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Apply for media accreditation to the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup in Heraklion, Greece

Mies, May 20, 2019: Dear media representatives, FIBA is happy to announce that the media accreditation process for the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2019 taking place at Heraklion Greece from June 29 to July 7 is now open. The deadline to apply is Friday 21 June 2019 (23:59 CET). Both local

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Basketball World Cup legend Dirk Nowitzki becomes China 2019 global ambassador, joining Yao and Kobe

Mies, May 16, 2019: Former German national team and NBA superstar Basketball legend Dirk Nowitzki on Thursday (May 16) was revealed as a global ambassador for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019. Nowitzki becomes the third global sporting icon to be named an ambassador of the first-ever 32-team World Cup, joining Yao

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FIBA and Molten unveil next generation basketball, set for debut at World Cup in China

SHENZHEN/TOKYO, March 15, 2019: FIBA and Molten on Friday exclusively revealed the Molten BG5000, a next generation basketball that will make its debut on the biggest stage, at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China. The BG5000 brings Molten’s range of basketballs into a new era. The Japanese manufacturer and basketball’s

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First tickets go on sale for China 2019

Mies/Beijing, February 28, 2019: Tickets for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 went on sale on Thursday with the launch of the Team Pass. China 2019 Global Ambassador Yao Ming received the first World Cup ticket during a Ticketing Launch Ceremony held at the Beijing Olympic Tower to mark the latest milestone

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Media Accreditation open for Draw in Shenzhen

Dear media representatives, We are glad to announce that the media accreditation process for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw presented by Wanda taking place in Shenzhen, China on Saturday 16 March is now open (Basketball World Cup). The deadline to apply is Friday 8 March 2019 (23:59 CET). All Chinese

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NBA and FIBA announce plan to launch professional basketball league in Africa

Basketball Africa League to mark NBA’s first collaboration to operate a league outside North America Charlotte (U.S.)/MIES (Switzerland)/Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) Feb 16, 2019: The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) on Saturday announced their plan to launch the Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12

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USA crowned world champions for third time in a row, secure Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games ticket

Tenerife, Spain, Sept 30, 2018: The USA on Sunday were crowned world champions for a third time in a row – and 10th all time – after beating Australia in the Final of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2018. Under the watchful eye of FIBA President Horacio Muratore and with Her

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USA claim FIBA U18 Americas Women’s 2018 title in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, Aug 08, 2018: USA finished the 2018 edition of the FIBA U18 Americas Women’s Championship unbeaten to claim the continental title over Canada. Argentina took home the Bronze Medal after defeating Colombia. USA took home the FIBA U18 Americas (FIBA U18 Americas FIBA U18) Women’s Championship 2018 title following a

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Liman Tesla Voda wins FIBA 3×3 World Tour Utsunomiya Masters

Utsunomiya, Japan, July 29, 2018: Liman Tesla Voda (SRB) won the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Utsunomiya Masters 2018 in Japan on July 28-29. The Serbian squad bounced back in the best way after losing in the title game of the Saskatoon Masters a week ago. The number 2 team in the world

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NBA, FIBA and Basketball Federation of India to host second Basketball Without Borders Camp in India

New York/Switzerland/Mumbai, May 11, 2018: The National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) on Friday announced that Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Asia 2018 will be held May 30-June 2 at The NBA Academy India in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR), marking the second