Basketball

"Bright future" beckons for Turkish basketball as under-18's win men's European Championships

By James Crook

TurkeyU18ChampsJuly 28 - Turkey have continued their fine recent run of success in basketball with a gold medal at the men's European under-18 Championships in Riga, defeating Croatia 81-74 in the final to win the tournament for the first time in their history.

Tickets now on sale for 2014 basketball World Cup in Spain

By James Crook

150217106July 24 - Tickets for the 2014 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup in Spain have gone on sale for the first time today with the innovative "Follow Your Team" tickets, which will allow fans the option to secure tickets for all of their team's matches before they have even qualified.

FIBA bans Lebanese Basketball Federation for internal quarrelling

By James Crook

n00007355-bJuly 20 - The Lebanese basketball team have flown home from the Asian Championships in Manila after the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) upheld a ban on their national association for internal quarrelling that could last up to four years.

Australian Opals knuckle down ahead of 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships

By Lauren Mattera 

Austrlian Opals Belinda SnellJuly 19 - Australia's women are ramping up preparations with another intensive five-day training camp under head coach Brendan Joyce to ensure success at the 2013 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Oceania Championships next month.

Basketball World Cup 2014 ticket details unveiled

By James Crook

150217106July 18 - The ticketing structure for the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup in Spain next year has been unveiled, with tickets set go on sale for the first time next Tuesday (July 23).

Australian women's basketball league signs Peak as teamwear partner

By James Crook

images 4July 9 - Australia's Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) have secured their second major sponsorship deal in the last month, signing up Chinese sportswear brand Peak as their Official Licensed Teamwear partner for the next three years.

FIBA suspends Pakistan Basketball Federation in row over Olympic governance

By Gary Anderson

July 2 - Pakistan Basketball federationPakistan have been suspended by the the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), punishment for their support for the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), currently the centre of a dispute over governance. 

Basketball World Cup 2014 is "In Your Hands" as countdown clock is unveiled

By James Crook

count-downJuly 1 - The official countdown to the 2014 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup in Madrid has begun with the unveiling of the countdown clock in the Spanish capital, as more than 50,000 lined the streets to hear the new slogan, "In Your Hands", revealed for the first time.

Madrid gets ready for countdown to 2014 Basketball World Cup

By James Crook

2014-FIBA-Basketball-World-Cup-Logo-SpainJune 29 - The countdown to next year's International Basketball Federation (FIBA) men's World Cup will officially begin in Madrid on Monday (July 1) with the unveiling of the Tissot countdown clock and the the official slogan for Madrid 2014.
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