Basketball: Italy take knee in Olympic qualifier

National team show support for BLM before Puerto Rico game

(ANSA) - ROME, JUL 1 - Italy's basketball team have decided to take the knee to show their opposition to racism and their support for the Black Lives Matter movement at the Olympic qualifying tournament in Belgrade and started out by doing so before their first game against Puerto Rico on Thursday.
    The Azzurri were meant to have played Senegal on Wednesday but the African team has been excluded because of several COVID-19 cases among players and staff. (ANSA).
   

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