Basketball

Edmonton awarded 2015 FIBA Americas Championship for Women

By Zjan Shirinian

Edmonton will host the FIBA Americas Championship in 2015 for the first time in two decades ©Getty ImagesCanadian city Edmonton has been named as the host of the 2015 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Americas Championship for Women.

Toyota announced as official partner of FIBA World Championship for Women with 50 days to go

By Gary Anderson

Toyota has been announced as the global partner of the upcoming FIBA World Championship for Women ©Getty ImagesJapanese car manufacturing giant Toyota has signed up as an official global partner of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Championship for Women, due to get underway in Turkey next month.

Hosting FIBA Under-17 World Championship is a proud day, says UAE basketball boss

By Emily Goddard

The UAE Basketball Association has spoken of its pride in hosting the FIBA U17 World Championship ©UAE Basketball Association/FacebookThe head of the United Arab Emirates Basketball Association has spoken of his nation's pride in hosting the region's first ever International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Championship, with the men's under-17 edition starting in Dubai tomorrow.

Dallas Mavericks owner Cuban criticises sending NBA stars to the Olympics

By Paul Osborne

Mark Cuban has criticised the sending of NBA players to the Olympics ©Getty ImagesMark Cuban, owner of National Basketball Association (NBA) team the Dallas Mavericks, has begun a fresh row over the sending of NBA players to the Olympics following the injury to Indiana Pacers star Paul George.

United States reveals basketball strips ahead of FIBA Basketball World Cup

By Gary Anderson

Nike has unveiled the strips to be worn by the United States at the upcoming FIBA Basket World Cup ©NikeUSA Basketball has unveiled the strips that will be worn by the United States as they take to the court in Spain at the end of the month to defend their FIBA Basketball World Cup crown.

Manila West capture victory on home turf at 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters

By Emily Goddard

Manila West have been crowned the winners of the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters ©FIBATeam Manila West brought thousands of local fans to their feet today when they overcame Doha 21-17 to claim the 2014 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters title.

Iran defeat Chinese Taipei to retain FIBA Asia Cup

By Gary Anderson

Iran celebrate retaining their Asia Cup title with victory over Chinese Taipei in Wuhan ©FIBAReigning International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Cup champions Iran made it two-in-a-row in Wuhan, China, as they secured a 10 point win over Chinese Taipei in today's gold medal match.

US win third Under 17 Women's World Basketball Championship title

By Emily Goddard

The US have won their third Under 17 Women's World Basketball Championship ©FIBAThe United States have secured their third International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Under 17 World Championship win with a victory over Spain in the final.

British Basketball turns to UK Sports Minister to resolve funding crisis

By Paul Osborne

British Basketball is looking to the UK Sports Minister to help find a solution to the body's funding issue ©Getty ImagesBritish Basketball has called on UK Sports Minister Helen Grant to help find a funding solution to the national basketball set up in Great Britain, following the women's senior team's successful qualification for its third consecutive EuroBasket finals.

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