PRESS RELEASES 2006

01.12.2006
FIBA Europe Introduces 2006 Player Of The Year Nominees

For the second consecutive year, FIBA Europe will be honouring the best performers on the continent for Men, Young Men, Women and Young Women.

The nominees for each of the categories have been introduced.

21.11.2006
EuroCup All Star Game Returns To Cyprus

For the third straight year, the best EuroCup players will be heading to Cyprus for the EuroCup All Star Game.

EKA AEL Lemesos will once again be organising the event in conjunction with FIBA Europe.

20.11.2006
FIBA Europe And Lithuania United For EuroBasket 2011

FIBA Europe President George Vassilakopoulos, Secretary General Nar Zanolin and Sports Director Kosta Iliev met today with Lithuanian Basketball Federation officials at FIBA Europe’s offices in Munich, Germany to primarily discuss organisational aspects of EuroBasket 2011.

The Lithuanian Basketball Federation was represented by President Vladas Garastas, Vice President Ramunas Saluga and Steering Committee Member Mindaugas Spokas.

15.11.2006
EuroLeague Women All-Star Game To Be Staged In Spain

Top players in the EuroLeague Women will be heading to Valencia, Spain for the EuroLeague Women All-Star Game on March 8, 2007.

It will mark the second EuroLeague Women All-Star Game and will feature the best players from Europe taking on the Rest of the World Team.

14.11.2006
FIBA Europe Endorses Third Annual Special Olympics European Basketball Week

FIBA Europe will endorse Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia (SOEE) for the third consecutive year during the Special Olympics European Basketball Week to be held 25 November-3 December, 2006 across the region.

Special Olympics will organize activities during the week that will involve 12,000 children and adults and male and female players with intellectual disabilities in 30 countries.

13.11.2006
FIBA Europe Board Approves 2007 Youth Calendar

The Board of FIBA Europe met in Gibraltar at the weekend for the second meeting in the 2006-2010 term of office.

The Board discussed the 2007 national team and youth competition calendar and approved the following:

31.10.2006
FIBA Europe And FIBA Stress Vital Importance Of Sport Autonomy
FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann and FIBA Europe President George Vassilakopoulos met in Athens on 30th October 2006 to discuss the recent developments in basketball and the renewed efforts to improve the legal framework on sports within the European Union.
18.10.2006
EuroBasket Draw Set For Thursday

The EuroBasket 2007 Draw will take place on Thursday, October 19th, at 12:30 local time in Madrid, Spain at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid.

The Draw will be broadcast live nationally on La Sexta and can also be followed in real-time on fibaeurope.com.

17.10.2006
FIBA Europe Launches Coaching Web Site

The FIBA Europe coaching web site was officially launched today at http://www.fibaeurope.com/coaching.

The site is specifically designed for coaches and offers an array of tools and services, including coaching news, a universal drills section, playbooks and a practice section, among other resources.

16.10.2006
Top Coaches Exchange Ideas At Meeting

Top coaches from across Europe met in Munich, Germany for the first-ever FIBA Europe Elite Coaches Meeting on Monday.

Pepu Hernandez, who coached Spain to the FIBA World Championship title last month, was among the notable names in attendance.

FIBA Europe Statistics Seminar Held In Munich16.10.2006
Top Coaches To Meet In Munich13.10.2006
Special Olympics European Youth Games Concludes In Rome06.10.2006
Zanolin Concludes Meetings With Sport Leaders In Belarus29.09.2006
Vassilakopoulos Addresses EU22.09.2006
FIBA Europe Meets With EU20.09.2006
Zanolin Encouraged After Visit To Moldova15.09.2006
FIBA Europe Moves Games From Israel To Bulgaria21.08.2006
FIBA Europe 2006/2007 Draw Complete06.08.2006
Draw Set For Sunday03.08.2006
FIBA Europe Announces 2006/2007 Club Competition Line-Up15.07.2006
Competitions Commission Discusses Club Competition Future15.07.2006
FIBA Europe Secretary General Visits Albania02.06.2006
FIBA Europe Attends Presentation Of Independent Sports Review In Switzerland31.05.2006
FIBA Europe Board Decides To Expand EuroBasket Schedule30.05.2006
Board Elects Vice Presidents, Commission Members30.05.2006
Segura De Luna And Boshkov Honoured14.05.2006
Vassilakopouolos Re-Elected FIBA Europe President13.05.2006
European Championship C Introduced13.05.2006
Board Approves EuroBasket Dates12.05.2006
Delegates Exchange Ideas At Secretary Generals Meeting12.05.2006
General Assembly To Meet In Munich11.05.2006
FIBA Europe Mourns Death of Vice-President27.04.2006
FIBA Europe Elections Scheduled for May24.03.2006
FIBA Europe Board Meets in Madrid19.03.2006
FIBA Europe President Leads Segura De Luna Tribute18.03.2006
FIBA Europe Announces Final Four Host Cities03.03.2006
Youth Competition Draws Conclude In Poland25.02.2006
FIBA Europe Youth Competition Draws Scheduled For This Saturday22.02.2006
FIBA Europe Meets UEFA In Stockholm20.02.2006
FIBA Europe President Looks Forward To 200711.02.2006
Zanolin Visits EuroBasket Women 2007 Facilities in Italy31.01.2006
EuroLeague Women/EuroCup Women
EuroCup and EuroCup Challenge
FIBA Europe Executive Committee Approve Seeding For 2007 EuroBasket Men & Women Qualifying Round Draw