05 Jun 2020 | 7:40 PM

Bengaluru, Jun 5 (UNI) Bengaluru FC on Friday announced the addition of two more new faces to
their squad in 21-year-olds Joe Zoherliana and Wungngayam Muirang.

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