Basketball In Europe
A 40-point haul from Angela Salvadores was not enough to see Spain avoid a 77-75 defeat in the final of the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women against two-time defending champions USA.
It has taken 6,604 days but EA7 Emporio Armani (Olimpia) Milano have finally celebrated again their team winning the Italian Serie A title and, just like the last time, a captain named Gentile lifted the trophy.
FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year for 2013 Dario Saric, who was selected with the number 12 overall pick, headlines the 11-strong European contingent in Thursday night's NBA Draft.
FC Barcelona eked out an 83-81 win over Real Madrid on Thursday night at home, in Game 4 of the Spanish Liga Endesa Finals, to reclaim the domestic league title from their eternal rivals.
Turkish center Ömer Asik and Spanish point guard Jose Calderon will become the first European players to change teams in the NBA when the summer transfer window opens officially next Tuesday.
BC Donetsk and Azovmash, the two clubs that have represented Ukraine in the VTB United League will be unable to participate in the regional league in the coming season, it emerged on Tuesday.
Friday, 20 June 2014 will be remembered as the day when the appointment of an American coach at the helm of an NBA franchise made bigger headlines in Europe than in the USA itself.
Serbian international Bogdan Bogdanovic has delivered some of the most stellar performances anywhere in Europe during the post-season to lead Partizan Belgrade to their 13th consecutive Serbian KLS title.
Fenerbahce Ulker were proclaimed champions in the Turkish BEKO TBL on Thursday night after Galatasaray Liv Hospital decided to forfeit Game 7 of the finals.
Italian national team coach Andrea Capobianco does not like to talk about individual players, but it's clear that Federico Mussini will be an integral part of Italy's chances at the U18 European Championship.
David Hein talks with Cyrille Eliezer-Vanerot to gain his thoughts on how France can reverse their fortunes in men's youth basketball.
Last year Serbia only finished sixth at the U18 European Championship but, as David Hein found out, Vasilija Vucetic is out to help Serbia right this in Turkey.