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Skin-toned sleeves allow Shafir to play for Israel


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/sports/article/skin-toned_sleeves_allow_shafir_to_play_for_israel_20110620

Israeli hoopster Naama Shafir competed in the European women's championship wearing skin-toned elastic sleeves. The compromise between the Israeli national team and FIBA Europe, the Munich-based organization that governs basketball in Europe, came after FIBA refused to allow Shafir to play in the EuroBasket tournament with a T-shirt under her jersey, for reasons of modesty, since FIBA regulations state that all players must wear the same uniform.

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