Basketball

Brazil oust rivals Argentina to make FIBA Basketball World Cup quarter-finals

By Emily Goddard

Brazil defeated Argentina for the first time since 1967 at basketball's flagship tournament to secure their place in the quarterfinals ©Getty ImagesBrazil defeated Argentina 85-65 at the FIBA Basketball World Cup today to secure their first win over their rivals at the flagship tournament since 1967.

United States and Spain move step closer to dream FIBA Basketball World Cup final

By Paul Osborne

Spain and United States moved a step closer to a dream final at the FIBA Basketball World Cup ©FIBAThe United States and Spain moved a step closer to a dream final at the FIBA Basketball World Cup after comfortable victories in their round of 16 fixtures.

Exclusive: 3x3 basketball is the future of our sport, claims FIBA secretary general

By Paul Osborne

3x3 basketball is the future for growing the sport ©ITG3x3 is the future of the sport of basketball, according to International Basketball Federation (FIBA) secretary general Patrick Baumann.

New Zealand win thriller over Finland as group play comes to an end at FIBA Basketball World Cup

By Paul Osborne

Finland make early exit from FIBA world Cup after narrow defeat by New Zealand ©Getty ImagesWild cards Finland were one of eight teams to face an early exit from the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup this evening after an agonising 67-65 defeat at the hands of New Zealand on the final day of group play.

United States continue to dominate at FIBA Basketball World Cup

By Emily Goddard

Kenneth Faried helped guide the US to another win at the Basketball World Cup in Spain ©Getty ImagesDefending world champions the United States have continued to outperform their challengers at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, with a 106-71 win over the Dominican Republic today.

Ukraine beat 2010 finalists Turkey at FIBA Basketball World Cup

By Zjan Shirinian

Turkey did not have enough in the locker to beat Ukraine ©AFP/Getty ImagesBeaten 2010 finalists Turkey have lost their second match of the FIBA Basketball World Cup after a tight battle against Ukraine.

Hosts Spain continue winning streak at FIBA Basketball World Cup to reach last 16

By Emily Goddard

Spain have continued their winning streak at the Basketball World Cup ©Getty ImagesSpain have continued their winning streak at the Basketball World Cup on home turf after defeating Brazil in today's match, ensuring themselves a place into the round of 16. 

Senegal secures first win on world stage since 1998 at FIBA Basketball World Cup

By Emily Goddard

Senegal have claimed their first win on the world stage since 1998 at this year's Basketball World Cup ©Getty ImagesSenegal enjoyed their first win on the world stage in 16 years at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain today.

FIBA hopes to move flagship event out of FIFA World Cup shadow

By Paul Osborne

FIBA is hoping to move its flagship event out of the shadow of the FIFA World Cup ©Getty ImagesThe International Basketball Federation's (FIBA) flagship tournament is hoping to move out of the shadow of its footballing counterpart, the FIFA World Cup, with a change of date for the FIBA World Cup a major development in this aim.

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