Young basketball players head to USA on scholarship


New Delhi: Eight young Indian hoopsters will leave for USA tomorrow to under go a programme at the IMG Academies in Bradenton, Florida.

The hoopsters, all aged between 14-15, have been chosen by IMG-Reliance and Basketball Federation of India (BFI) to go to IMG Academies to continue their education on full scholarship as student-athletes,” a BFI release said.

“The youngsters will board their flight to USA at midnight on September 17th along with other Indian youngsters chosen for a scholarship by IMG-Reliance in sports such as football and tennis,” it added.

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