Ravena not allowed to play in ‘any league,’ practice with NLEX during ban

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film TNT core, Gilas cadets, Blatche to represent PH in Asian Games Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Fiba slapped Ravena with the nearly-two-year ban after testing for prohibited substances found in a pre-workout drink, preventing him from playing with NLEX in the PBA and Gilas Pilipinas until next year.READ: Ravena wants to raise awareness on anti-doping issues after banPBA Chairman Ricky Vargas said that the “PBA board took the decision of Fiba seriously.”“The PBA is a member of the SBP and we will respect the rules that are in consonance with Fiba’s ruling of suspension,” said Vargas. “If we don’t comply with Fiba, the governing body might not allow imports to come to the PBA.”ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Kiefer Ravena reduced to being a spectator. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netKiefer Ravena will be missing a lot of basketball for a while.The NLEX rookie’s 18-month suspension is not just limited to national team games and the PBA but to all basketball activities that the sport’s governing body Fiba sanctions.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award SBP President Al Panlilio said on Thursday after the league’s board meeting at the PBA office that Ravena is not allowed to participate in any basketball activity under Fiba, including events.READ: Kiefer Ravena tests positive for banned substancesFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownHe also cannot practice with the Road Warriors and will have to train on his own.“It is clear that he is not allowed to play in any league,” said Panlilio. “It is very clear in the ruling that Kiefer cannot participate in all leagues, even events, except for activities that relate to anti-doping activities.” China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img read more