Basketball

"New era" as Turkish Basketball Federation appoint men's team head coach

By Zjan Shirinian

Ergin Ataman has had a successful coaching career and will now hope to lead the national team to medal success ©EB via Getty ImagesMarch 22 - The Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) has named the person who will lead its men's team through to Rio 2016.

Copper Box Arena to host British men's qualifiers for EuroBasket 2015

By Gary Anderson

March 20 - Great Britain will battle it out for EuroBasket 2015 qualification at the Copper Box Arena ©Getty Images British Basketball has announced Great Britain's men will play their two home qualifying games for EuroBasket 2015 at the Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in August.

Ukraine still hosting EuroBasket 2015 despite claim pulled out, say FIBA

By Gary Anderson

March 20 - Ukraine has denied that it has pulled out of hosting Eurobasket 2015 ©AFP/Getty ImagesUkraine has not pulled out of hosting EuroBasket 2015 despite the tournament's director Markiyan Lubkivsky announcing yesterday they had given up hosting rights due to the political crisis in the country, the European Basketball Federation (FIBA Europe) has claimed.

Ukraine crisis forces them to pull out of hosting EuroBasket 2015

By Gary Anderson

March 19 - EuroBasket 2015 will not be staged in the Ukraine due to the ongoing political crisis ©AFP/Getty ImagesDue to the ongoing political and military crisis in Ukraine the country has been forced to pull out of hosting EuroBasket 2015, the tournament's director Markiyan Lubkivsky has announced.

Schedule for FIBA 3x3 World Tour revealed with new stops in Manila, Beijing and Chicago

By Gary Anderson

March 18 - Rio de Janeiro will host a 3x3 World Tour Masters event in September this year ©FIBAThis year's 3x3 World Tour will include visits to Olympic host cities Beijing, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo, it has been revealed in the schedule published by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). 

France submits offer to host EuroBasket 2015 following concerns over crisis-hit Ukraine

By Paul Osborne

The FFBB has submitted an offer to replace the politically-turbulent Ukraine as hosts of EuroBasket 2015 ©Getty ImagesMarch 18 - The Fédération Française de Basketball (FFBB), the sport's governing body in France, has submitted an offer to replace Ukraine as the hosts of EuroBasket 2015 as political uncertainty continues to plague the nation.

FIBA adopts new general statutes following unanimous vote at Extraordinary Congress

By Paul Osborne

FIBA members have voted unanimously in favour of a new set of General Statutes at an Extraordinary Congress in Istanbul ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 16 - International Basketball Federation (FIBA) members have voted unanimously in favour of a new set of general statutes at an Extraordinary Congress in Istanbul.

FIBA to vote on new general statutes at Extraordinary Congress

By Paul Osborne

FIBA's National Member Federaions set to vote on new General Statues ©FIBAMarch 15 - The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) is set to welcome 200 of its 213 National Member Federations to Istanbul this weekend as the world governing body gets set to vote on a new set of general statutes.

US to defend FIBA Women's World Championship title in Group D following official draw

By Paul Osborne

The Official Draw for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women took place at the Ciragan Palace in Istanbul ©2014 FIBAMarch 15 - The United States women are set to get their International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Championship title defence under way against China after they were placed together in Group D at today's official draw at the Çırağan Palace in Istanbul.
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