Basketball

Debrecen named host of 2015 FIBA 3x3 Under 18 World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

3x3 basketball featured at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games ©Getty ImagesDebrecen in Hungary will host the 2015 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3x3 Under-18 World Championships, it has been announced 100 days ahead of the anticipated start of the competition.

International Basketball Federation denies allowing Crimean clubs to join Russian league

By Michael Pavitt

FIBA have moved to quash reports that they allowed Crimean teams to join the Russian Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesReports that the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) have allowed Crimean basketball clubs to join the Russian league following the peninsula's annexation last year have been denied by the world governing body.

Basketball England and British Basketball League meet to discuss future of sport after row

By Daniel Etchells

Basketball England and the British Basketball League are keen to move forward together after a recent public fallout ©Basketball EnglandBasketball England and the British Basketball League (BBL) have held talks to try to repair relations following a recent public row between the two parties.

Abu Dhabi to host next two editions of 3x3 basketball World Tour Finals

By Paul Osborne

Corniche in Abu Dhabi will host the 2015 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final ©Getty ImagesAbu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates will host the 2015 and 2016 International Basketball Association (FIBA) 3x3 World Tour Finals, it has been announced.

3x3 basketball optimistic of inclusion at Tokyo 2020

By Nick Butler

3x3 basketball is hopeful of being added to the Olympic programme for 2020, it has been claimed by FIBA President Horacio Muratore ©IOCInternational Basketball Federation (FIBA) President Horacio Muratore claims a door has been opened for the 3x3 version of his sport to be showcased at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Japan given six months to merge leagues as FIBA works out steps for JBA to overturn suspension

By Paul Osborne

FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann met with key figureheads within Japanese basketball ©FIBAInternational Basketball Federation (FIBA) secretary general Patrick Baumann has given Japan six months to merge its two leagues after accusing the nation's leaders of a "lack of vision" in developing the sport across Japan.

Basketball World Cup candidates attend workshop at FIBA headquarters

By Daniel Etchells

FIBA President Horacio Muratore (front, third from left) with the delegations of the six countries on the shortlist to stage the 2019 and 2023 editions of the Basketball World Cup ©FIBASix countries shortlisted to stage the next two editions of the Basketball World Cup have attended a workshop at the International Basketball Federation's (FIBA) headquarters in Mies. 

Spain to host Women's Basketball World Cup in 2018

By Paul Osborne

Spain has been appointed hosts of 2018 Women's Basketball World Cup ©Getty ImagesSpain has been chosen to host the first ever Women's Basketball World Cup in 2018, it was announced today. 

Serbian side overcomes Qatari opposition to win FIBA 3x3 All Stars

By Nick Butler 

Qatar Olympic Committee secretary general Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani with FIBA President Horacio Muratore and members of the winning team ©QOCQatari officials have hailed the growth of basketball in the nation following the FIBA 3x3 All Stars in Doha, won by Serbian outfit Team Novi Sad. 
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