Talented Sikh Basketball Player from Australia Among the Best

Talented Sikh basketball comes to the USA to play in a tournament from Australia. Sukhman Bhinder is one of the best true point guards in the Class of 2015 in Australia. Bhinder dominated for the AUSA Hoops team in the Elite Academic Showcase, The Chicago Hoops Summer Challenge and the NY2LA Summer Jam. He matched […]

2 “Sikh” Players Cause Embarrassment to Sikh Community at Asian Games

Before the withdrawal of the Qatari women’s team from the Asian Games basketball event due to a ban on headgear during matches, two Sikh players of the Indian men’s team faced a similar predicament. Captain Amritpal Singh and Amjyot Singh had to remove their turbans (‘patkas’) to play at the Asia Cup in July, when […]

Sikh Basketball Players Respond to FIBA New Rule For Turbans

Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) — Two US lawmakers and Sikh community bodies have expressed disappointment over International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) decision to allow athletes to wear religious headgear, such as patkas, only as part of a “trial period”. “We are deeply disappointed with FIBA. It shouldn’t take two years to make what should be a […]