Basketball

Logo unveiled for EuroBasket 2015 in Ukraine

By Nick Butler

A proposed venue for Eurobasket 2015 in UkraineSeptember 22 - The logo and visual identity of EuroBasket 2015 has been unveiled today in a move designed to coordinate with the conclusion of the 2013 event in Slovenia and set the stage for what lies ahead.

Basketball Australia shows support for anti-match-fixing initiative

By James Crook

Basketball Australia are supporting an online course which raises awareness of the risks of match-fixingSeptember 18 - Basketball Australia has declared its support for a National Integrity of Sport Unit (NISU) online course aimed at providing education to athletes and administrators on the issue of match-fixing in sport.

Reigning champions Spain scrape through to Eurobasket quarter-finals despite defeat

By James Crook

Defending champions Spain are through to the EuroBasket quarter-finals despite a shock overtime defeat to ItalySeptember 16 - Defending champions Spain have edged through to the quarter-finals of the 2013 EuroBasket in Slovenia, despite a shock overtime defeat at the hands of Italy, who have also secured a place in the last eight.

Copper Box Arena to host Hoops Aid celebrity basketball game

By James Crook

The first Hoops Aid celebrity charity basketball match will take place at the Copper Box Arena this Sunday September 13 - The Copper Box Arena in London will open its doors for the first Hoops Aid celebrity charity basketball game this Sunday (September 15), bringing sports stars and celebrities together to face-off on the court to support disadvantaged and disabled children in the United Kingdom.

Former NBA star Rodman offers to train North Korea team for Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

September 11 - Dennis Rodman claims he will coach the North Korean basketball team in the run up to Rio 2016Five-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion Dennis Rodman has claimed that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has asked him to train the North Korean basketball team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, ahead of two exhibition matches taking place in Pyongyang in January next year.

Britain take early exit at EuroBasket to leave funding in jeopardy

By James Crook

British Basketball is facing the prospect of having its future funding slashedSeptember 9 - British Basketball is facing the prospect of having its future funding slashed after the men's senior team were knocked out of the 2013 EuroBasket in Slovenia at the preliminary group stage following an 87-68 defeat at the hands of Ukraine.

Turkish Basketball Federation ramp-up social media activity as EuroBasket tips off

By James Crook

As the EuroBasket gets underway in Slovenia, the Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) have reached out to a global audience with new communications platformsSeptember 4 - As the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) EuroBasket gets underway in Slovenia today, the Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) have announced plans to "reach out to basketball fans around the world" with new communications platforms.

FIBA announce 3x3 All-Stars season finale to be held in Qatar

By James Crook

The FIBA 3x3 All-Stars event will take place for the first time in Doha this DecemberSeptember 3 - A new competition to end the 3x3 season will be held in Doha this December, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced today. 

London 2012 Olympians to star on British squad for 2013 EuroBasket

By Gary Anderson

September 1 - Great Britain head coach Joe Prunty has named a youthful squad for the European ChampionshipsBritish Basketball has unveiled the 12 players that will take to the courts for the nation at the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) EuroBasket in Slovenia.
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