Basketball

FIBA reveals shampoo brand Head & Shoulders as latest Global Partner

By Emily Goddard

Head & Shoulders has become the latest FIBA Global Partner ©P&GThe International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has signed an agreement with consumer products giant Procter & Gamble that will see shampoo brand Head & Shoulders becoming its latest Global Partner.

Basketball Australia appoints Moore as new chief executive

By Duncan Mackay

Anthony Moore has been appointed the new chief executive of Basketball Australia ©Basketball AustraliaBasketball Australia has appointed Anthony Moore as its new chief executive, replacing former New South Wales Premier Kristina Keneally who stood down in April, they announced today. 

United States win third FIBA Under-17 World Championship title with victory over Australia

By Gary Anderson

The United States celebrate a third successive FIBA Under-17 World Championship win in Dubai ©Getty ImagesThe United States has claimed a third consecutive FIBA Under-17 World Championship crown to remain unbeaten in the history of the tournament after overcoming Australia 99-92 in the gold medal match in Dubai. 

Stunning Australia comeback sets up final against US at FIBA Under-17 World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Australia and Spain played out a thriller in Dubai ©Getty ImagesAustralia came back from a 22-point deficit against Spain to seal a place in the final of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships in Dubai where they will meet the United States, who overcame Serbia to set up a repeat of the gold medal match from two years ago.

US on course for three-in-row at FIBA Under-17 World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Defending champions the US proved too strong for China in their quarter-final match at the FIBA Under-17 World Championships ©Getty ImagesThe United States have moved a step closer to winning a third FIBA Under-17 World Championship title after cruising passed China 113-71 in their quarter-final to set up a clash with Serbia, who secured a first ever semi-final spot with a win over Canada.

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.
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