Longtime Honorary President of the Serbian Basketball Federation and FIBA Secretary General Emeritus Bora Stankovic has passed away at age 95 in Belgrade.

Mr. Stankovic was involved in basketball since his teenage years and in his long career he performed numerous functions and was one of the most eminent and influential sport officials in the world.

Bora Stankovic received the highest national awards as well as merits from many other countries, and he was a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield and FIBA’S Basketball House of Fame in Geneva.