Disciplinary Sanctions

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 Anti-Doping Rule Violation Committed
    Justin BROWNLEE Philippines Carboxy-THC 3 months suspension 9 February 2024 Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers in an Athlete’s Sample - Article 2.1 FIBA ADR
    Narlyn Tathiana MOSQUERA Colombia Oxandandrolone & stanozolol 42 months suspension 16 June 2024 Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers in an Athlete’s Sample - Article 2.1 FIBA ADR
    Pierria Lee-Vaughntay HENRY Senegal/USA Prohibited Method 48 months suspension 13 January 2027 Use of a Prohibited Method - Article 2.2 FIBA ADR

    * 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 6 bans in place
    Bosnia and Herzegovina Omladinski Kosarkaski Klub "Spars 05" Men 11 June 2024 1 ban in place
    Brazil Unitri Universo Uberlandia BC Men 2 Nov 2011 1 ban in place

    Cyprus

    Apollon Limassol Basketball Ltd Men 16 Nov 2023 2 bans in place

    Cyprus

    Athlitiki Enosi Lemesou (AEL Limassol) Women 18 June 2024 1 ban in place

    Czech Republik

    BK Olomoucko Z.S. Men 28 May 2024 1 ban in place

    Egypt

    Zamalek SC Men 18 June 2024 1 ban in place
    Greece AEK Athens Men 27 March 24 4 bans in place
    Greece AC Ippokratis Kos Women 24 Feb 2016 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
    Hungary

    PINKK-Pécsi 424

    Women 14 Feb 2024 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
    Kosovo KB Golden Eagle Ylli Men 9 April 2024 2 bans in place
    Kowait Al Jahra Sports Club Men 18 June 2024 1 ban in place
    Lebanon Tadamon Zouk Club Men 9 Mar 2018 1 ban in place
    Lebanon Ettihad Club Mayrouba Men 6 May 2024 1 ban in place
    Montenegro BC Mornar Bar Men 21 Dec 2023 5 bans in place
    Morocco Chabab Rif Al-Hoceima Men 11 May 2018 1 ban in place
    Morocco AS Salé Men 22 Feb 2024 2 bans in place
    Mexico Halcones de Xalapa A.C. Men 27 Feb 2015 2 bans in place
    North Macedonia DSD KK Kumanovo 2009 AD Men 21 Dec 2023 1 ban in place
    North Macedonia KK MZT Skopje Aerodrom AD Skopje Men 9 April 2024 1 ban 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 Grono Sportowa Spolka Akcyjna (Zielona Gora) Men 8 April 2024 1 ban in place

     Poland

    MKS Dąbrowa Górnicza

    Men

    9 April 2024

     1 ban in place

    Puerto Rico Guaynabo Mets Basketball Club Inc Men 2 Feb 2016 1 ban in place
    Puerto Rico Club Explosivas De Moca
    Women 9 April 2024 1 ban in place
    Romania CS Nova Vita Targu Mures Women 7 Jul 2016 2 bans in place
    Romania Asociatia Baschet Club Mures// Clubul Sportiv Municipal Tîrgu Mureș
    Men 23 Feb 2023 1 ban 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
    Slovenia ZKD Jezica Women 22 Feb 2024 1 ban 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 Deportivo Clarinos de la Laguna

    Women 23 Feb 2023 2 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
    Tunisia Ezzahra Sport Men 15 May 2023 1 ban in place
    Tunisia Etoile Sportive du Sahel Men 18 June 2024 1 ban in place
    Turkey Karsiyaka Basketball Club Men 31 Oct 2023 8 bans in place

     Turkey

    Fetiye Belediyespor Kulubu Dernegi

     Men

     31 Oct 2022

     1 ban in place

    Turkey

    Izmit Belediyespor Genclik Kulübü Dernegi

    Women

    19 Sept 2023

    1 ban in place

    Turkey Afyon Belediyesi Genclik Ve Spor Kulübü Dernegi Men 30 May 2022 5 bans in place
    Turkey Adana Aski Women 3 Apr 2018 4 bans 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 2 bans in place
    Turkey BC Aliaga Petkim Men 30 Aug 2014 2 bans in place

     Turkey

    HATAY BÜYÜKŞEHİR BELEDİYESİ SPOR KULÜBÜ

     Women

     16 May 2024

     1 ban in place

    Turkey Antalya Buyuksehir Spor Kulübü Dernegi Men 4 Oct 2010 2 bans in place
    Turkey Antalya Toroslar Basketbol Spor Kulübü Women 16 May 2024 1 ban 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

    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

    Gaziantep Basketbol ve Spor A.S.

    Men 21 Dec 2023

    3 bans in place

    Turkey

    Ilkem Yapi Tarsus Spor Kulübü (Tarsus Belediyesi Spor Kulubu)

    Women 21 Dec 2023

    1 ban in place

    Turkey

    Mersin Yenişehir Belediyesi Çukurova Basketbol Kulübü

    Women 8 April 2024

    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
    Ukraine BC Budivelnyk Men 27 Sept 2023 4 bans 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
     
    Players banned from participation in international competitions (National Teams):
    Country Player's Name Men/Women
    USA Angel Lajuane McCoughtry  Woman
     
    Players banned from participation in international competitions (Club competitions):
    Country Player's Name Men/Women
    CAM Alexis Wangmene  Men
     
    Players currently banned from international transfer:
    Country Player's Name Men/Women
    USA

    Carlbe Lee Ervin II

    Men
    USA Adrian Glenn ABRAMS Men
    USA Erlana Larkins Women
    USA Angel Lajuane McCoughtry Women
    USA Kiefer Sykes Men
    Romania Tunde Kilin Women
    USA

    Frank Mason

    Men

    Romania

    Teodora Neagu Women

    USA

    Kyle Brandon O'Quinn Men
    USA James Kelly Men
    Lithuania Linas Lekavicius Men
    Cameroon Alexis Wangmene Men
    USA Mr. Christopher Otule Men
  • Disciplinary proceedings are conducted in accordance with Chapter 6, Book 1 of the FIBA Internal Regulations.

    Player/official Nationality Sanction Violation Expiration of suspension

    Miroslav Pasajlic

    SRB suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting and Manipulation of Competitions Lifetime

    Boyko Milenkov

    (Coach)

    BUL suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting and Manipulation of Competitions, failure to report
    2 October 2033

    Martin Stefanov

    BUL suspension; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting 24 October 2024

    Teodora Dineva

    BUL suspension; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting 25 October 2026

    Nedeljko Prijovic

    SRB suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting and Manipulation of Competitions 11 July 2027

    Marko Radonjic

    SRB suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting and Manipulation of Competitions lifetime

    Dimitrios Zacharis (ref)

    GRE suspension from carrying out a function Code of Ethics and Integrity, failure to report 31 October 2024

    Anastasios Kardaris (ref)

    GRE suspension from carrying out a function Code of Ethics and Integrity, failure to report 31 October 2024

    Mykola Ambrosov

    UKR suspension; suspension from carrying out a function Code of Ethics and Integrity, failure to report 19 February 2025

    Josip Barnjak

    (16.12.1998)

    CRO suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting and failure to report
    17 July 2025

    Ljubomir Campara

    (29.08.1993)

    SRB suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, failure to report
    7 August 2025

    Nikola Pavlovic

    13.05.1996

    SRB suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting and Manipulation of Competitions 23 July 2031

    Aleksandar Ilkic

    SRB suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting and Manipulation of Competitions 20 June 2028

    Stefan Šajin

    SRB suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting and Manipulation of Competitions lifetime

    Kasim Bajrovic

    (ref; table official)

    MNE suspended for a two-year period, starting from the date of this decision, from exercising any duties as a referee, coach, or table official at a national or international level. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting 30 July 2025
    Anthony Chada BEL Suspension from any Official Basketball activities, including any 3x3 Competitions or any national-level competitions recognised by a National Member Federation. Extension of a decision from a National Member Federation (fraud)
    31 January 2025
    Thierry Mariën BEL Suspension from any Official Basketball activities, including any 3x3 Competitions or any national-level competitions recognised by a National Member Federation. Extension of a decision from a National Member Federation (fraud)
    31 July 2026
    Nick Richard Agi Celis BEL Suspension from any Official Basketball activities, including any 3x3 Competitions or any national-level competitions recognised by a National Member Federation. Extension of a decision from a National Member Federation (fraud)
    31 July 2026
    Daut Mehmeti (ref) KOS suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting and Manipulation of Competitions lifetime
    Saša Avramović SRB suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting and Manipulation of Competitions lifetime
    Derrik Jamerson USA 5 years suspension (1 year suspended) Code of Ethics and Integrity, Betting and Manipulation of Competitions 16 November 2024
    Deividas Keburys LTU Suspended from Official Basketball Competitions Extension of a decision taken at a national level (Manipulation of competitions) 26 April 2026
    Ognjen Jokic MNE suspension to officiate basketball games (both at international and national level) for a period of five (5) months Refusal to cooperate with a FIBA Investigation 7 August 2023
    Noé Biteau FRA Suspended and impaired from being licensed by any National Member Federation Extension of a decision taken at a national level (Sexual Abuse) 8 April 2031
    Amadou Bamba (Coach) MLI suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Conduct (Ethics and Integrity), Violation of Safeguarding obligations Lifetime
    Harouna Maiga (Official) MLI suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Conduct (Ethics and Integrity), Violation of Safeguarding obligations 23 July 2029
    Seydou Maiga (Official) MLI suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Conduct (Ethics and Integrity), Violation of Safeguarding obligations 14 September 2027
    Amadou Traoré MLI suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Conduct (Ethics and Integrity), Violation of Safeguarding obligations 14 September 2025
    Fatoumata Diallo (Coach) MLI suspension; suspension from carrying out a function; prohibition on participating in all FIBA or FIBA-related activities. Code of Conduct (Ethics and Integrity), Violation of Safeguarding obligations 14 September 2023