Basketball

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.

London Lions announce opponents for Copper Box debut

By Duncan Mackay

Copper Box with RUN sign in front of itJune 28 - London Lions will play their first basektball match in the Copper Box against Iowa University on August 14, it has been announced today.

France Televisions secure rights for national team basketball finals up to 2015

By James Crook

171219743June 27 - Public national broadcaster France Televisions have agreed a partnership with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to broadcast men's and women's finals involving the French national team until 2015.

Details announced for British Basketball League Cup Final 2014

By James Crook

index 1 grandeJune 27 - Details have been released for the 2014 British Basketball League (BBL) Cup Final, which will take place at Birmingham's National Indoor Arena (NIA) for the 12th consecutive occasion on January 12 next year.

Virgin Australia become Women's National Basketball League Official Airline sponsor

By James Crook

virginaustraliaJune 24 - Virgin Australia have signed a deal with the country's Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) to become its official airline sponsor for the next two seasons.

Dubai chosen to host 2014 men's Under-17 basketball World Championships

By James Crook

1fibau18June 21 - Dubai has been selected to host next year's International Basketball Federation (FIBA) men's Under-17's World Championships, being elected by a unanimous vote at FIBA's newly-opened headquarters in Mies.

Basketball community shocked by sudden death of President of FIBA Europe

By Duncan Mackay

Olafur RafnssonJune 20 - Tributes have been paid to Ólafur Rafnsson, Preisdent of the International Basketball Association (FIBA) Europe, who died suddenly yesterday at the age of 50.

Rogge praises FIBA as new House of Basketball headquarters are inaugurated

By James Crook

Small  DSC4384June 18 - The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) have officially inaugurated their new House of Basketball headquarters on the outskirts of Geneva in Mies, with distinguished guests such as International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge and the Swiss President Ueli Maurer in attendance.
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