• FIBA Leader Patrick Baumann Dies at 51

    1 month ago - By SportsTravel

    Patrick Baumann , the secretary general of the International Basketball Federation and a leading figure with the International Olympic Committee, has died at age 51. Baumann suffered a heart attack while attending the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    In addition to leading FIBA since 2002, Baumann was a member of the IOC and played a significant role leading the evaluation commission that recommended Paris host the 2024 Olympic Summer Games and Los Angeles host the 2028 event. He also championed the 3×3 version of basketball with hopes it would become an Olympic event.
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