South African Basketball Federation is expelled from the International Amateur Basketball Federation (FIBA) in protest against

Tuesday, 15 July 1980

South African Basketball Federation is expelled from the International Amateur Basketball Federation (FIBA) in protest against racial policies of South Africa. The vote was 49 to 2, with 10 abstentions. South Africa had been suspended in 1977.

References:
• Chronological Review of Developments Concerning Sports and Apartheid. SAHO

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