FIBA Bans Brazil’s CBB from International Basketball

Basketball’s major international governing body, FIBA, has suspended Brazil’s basketball league (CBB) from international competitions for several longstanding issues.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Distressing news for Brazilian basketball fans as on Monday, November 14th, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) released a statement indicating it has suspended Brazil’s Confederação Brasileira de Basketball (CBB) from participating in any FIBA-sanctioned international events, which would include the Olympics and the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

FIBA, basketball’s international governing body composed of over two hundred basketball federations around the world, said its executive . . .

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