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Stankovic Cup 2005 to kick off on July 26th
Updated: 2005-07-13 10:24

The hosting country of the event, the People's Republic of China, has over 250 million basketball participants making it the country with the highest number of participants in the world.

"It is still 3 years to go, but people in this wonderful country can get a first taste, of what they can expect at the Olympic Basketball tournament in 2008", said Mr. Borislav Stankovic. "Global basketball excellence with some of the best teams around the world will be at display."

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