Basketball

FIBA Central Board meets in Seville ahead of Basketball World Cup

By Gary Anderson

The FIBA Central Board has met in Seville ahead of the 2014 Basketball World Cup ©FIBAAhead of the start of the Basketball World Cup, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has held its final Central Board meeting of the 2010-2014 cycle to reflect on the past four years before the start of a two-day World Congress in Seville tomorrow.

FIBA unveils referees list for 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

By Gary Anderson

The referee list has been finalised as the countdown to the FIBA Basketball World Cup continues ©Getty ImagesThe International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has revealed the list of referees that will officiate at the 2014 Basketball World Cup that is due to get underway in Spain next week.

Spanish basketball teams announced as Laureus Ambassadors

By Gary Anderson

The Spanish Basketball Federation and the Laureus Foundation have announced a new ambassadorial role for Spanish players ©LaureusSpain's men's and women's basketball teams have been announced as Laureus Ambassadors to mark the first time a team has been named as a member of the Laureus Foundation family.

FIBA reveals shampoo brand Head & Shoulders as latest Global Partner

By Emily Goddard

Head & Shoulders has become the latest FIBA Global Partner ©P&GThe International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has signed an agreement with consumer products giant Procter & Gamble that will see shampoo brand Head & Shoulders becoming its latest Global Partner.

Basketball Australia appoints Moore as new chief executive

By Duncan Mackay

Anthony Moore has been appointed the new chief executive of Basketball Australia ©Basketball AustraliaBasketball Australia has appointed Anthony Moore as its new chief executive, replacing former New South Wales Premier Kristina Keneally who stood down in April, they announced today. 

United States win third FIBA Under-17 World Championship title with victory over Australia

By Gary Anderson

The United States celebrate a third successive FIBA Under-17 World Championship win in Dubai ©Getty ImagesThe United States has claimed a third consecutive FIBA Under-17 World Championship crown to remain unbeaten in the history of the tournament after overcoming Australia 99-92 in the gold medal match in Dubai. 

Stunning Australia comeback sets up final against US at FIBA Under-17 World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Australia and Spain played out a thriller in Dubai ©Getty ImagesAustralia came back from a 22-point deficit against Spain to seal a place in the final of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships in Dubai where they will meet the United States, who overcame Serbia to set up a repeat of the gold medal match from two years ago.

US on course for three-in-row at FIBA Under-17 World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Defending champions the US proved too strong for China in their quarter-final match at the FIBA Under-17 World Championships ©Getty ImagesThe United States have moved a step closer to winning a third FIBA Under-17 World Championship title after cruising passed China 113-71 in their quarter-final to set up a clash with Serbia, who secured a first ever semi-final spot with a win over Canada.

Edmonton awarded 2015 FIBA Americas Championship for Women

By Zjan Shirinian

Edmonton will host the FIBA Americas Championship in 2015 for the first time in two decades ©Getty ImagesCanadian city Edmonton has been named as the host of the 2015 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Americas Championship for Women.
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