Basketball Archive


9th Asian University Basketball Championship

Manila – Philippines: The 9th Asian University Basketball Championship for Men will be staged in Manila from September 25th to 29th, 2012 in cooperation with the Asian University Basketball Federation (AUBF) and the Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP). The title game of the week-long tournament will be held at the Trinity


EuroBasket 2013 Field Complete

Serbia, Sweden, Latvia, Belgium and Turkey were the teams that earned the coveted last five tickets to EuroBasket 2013 on Tuesday. Latvia reached an 85-77 victory in Romania to finish with a 5-3 record in Group D and secure qualification as one of the four best third-placed teams in the Qualification Round.


EuroBasket Women Draw will be held on Sept 21

Munich – Germany, Sept 10, 2012: The Draw for the EuroBasket Women Final Round will take place on 21 September. The venue of the draw ceremony is the Maison de l’ UNESCO at 125, Avenue de Suffren, 75007, Paris. Media professionals that wish to attend should confirm by Wednesday 12 September at


EuroBasket 2013 Venue Decision Still Pending

Munich – Germany, August 29, 2012: FIBA Europe would like to clarify that a decision regarding the venues of EuroBasket 2013 is still pending. The Slovenian Basketball Federation and the Local Organising Committee had announced on Tuesday that the last two of five venues for the tournament were Celje and the Tivoli


FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final Miami Beach

MIAMI, USA (FIBA 3×3 World Tour) – August 24, 2012: On the weekend of 22-23 September, the world’s best 3×3 basketball teams will converge on Miami, Florida (USA) for the Final of the inaugural FIBA 3×3 World Tour season. Thanks to FIBA’s collaboration with the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, the


EuroBasket Women Field Complete

Germany, July 14, 2012: Women Field, Ukraine and Serbia were the last sides to qualify for the EuroBasket Women 2013 Final Round after eight other teams had already clinched their spots before. Ukraine defeated Hungary in a direct encounter that stayed close for the entire game and saw the Ukrainians return to


FIBA to acquire basketball domain

GENEVA, Switzerland (FIBA) – July 13, 2012: Basketball domain, Representatives of the global basketball community have come together in full support of the application by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to acquire the .BASKETBALL generic top level domain name. The application reflects


Lithuania, Nigeria, Russia complete line-up

CARACAS, Venezuela | LONDON, July 11, 2012: Lithuania, Following the conclusion of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT), the groups and schedule of the London 2012 Olympic Basketball Tournament have been finalised. Lithuania, Nigeria and Russia complete the line-up having secured qualification through the OQT, held in Caracas, Venezuela from 1-8 July.


EuroCup Women & EuroLeague Women

Freising – Germany, July 06, 2012: The Draw for the EuroCup Women was concluded Friday in Freising, Germany. 30 clubs from all corners of Europe have entered the 2013 season. They were divided in eight Regular Season groups (six groups of four teams each and two groups with three teams). The top


EuroChallenge 2012/13 RS Groups Decided

Freising – Germany, July 06, 2012: The EuroChallenge 2012/13 was officially inaugurated in Freising, Germany, on Friday, with the competition’s Draw. The Regular Season tips off on 6 November and will feature 32 clubs, divided in eight groups of four teams each. 28 teams were drawn directly into the Regular Season groups.