3×3 basketball will be played at the Olympics

3×3 basketball will be played at the Olympics

The International Olympic Committee decided, on Friday, June 9th, to introduce 3×3 basketball into the Olympic programme, starting with 2020, in Tokyo. The only team sport that saw Romania win a medal at the last two European Championships (men’s contest and then women’s) was set on track towards the Olympic roster by a Romanian team, namely Sport Arena Streetball. The Romanian organizers set up the first 3×3 showcase tournament for the IOC in Bucharest, in 2013, and ever since has supported the campaign “from the streets to the Olympics”. Patrick…

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