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USA is the BasketBall World Cup Champion for the first time since 16 years

The United States of America beat Turkey 81-64 to win the 2010 FIBA World Championship.
The result ended a 16-year wait for the USA, who had not won this tournament since 1994.

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Lebanon wins the Stankovic Cup!

El Khatib had 21 points, in an incredible 62% record in field attempts. The Champville guard, playing his first international tournament after a return from injury, also collected six rebounds, and effected a game-high five assists.

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Fadi to the fore as Lebanon ward off Qatar rally in Overtime

Hosts Lebanon relied more on their steely resolve to win on home court and the proficiency of Fadi El Khatib to defeat GCC champions Qatar 77-74 in Overtime and bring the curtain down on the Preliminary Round of the competition maintaining their unbeaten status after four games.

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Lebanon down Jordan in battle of Turkey-bound

Hosts Lebanon and Jordan fought a protracted battle of FIBA Asia teams bound for the 2010 FIBA World Championship before the former prevailed by the skin of their teeth in front of a packed and partisan crowd on Tuesday.

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Syria forfeit game against Lebanon

Syria refused to take to the court for their Group B game against hosts Lebanon on Monday and thus forfeited the game.
A win by 20-0 score will be awarded to Lebanon..

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Khatib skeptical about participation in FIBA World Championships

Lebanon’s talismanic basketball player Fadi al-Khatib admitted Wednesday that he was unlikely to appear at the FIBA World Championships in Turkey next month due to a lack of match fitness.

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Lebanon opens Stankovic Cup with easy victory over Philippines

Lebanon got off to a winning start in its much anticipated first game of The Stankovic Cup beating the Philippines 74-59 at the Ghazir Stadium on Saturday.

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Stankovic Cup: Lebanon win test series against Japan

Lebanon overcame Japan 2-1 in the exhibition series. Lebanon opened the series with an overtime 92:87 victory in Aichi. Jackson Vroman (208-C/F-81, college: Iowa St.) stepped up with 28 points and 14 rebounds to pace the visitors. Ghaleb Rida (190-G-81) contributed 22 points in the winning effort. Hiroyuki Kinoshita (178-G-80) answered with 16 points for [...]

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