Sanctions & Anti-Doping Violations

Sanctions taken by FIBA can be the result of:

  • Disciplinary proceedings as a result of anti-doping rule violations;
  • A failure to honour a BAT award; and,
  • Disciplinary proceedings as a result of other conduct

Under each tab are the sanctions that have been imposed by FIBA. FIBA only publishes sanctions related to suspensions from participation in Official Games, Ban on international transfers or registration of new players, Ban on international competitions or suspensions from carrying out official functions. No other type of sanctions (e.g. financial penalties, warnings, reprimands, provisional suspensions) are listed.

Anti-Doping
  • Player Nationality Substance Decision Expiration of suspension
    Abiodun Oluwaseun ADEGOKE USA Carboxy-THC 1 year suspension 28 February 2022
    Lucas TISCHER Brazil stanozolol 4 years suspension 28 March 2022
    Vukota PAVIC Montenegro Drostanolone 2 years suspension (6 months suspended) 25 April 2022
    Narlyn Tathiana MOSQUERA Colombia Oxandandrolone & stanozolol forty two months suspension 16 June 2024

    * FIBA Anti-Doping activities target compliance with Book 4 of FIBA Internal regulations. The above table lists only sanctions imposed and currently in force in cases where FIBA acted as a Results Management Authority. FIBA does not lists sanctions imposed by other anti-doping organizations.

  • In accordance with Article 3-344 of the FIBA Internal Regulations (version of March 2021), the following clubs, players, agents and coaches have been sanctioned by FIBA for their failure to honour an award of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal:

    Clubs banned from registration of new players [for exception see article 3-107 of the FIBA Internal Regulations]
    Country Club Name Men/Women Date of (first) sanction # of bans in place
    Angola Clube Recreativo e Desportivo do Libolo Men 22 Nov 2016 2 bans in place
    Argentina Club Atletico San Lorenzo de Almagro Men 4 Jan 2021 5 bans in place
    Brazil Unitri Universo Uberlandia BC Men 2 Nov 2011 1 ban in place

    Bosnia & Herzegovina

    Hrvatski Kosarkaski Klub Zrinjski Mostar

    Men 5 Aug 2020 2 bans in place

    China

    Shanxi Xingrui Pro Basketball Club

    Women 3 Aug 2021 1 ban in place

    Croatia

    KK Cibona

    Men 15 Oct 21 3 bans in place
    Greece AEK Athens Men 13 October 2021 12 bans in place
    Greece AC Ippokratis Kos Women 24 Feb 2016 1 ban in place
    Greece K.A.E. Panionios BC Men 17 Feb 2020 2 bans in place
    Greece BC Athlitikos Omilos Paleo Faliro Women 7 Dec 2012 1 ban in place
    Greece Maroussi B.C. Men 4 Nov 2011 1 ban in place
    Greece Olympia Larisa BC Men 4 Nov 2010 1 ban in place
    Greece AEP Olimpias Patron Men 18 May 2010 2 bans in place
    Hungary Szeviep-Szeged Kosarlabda Sport Kft. Women 17 May 2011 1 ban in place
    Iran Mahan Sepahan Club Men 3 Nov 2014 2 bans in place
    Iran Shardary Tabriz Basketball Team Men 14 Mar 2018 1 ban in place
    Iraq Nift Al-Janoub (South Oil Iraqi Club)// Nift Al-Basra 
    Men 3 May 2021 1 ban in place
    Israel Elitzur Ashkelon Men 24 Feb 2016 1 ban in place
    Israel Elitzur Ramla BC Women 23 Apr 2015 5 bans in place
    Italy La Spezia Srlssd (A.S. Virtus Basket Spezia) Men 6 Apr 2016 1 ban in place
    Italy Auxilium Pallacanestro Torino Men 21 Dec 2018 1 ban in place
    Italy S.S. Sutor Srl Men 4 Jun 2014 4 bans in place
    Italy ASD Napoli Basket Vomero Women 31 Jan 2011 1 ban in place
    Italy S.S. Basket Napoli s.r.l Men 4 Dec 2008 1 ban in place
    Italy Dike Basketball Napoli SSD ARL Women 13 Nov 2018 1 ban in place
    Italy Scandone Avellino spa Men 4 Aug 2020 2 bans in place
    Italy Basket Juvecaserta s.r.l./ Sporting Club Juvecaserta Men 8 Jun 2018 3 bans in place
    Lebanon Tadamon Zouk Club Men 9 Mar 2018 1 ban in place
    Lebanon Sagesse Club Beirut Men 23 Dec 2019 3 bans in place
    Lebanon Ettihad Club Mayrouba Men 25 May 2018 2 bans in place
    Lebanon Homenetmen BC Men 13 Jan 2020 2 bans in place
    Lebanon Byblos Sporting Group Men 2 Mar 2020 1 ban in place
    Morocco Chabab Rif Al-Hoceima Men 11 May 2018 1 ban in place
    Morocco Wydad Athletic Club Men 25 Jun 2019 1 ban in place
    Mexico Halcones de Xalapa A.C. Men 27 Feb 2015 2 bans in place
    Poland Słupskie Towarzystwo Koszykówki Sportowa (BC Czarni Slupsk) Men 12 Jan 2018 2 bans in place
    Poland Koszykarski Klub Sportowy Turow Zgorzelec S.A./ Klub Sportowy Turów SA Men 2 Nov 2018 1 ban in place
    Poland BC Grono Sportowa Spolka Akcyjna (Zielona Gora) Men 1 Sep 2021 1 ban in place
    Puerto Rico Guaynabo Mets Basketball Club Inc Men 2 Feb 2016 1 ban in place
    Romania

    CSM Targoviste Women 17 Apr 2014 1 ban in place
    Romania CS Nova Vita Targu Mures Women 7 Jul 2016 2 bans in place
    Romania Basketball Club CS Otopeni Men 31 Oct 2011 1 ban in place
    Russia BC Krasny Octyabr Men 7 Jul 2016 2 bans in place
    Russia BC Krasnye Krylya Samara Men 2 Jun 2015 3 bans in place
    Russia Ural Great Professional Basketball Club Men 10 Oct 2009 4 bans in place
    Russia Men's Basketball Club Dynamo Moscow Men 8 May 2019 1 ban
    Russia BC Spartak Saint Petersburg Men 27 Oct 2020 1 ban in place
    Serbia KK Radnicki Kragujevac Men 4 Mar 2014 3 bans in place
    Serbia KK Vojvodina Srbijagas Men 31 May 2010 1 ban in place
    Serbia BC Partizan Men 15 oct 2021 2 bans in place
    Spain Club Baloncesto Conquero Women 3 Oct 2016 1 ban in place
    Spain Club Baloncesto Valladolid SAD Men 9 Apr 2014 1 ban in place
    Spain

    Club C.B. Club Atapuerca

    Men 31 Oct 2011 1 ban in place
    Spain Club Baloncesto Granada SAD Men 19 Jul 2011 2 bans in place
    Spain Basketball Club Menorca Basquet SAD Men 31 Mar 2011 1 ban in place
    Turkey Adana Aski Women 3 Apr 2018 4 bans in place
    Turkey Karsiyaka Spor Kulubu Dernegi Men 6 December 2021 2 bans in place
    Turkey Birevim Elazig Il Özel Idare Spor Kulübü Dernegi

     Men

     15 Oct 21

     1 ban in place

    Turkey Bandirma Basketbol Ihtisas Kulübü (Banvit) Men 17 Mar 2021 1 ban in place
    Turkey Adana Basketbol Kulübü Denergi Women 20 Oct 2020 2 bans in place
    Turkey Torku Konyaspor Basketbol Kulübü Men 23 Feb. 2016 3 bans in place
    Turkey Selcuk Universitesi Sport Kulübü Men 17 April 2015 1 ban in place
    Turkey Sakarya Büyüksehir Belediye Basketbol Spor Kulübü Men 28 Jan 2019 1 ban in place
    Turkey BC Aliaga Petkim Men 30 Aug 2014 2 bans in place
    Turkey Antalya Buyuksehir Spor Kulübü Dernegi Men 4 Oct 2010 2 bans in place
    Turkey Samsun Basketbol Kulübü Women 11 Feb 2013 3 bans in place
    Turkey

    Best Balikesir Basketball Kulübü

    Men 26 Jul 2017 1 ban in place
    Turkey

    Trabzonspor Basketball Kulübü Dernegi

    Men 12 Dec 2017 13 bans in place
    Turkey

    Mugla Ormanspor Kulübü

    Men 30 Jan 2018 1 ban in place
    Turkey

    Eskisehir Basket Spor

    Men 30 Jan 2018 2 bans in place
    Turkey

    Edirne Bld Edirnespor

    Women 28 Feb 2018 1 ban in place
    Turkey

    Usak Sportif SK

    Men 23 Apr 2018 1 ban in place
    Turkey

    Sakarya Buyuksehir Belediye Basketbol Spor Kulübü

    Men 6 Jun 2019 1 ban in place
    Turkey

    Yesilgiresun Belediye SK

    Men 25 May 2018 4 bans in place
    Turkey

    Canik Belediye Spor Kulübü / Samsun Basketbol Ihtisas Spor Kulubu Dernegi

    Women 16 Dec 2019

    2 bans in place

    Turkey

    Hatay Büyüksehir Belediyesi Spor Kulübü

    men 31 Mar 2021

    1 ban in place

    Ukraine BC Kryvbasbasket Men 16 May 2014 2 bans in place
    Ukraine BC Dnipro Azot Men 12 Nov 2014 1 ban in place
    Ukraine Azovmash Mariupol Basketball Club Men 29 Mar 2017 1 ban in place
    Venezuela Club Marinos de Anzoátegui BBC Men 8 Aug 2021 1 ban in place
    Clubs banned from participation in international club competitions:
    Country Club Name Men/Women Date of (first) sanction # of bans in place
    Argentina San Lorenzo de Almagro Men 10 Jun 2021 5 bans in place
    Player banned from participation in international competitions:
    Country Player's Name Men/Women
    Cuba Howard Powell Sant-Roos Olano Men
    Players currently banned from international transfer:
    Country Player's Name Men/Women
    USA Adrian Glenn ABRAMS Men
    USA Jermaine Love Men
    USA Erlana Larkins Women
    USA/NIG Michael James Efevberha Men
    Lithuania Linas Lekavicius Men
    Cuba Howard Powell Sant-Roos Olano Men
    USA Mr. Lamont Da’Sean Jones Men
    USA Ricky LaFredrick Tarrant JR Men

     

  • Disciplinary proceedings are conducted in accordance with Chapter 6, Book 1 of the FIBA Internal Regulations.