FIBA excludes Russia from Olympic qualifying tournament

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has announced this Tuesday that the Russian men’s team will not be able to take part in the Olympic qualifying tournaments for Paris 2024, which will be played from August 12 to 20.

"Following the IOC recommendations on the participation of athletes with Russian or Belarusian passports in international competitions published on March 28, the FIBA ​​Executive Committee has decided not to allow the entry of the Russian men’s national team in the FIBA ​​2023 Olympic Qualifying Tournaments."reports on its website.

Bulgaria, as the next highest ranked European team, will be the last team to participate in the FIBA ​​Olympic Qualifying.

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