Basketball

More tickets for sold-out Basketball World Cup final on sale today

By Emily Goddard

Fans are being given another chance to snap up tickets for the 2014 Basketball World Cup ©FIBAApril 15 - More tickets for the sold-out 2014 Basketball World Cup final will go on sale today following high demand in the first two months, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has announced.

Czech Republic to host Under-17 Women's World Basketball Championship after Slovakia suspended

By Emily Goddard

The Under 17 Women’s World Basketball Championship will now be held in the Czech cities of Klatovy and Plzeň ©FIBAApril 12 - Czech Repubic cities of Klatovy and Plzeň have stepped in to host the Under-17 Women's World Basketball Championship following the International Basketball Federation's (FIBA) suspension of the Slovak Republic last week.

San Antonio Spurs to play in Berlin and Istanbul at NBA Global Games

By Emily Goddard

The San Antonio Spurs will play games in Berlin and Istanbul as part of the Global Games 2014 ©Getty ImagesApril 10 - The San Antonio Spurs, the four-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champions, are set to play matches against some of Europe's best teams in Berlin and Istanbul as part of the Global Games this October.

Full competition schedule for 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup announced

By Gary Anderson

April 10 - The match schedule for this year's FIBA Basketball World Cup has been announced ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe full match schedule for the 2014 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Basketball World Cup has been revealed, as 24 teams do battle across six Spanish cities later this year.

Naismith Trophy resumes international FIBA Basketball World Cup tour

By Emily Goddard

The Trophy Tour is hitting the road to promote the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup ©FIBAApril 9 - The Naismith Trophy is set to resume its around the world tour tomorrow to promote the 2014 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup taking place in Spain this August.

3x3 basketball gives great opportunity for small cities to host exciting sports event, claims FIBA chief

By Paul Osborne

Kosta lliev, sports director of FIBA 3x3, has said the sport allows smaller cities to host exciting sports events ©Getty ImagesApril 3 - The increasingly popular 3x3 basketball give smaller cities a great opportunity to host exciting sports events, according to Kosta lliev, sports director for the discipline at basketball's world governing body.

Worcester Wolves secure British Basketball League Trophy

By Paul Osborne

The Worcester Wolves secured the BBL Trophy with victory over the Glasgow Rocks at the Emirates Arena ©Ville Vuorinen/BBLMarch 30 - Worcester Wolves tasted their first slice of success in their eight-year British Basketball League (BBL) history with an 83-76 victory over the Glasgow Rocks in the Trophy final.

FIBA renews partnership with HOOP IT UP to mark 25th anniversary

By Gary Anderson

March 25 - This year's HOOP IT UP tour will visit eight cities ending in Washington D.C. for the National Finals ©Getty Images A partnership between the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and HOOP IT UP has been signed to marg the 25th anniversary of the premier 3X3 Basketball Tour in the United States.

Ukraine backed by FIBA to host EuroBasket 2015 but contingency plan to be prepared

By Duncan Mackay

FIBA Europe have backed Ukraine to host EuroBasket 2015 following a meeting in Munich ©FIBA EuropeMarch 22 - Ukraine have been backed to host EuroBasket 2015 despite the current political uncertainty in the country amid deteriorating relations with neighbour Russia.
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