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  • Skin-toned sleeves allow Shafir to play for Israel

    June 20, 2011 | 10:04 am

    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...

  • Shafir leaves for Eurobasket tourney with shooter sleeve

    June 16, 2011 | 10:13 am

    Orthodox Jewish women’s basketball player Naama Shafir accompanied the Israel national team to Poland for the Eurobasket tournament.

    FIBA Europe—the Munich-based organization that governs basketball in Europe – had denied a request by the Israeli squad for Shafir to wear a T-shirt...