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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 ( Those media that do not already have a profile with the Media


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


Basketball: Legendary Players To Help Pick Groups

Germany, Nov 16: Legendary, Seven of Europe’s all-time most prolific basketball players will help pick the First Round groups of EuroBasket 2013, at the Draw ceremony on Sunday, 18 November in Postojna Cave. The three official ambassadors of EuroBasket 2013, Slovenia’s Ivo Daneu, Rašo Nesterović and Peter Vilfan, will be joined on


FIBA Central Board gives green light

KUALA LUMPUR (Central Board), Nov 11: FIBA announced at its Central Board meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, that it will go ahead and implement a new format and calendar of competition beginning in 2017. After being presented with the conclusions from the latest consultations with stakeholders – including a study of the


EuroLeague Women Final Eight 2013

Munich – Germany, Oct 30, 2012: The EuroLeague Women Final Eight 2013 will be hosted by the Russian city of Ekaterinburg and the local club UMMC, FIBA Europe announced on Tuesday. The season ending tournament of Europe’s best women’s basketball competition returns to the capital city of the Sverdlovsk Region after the


ESPN and FIBA sign multi rights agreement

GENEVA – Switzerland Oct 22, 2012: FIBA and ESPN today announced a multi-year, multi-platform (TV, internet and mobile) agreement, which includes the rights to more than 400 games across six tournaments from 2013-2015. The agreement covers the FIBA Americas Championships (2013, 2015), the EuroBaskets (2013, 2015), the FIBA Basketball World Cup (2014)


Novak Appointed Secretary General

Munich – Germany, Oct 22, 2012: FIBA Europe has appointed 45-year-old former Czech international Kamil Novak as its new Secretary General. Novak was voted in by the FIBA Europe Board during its extraordinary meeting in Munich, Germany, on Saturday, October 20. He will replace Nar Zanolin who was relieved of his duties


FIBA appoints DSI by Inverleigh

GENEVA – FIBA, Oct 09, 2012: International Basketball Federation and Inverleigh Media Holdings (International Sports Media Company) today announced a new long-term partnership whereby Inverleigh will become the exclusive producer and international distributor of the official weekly television series ‘FIBA World Basketball’ starting in January 2013. DSI by Inverleigh, the dedicated distribution


EuroBasket Women 2013 Draw Completed

Munich – Germany, Sept 21, 2012: The EuroBasket Women 2013 Draw took place on Friday in the storied UNESCO building in Paris, France. In front of a sizeable crowd of National Federation representatives, diplomats, coaches, media representatives and invited guests from across Europe, the 16 teams were drawn into four First Round


Miami Beach ready for FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final

MIAMI, USA (FIBA 3×3 World Tour) – Sept 19, 2012: The first edition of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour will draw to a close from 21-23 September, with Miami Beach seeing one of the 12 best 3×3 basketball teams crowned champions and pocket USD 30,000 of the USD 40,000 total prize pot.