|11 March 2008|
FIBA Europe and Connexia have teamed up to offer a 10-game package of LIVE and On Demand basketball webcasts from upcoming EuroLeague Women and EuroCup events.
The webcasts will kick off March 13 with the EuroLeague Women All Star Game, from Vidnoje, the home of the organizers and defending EuroLeague champions Spartak Moscow Region.
Spartak, along with Bourges Basket, Ekaterinburg and Gambrinus Brno, will be among the participants of the competition's Final Four April 11-13 in Brno, Czech Republic, the semi-finals and finals of which will also be LIVE on fibaeurope.com.
|The EuroLeague Women All Star Game and Final Four will feature stars such as Diana Taurasi of Spartak Moscow Region.|
In the men's EuroCup there will be a live webcast of the All Star Game from Limassol, Cyprus, March 25, together with the four games of the competition's Final Four, April 18-20 which will also be played at the home of Proteas EKA AEL.
All games will include play-by-play commentary and will also be available On Demand following the event.
"We chose Connexia as our broadband distribution partner because this company has shown to us that they can deliver on the highest level; their clients include some of Europe's most significant sporting institutions," commented FIBA Europe Secretary General Nar Zanolin.
"It is a pleasure to work with FIBA Europe in the distribution of basketball around the world, allowing fans to enjoy this wonderful and exciting sport." said Massimo Cortinovis, Connexia's CEO.
"The Internet is probably one of the most powerful ways to distribute and promote basketball, and Connexia is happy to be part of such project."
All games are offered free of charge and you can watch them by simply visiting http://www.fibaeurope.com/ and clicking on the appropriate link.
About FIBA Europe
FIBA Europe is the governing body for basketball in Europe. As the governing body, FIBA Europe is responsible for controlling and developing the sport of basketball in Europe. Among many tasks, this includes promoting, supervising and directing international competition at the club and national team levels and governing and appointing European international referees.
Founded in 1997 by its current president, Paolo d'Ammassa Connexia is an integrated communications agency focusing on public relations, multimedia communication and creativity.
The areas covered by Connexia are: public relations (media relations, corporate communication, product placement, sports marketing and event strategy); multimedia (web design & application, digital search engine marketing, sophisticated webcasting services, web TV, IPTV and Dynamic Digital Signage, digital rights management, content distribution, peer-to-peer technologies, and platforms for managing the so-called user-generated content); creativity (corporate identity, brand strategy and advertising). Connexia works with a wide range of industries in many different field such as Lifestyle, Automotive, Tourism, Fashion, IT.