German basketball chief slams funding system after World Cup title

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German basketball federation (DBB) president Ingo Weiss has hit out at a new sports funding system in the country in the wake of the national team’s first-ever World Cup title. Germany beat Serbia 83-77 in Manila on Sunday for the historic title, which according to Weiss shows that the system doesn’t work. A reform of German high performance sport funding includes a new potential analysis system (PotAS) which is to determine the success and medal potential of 26 sports and with it how much funding each sport gets from the Interior Ministry (BMI). Basketball ranks last on the list topped by ath…

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