Press Releases 2014

Eighth-Final Pairings Confirmed
The pairings of the EuroCup Women Eighth-Finals have been set after the conclusion of the competition's Regular Season, on Thursday.
EuroChallenge Last 16 Confirmed
The EuroChallenge Regular Season wrapped up on Tuesday night with the last five spots still available in the Last 16 of the competition claimed.
Spain To Host 2018 Women's World Cup
FIBA on Tuesday announced that Spain will host the first-ever FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup in 2018.
Player Of The Year Voting Commences

FIBA Europe is proud to announce the beginning of voting for FIBA Europe Player of the Year 2014.
This year marks the tenth occasion in which FIBA Europe has held the annual vote.

FECC 2015-2017 Registration Now Open
Registration is now open for the fifth term of the hugely successful FIBA Europe Coaching Certificate (FECC) set to begin in Kaunas, Lithuania during the U16 European Championship Men from 9-17 August 2015.
Novi Sad Win 3x3 All Stars
Serbian team Novi Sad dominated Doha 20-12 in Friday's final of the FIBA 3x3 All Stars, which was staged on Katara Beach with the city skyline on the horizon.
FIBA Reveals Hosts Shortlist
FIBA has revealed the candidates that make up the shortlist to host the next two editions of its flagship competition, the FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Tickets On Sale Now
The first EuroBasket 2015 tickets are now on sale, beginning with Group A (Montpellier, France), Group D (Riga, Latvia) and the Final Phase (Lille Metropole, France).
EuroBasket 2015 Draw Completed
The path to EuroBasket 2015 officially took shape in Disneyland, Paris on Monday afternoon, following the Official Draw for Europe's premier basketball event.
EuroBasket 2015 Draw: How It Will Work
The EuroBasket 2015 Draw will take place in Disneyland, Paris on Monday, and with four host nations, will follow a slightly different protocol.
EuroBasket 2015 Draw Set For Monday
The European basketball community will have their attention firmly focused on Disneyland, Paris on Monday, where the EuroBasket 2015 Draw will take place at 16:30 (CET).
FIBA, Sky Italia Announce Agreement
FIBA announced it is awarding the exclusive broadcasting rights for EuroBasket 2015 Men and Women in Italy to Sky Italia.
First Meeting Of FIBA Executive Committee Concluded
The first meeting of the newly-established FIBA Executive Committee took place at the House of Basketball on Monday-Tuesday 24-25 November.
Hungary To Host 2015 FIBA 3x3 U18 WC
The 2015 edition of the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championships will take place in Hungary on 4-7 June, FIBA announced on Monday. The host city will be revealed in early 2015.
2015 Youth Championships Drawn
The 2015 European Youth Championship Draws took place in Budapest, Hungary on Sunday, following on from the EuroBasket Women 2015 Draw in the same venue a day previous.
EuroBasket Women 2015 Draw Completed
The EuroBasket Women 2015 Draw took place on Saturday in Budapest, Hungary, which will play host to the Final Round next summer.
EuroBasket Draw Seedings Announced
FIBA Europe has released the seedings for the EuroBasket 2015 draw which will take place in Disneyland, Paris on 8 December.
FIBA Europe Expands Live Streaming
In its continued commitment to delivering basketball to as wide of an audience as possible, FIBA Europe is streaming selected EuroChallenge and EuroLeague Women games on the official FIBA YouTube channel.
Kovacevic Headlines Youth Forum
FIBA Europe youth ambassador Natasa Kovacevic headlines the programme at this year's FIBA Europe Youth Forum which will take place in Budapest, Hungary on 30 November.
Japanese Basketball Association suspended
FIBA on Wednesday announced the suspension of the Japanese Basketball Association (JBA) following the conclusion of its two-day Executive Committee meeting held on Monday and Tuesday.
FIBA Europe Mourns Fan’s Death
FIBA Europe joins the Serbian and international basketball family in mourning the death of Crvena Zvezda Telekom fan Marko Ivkovic.
EuroBasket Women Seedings Announced

FIBA Europe has announced the seedings for the EuroBasket Women 2015 draw which will take place in Budapest on 29 November.

Partner Federations Confirmed
The Board of FIBA Europe has approved the EuroBasket 2015 host countries' choice of partner Federations for the Group Phase of the competition.
2015 Youth Venues Announced
The Board of FIBA Europe approved the hosts for the 2015 European Youth Championships during its autumn meeting in Munich on Friday.
3x3 E-Learning Programme Launched
FIBA announced on Friday the launch of its new 3x3 basketball specific education initiative, the 3x3 e-learning programme.
Disneyland Paris To Host EuroBasket Draw
The EuroBasket 2015 Draw will be held on 8 December 2014 in Disneyland Paris.
Youth Convention A Success
More than 60 delegates from over 30 countries attended the second annual FIBA Europe Mini-Basketball Convention and U14 Get Together in Warsaw, Poland over the weekend of 17-19 October.
Saric Presented Young Men's POY Award
Dario Saric was presented with the 2013 FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year award by FIBA Europe and Turkish Basketball Federation Board Member Harun Erdenay on Thursday night.
Youth Experts Converging On Warsaw
The second annual FIBA Europe Mini-Basketball Convention and U14 Get Together is set to take place in Warsaw, Poland from 17-19 October.
Novi Sad Win 3x3 World Tour
Team Novi Sad (SRB) dominated Saskatoon (CAN) 21-11 in Sunday's Final of the third edition of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour, which was held in the state-of-the-art Xebio Arena in Sendai, Japan.
3x3 Line-Up Finalised For Baku 2015
Baku 2015 European Games earlier this week officially confirmed the 16 men's and 16 women's teams that will compete in Basketball 3x3 at next year's inaugural event.
Parker Receives POY Award
It was praise all around at the O2 World Berlin on Wednesday night as Tony Parker was presented with the 2013 FIBA Europe Player of the Year award.
Tony Parker To Receive POY Trophy
San Antonio Spurs and French legend Tony Parker will be presented with the 2013 FIBA Europe Player of the Year Award when the Spurs take on ALBA Berlin at the O2 World Berlin venue on Wednesday.
USA Retain Title After Beating Spain
World champions USA retained their title after rolling to a 77-64 triumph against Spain in the Final of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women at Fenerbahce Arena in Istanbul on Sunday.
Sao Paulo Win In Brazil
Team Sao Paulo beat Santos 21-12 in Sunday's all-Brazilian final of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Rio de Janeiro Masters, which was held in one of the venues of the 2016 Olympic Games.
EuroBasket Partnerships Get Green Light
The Board of FIBA Europe which met in Madrid, Spain last week, took a range of decisions in addition to appointing the host cities of EuroBasket 2015.
FIBA reaches new digital heights
As well as being a resounding success on the courts, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup turned out to also be a huge hit across all of FIBA's digital platforms.
Key Appointments To Central Board
FIBA's Central Board convened its first meeting of the 2014-2019 term of office under the leadership of newly-elected President Horacio Muratore on Saturday 13 September.
Alba Iulia Withdraw From EuroLeague Women
Romanian club Alba Iulia have announced on Monday their withdrawal from the upcoming EuroLeague Women season.
FIBA Launches New App
Following on from the already huge digital success of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, FIBA has made available for free download a second screen "FIBA REPLAY" app from the Apple App Store.
EuroBasket 2015 Hosts Announced
Croatia, France, Germany and Latvia were awarded the right to be the hosts of next year's EuroBasket 2015, while France were also assigned the Final Phase.
Strong Audience Figures For Spain 2014 Group Phase Games
The Group Phase of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup witnessed a lot of thrilling, entertaining and close games and this was reflected in some equally impressive broadcast ratings.
3x3 Euro Championships Set For Tip-Off
History will be written on Friday when the inaugural edition of the 3x3 European Championships tips off in Bucharest.
Team Trbovlje Win FIBA 3x3 World Tour Masters in Lausanne
Team Trbovlje defeated Kranj in a thrilling 17-16 overtime win in Saturday's all-Slovenian final of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Lausanne Masters, which was held in the heart of the Olympic capital.
FIBA Team Up With Twitter
FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, and social media giant Twitter are teaming up on a large-scale and cutting-edge collaboration starting at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup (30 August-14 September).
Muratore Elected New FIBA President
Delegates from the 116 national federations in attendance at the FIBA World Congress on Thursday elected 12 of the potential 29 members that will make up the Central Board for the 2014-2019 term of office.
FIBA Launches TV Academy
FIBA has taken a huge leap forward with the launch of the TV Academy (, a revolutionary, innovative and cutting edge online educational tool.
FIBA Central Board Meets In Bilbao
FIBA on Wednesday held its final Central Board meeting of the 2010-2014 cycle.
EuroBasket 2015 Field Confirmed
The EuroBasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round concluded on Wednesday, with 13 teams securing their spot at next year's Final Round.
Countdown To 3x3 European Championships
The preparations for the inaugural 3x3 European Championships, organised by the Romanian Basketball Federation and Sport Arena Streetball, under the aegis of FIBA Europe, have entered the final phase.
Team Novi Sad win 4th FIBA 3x3 Masters25.08.2014
Kulagin, Savoy Receive One Game Ban23.08.2014
World’s #1 Shampoo Brand Head & Shoulders to join FIBA’s Global Partners19.08.2014
Serbia Best Of Europeans In Dubai17.08.2014
Official World Cup Song Released12.08.2014
FIBA Europe Announces 3x3 EC Pools06.08.2014
3X3 Euro C'Ships Field Complete03.08.2014
Eight Bid To Host EuroBasket 201501.08.2014
Israel To Play Montenegro In Cyprus30.07.2014
Follow U18 Men On YouTube24.07.2014
U20M Semis, Finals On LiveBasketball.tv19.07.2014
FIBA World Championship Women Tickets15.07.2014
U20M On YouTube, Livebasketball.tv14.07.2014
EC Small Countries Women Streamed Live14.07.2014
Demirel Meets Ukraine President08.07.2014
EuroCup Women Logo Unveiled06.07.2014
EuroChallenge 2014-15 Drawn06.07.2014
EuroLeague Women Season 2014-15 Drawn06.07.2014
EuroCup Women 2014-15 Drawn06.07.2014
Alba Iulia Joins EuroLeague Women05.07.2014
EuroLeague Women Draw Seedings04.07.2014
EuroCup Women Draw Seedings04.07.2014
EuroChallenge Draw Seedings Announced04.07.2014
U20W To Stream Live on YouTube02.07.2014
EuroCup Women 2014-15 Field Confirmed02.07.2014
EuroLeague Women Lineup Announced02.07.2014
Krasnoyarsk, Trabzonspor Join List02.07.2014
EuroChallenge 2014-15 Field Confirmed01.07.2014
Final Tickets On Sale Tuesday30.06.2014
EuroBasket Women 2015 Field Confirmed26.06.2014
FIBA Europe Correction18.06.2014
New Vice-Presidents Announced16.06.2014
FIBA Europe Relocate EuroBasket 201513.06.2014
All Stops Confirmed for 3x3 EuroTour12.06.2014
World Cup Courts Unveiled11.06.2014
Demirel, Novak Visit Ukraine10.06.2014
FIBA, IOC Fight Illegal Betting10.06.2014
FIBA Family Donate To Relief Effort27.05.2014
FIBA Reinstates Slovak Republic26.05.2014
FIBA Family Call For Support23.05.2014
Demirel Elected FIBA Europe President17.05.2014
Rafnsson Honoured At Assembly16.05.2014
3x3 Enters New Phase With IMG Partnership16.05.2014
Statement On EuroBasket 201515.05.2014
BWB To Be Held In Taipei City And Rome For First Time, Returns To Johannesburg13.05.2014
Seeking The Biggest Fan07.05.2014
Day Passes Go On Sale05.05.2014
Qualifiers Groups Set02.05.2014
3x3 EuroTour, Spalding Sign Partnership02.05.2014
3x3 EuroTour Gearing Up For Summer 29.04.2014