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EuroBasket 2013 Accreditations Reminder

Munich – Germany, Mar 31, 2013: With the deadline for applications for accreditation to the EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia only one month away (30 April) interested media are reminded to send in their requests. All those wishing to attend the Championship must submit their applications online, via the FIBA Europe Media Centre

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EuroChallenge Quarter-Final Pairings

Germany, Feb 27, 2013: Final Pairings, Basketball fans could keep their calculators in their pockets on Tuesday night with a number of one-sided encounters making the EuroChallenge Last 16 final standings relatively straightforward. On the final night of Last 16 action, there were still a number of possibilities that could eventuate with

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Andrei Kirilenko has been named as Player of the Year

Germany, Feb 12, 2013: Andrei Kirilenko has been voted as FIBA Europe Men’s Player of the Year 2012, reclaiming the award he previously won back in 2007. Whilst most NBA players became frustrated during the lockout that kept them of the courts at the end of 2011, other players found that it

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Celine Dumerc has been voted as Player of the Year

Germany, Feb 11, 2013: The guard was the clear-cut winner, easily winning the fan and expert voting polls, seeing off Eva Viteckova of the Czech Republic and Russia’s Becky Hammon. Dumerc was already renowned as one of the best guards in Europe prior to 2012, but by the time 2013 rolled around, Dumerc

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EuroLeague Women Play-Off Pairings Set

Germany, Feb 07, 2013: The EuroLeague Women regular season concluded on Wednesday night after 14 weeks of action. The conclusion of Wednesday’s games also offered a clear picture as to whom will meet whom in the Play-offs. UMMC Ekaterinburg topped regular season standings with an 11-1 record. However, as hosts of the

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FIBA Europe Young Men’s Player of the Year

Germany, Feb 06, 2013: Valanciunas eclipsed other nominations in the field which was voted on by selected journalists and fans, easily seeing off Croatia’s Dario Saric and France’s Leo Westermann, who finished second and third respectively. Following on from his breakthrough 2011 when the then 19-year-old led his country’s U19 team to

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FIBA Europe Young Women’s Player of the Year

Germany, Feb 05, 2013: ALINA, In a combined vote between fans and selected media, the Ukrainian international was the clear-cut winner of the award, seeing off Sweden’s Farhiya Abdi and Spain’s Queralt Casas. Tuesday’s announcement offered the perfect early birthday gift for the youngster, who will celebrate her 21st birthday this Saturday.

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EuroBasket Women 2013 Accreditation Opens

The Media Accreditation process for EuroBasket Women 2013 in France, June 15-30, will officially start on February 1, 2013. Procedure: Media individuals and organizations wishing to apply for credentials will have to do so through FIBA Europe’s Media Centre (http://media.fibaeurope.com). Those media that do not already have a profile with the Media

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EuroBasket Women 2015 1st QR Hosts Announced

Munich – Germany, Jan 23, 2013: On Tuesday, FIBA Europe announced the hosts of the four groups for the 1st Qualification Round of EuroBasket Women 2015. Bulgaria, Finland, Israel and Luxembourg will play host to their respective groups as a total of 14 teams try to secure their spot at the EuroBasket

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FIBA Europe Concerned About Developments

Munich – Germany, Jan 12, 2013: FIBA Europe has expressed its deep concern about the recent developments in Lithuania, with the reported arrest and detention of Lithuanian Basketball Federation (LBF) Secretary General Mindaugas Balciunas on suspicion of embezzlement of public funds. In a letter to the LBF, FIBA Europe made it clear