Basketball

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.

Spain and United States off to winning starts at FIBA Basketball World Cup

By Duncan Mackay

Croatia's Dario Saric vies with Philippines' Marc Pingris during the team's Group B match at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Seville ©Getty ImagesIt was a memorable opening to the FIBA Basketball World Cup as hosts Spain and defending champions the United States both got their campaigns off to a winning start, although Croatia were nearly on the wrong end of an upset.  

Argentine Muratore elected FIBA President at World Congress in Seville

By Gary Anderson

Horacio Muratore is the new FIBA President after being elected at the World Congress in Seville today ©FIBAArgentina's Horacio Muratore has been elected President of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) after being the only candidate in the running at the organisation's World Congress in Seville.

FIBA Central Board meets in Seville ahead of Basketball World Cup

By Gary Anderson

The FIBA Central Board has met in Seville ahead of the 2014 Basketball World Cup ©FIBAAhead of the start of the Basketball World Cup, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has held its final Central Board meeting of the 2010-2014 cycle to reflect on the past four years before the start of a two-day World Congress in Seville tomorrow.

FIBA unveils referees list for 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

By Gary Anderson

The referee list has been finalised as the countdown to the FIBA Basketball World Cup continues ©Getty ImagesThe International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has revealed the list of referees that will officiate at the 2014 Basketball World Cup that is due to get underway in Spain next week.

Spanish basketball teams announced as Laureus Ambassadors

By Gary Anderson

The Spanish Basketball Federation and the Laureus Foundation have announced a new ambassadorial role for Spanish players ©LaureusSpain's men's and women's basketball teams have been announced as Laureus Ambassadors to mark the first time a team has been named as a member of the Laureus Foundation family.
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