The Semi-Final Round of the 2003 European Championship for Women has come to an end with the following teams qualifying for the Final Round, which will take place 19th - 28th September, 2003 in Pyrgos, Amaliada and Patras, Greece.
The Board of FIBA Europe met for its 2nd session of the 2002-2006 term of office on 8th and 9th November, 2002 in Madrid, Spain.
In just over 1 month's time the top 30 national teams in Europe will begin the penultimate stage of their campaigns to qualify for the 2003 European Championship for Men, 5-14 September in Borås, Luleå, Norrköping, Södertälje and Stockholm, Sweden.
FIBA Europe announced two key personnel moves today with the addition of Mr. Nar Zanolin as Assistant Executive Director and Mr. Kosta Iliev as Assistant Sport Director.
For most basketball fans and players around Europe the past summer's national team competitions are fading from memory as domestic leagues start around the continent and new goals are set for the 2002/2003 season. There is no difference for FIBA Europe and the new-look club competitions which start tonight with the Champions Cup. Here is a quick recap on the format and schedule of the competition.
German champion BC Wuppertal Wings has confirmed to FIBA Europe that it will not take part in the 2002/2003 EuroLeague Women. As a result, Wuppertal is replaced in Group A by ZKK Buducnost, Podgorica (YUG). The EuroLeague Women starts on 30th October, 2002.
The draw for the groups of the EuroLeague Women 2003 was held today, 6th August 2002, in Munich, Federal Republic of Germany. The results were as follows:
The draw for the FIBA Europe Champions Cup, Regional Challenge and Cup Women were held today 30th July 2002. The results are as follows:
The final registration for FIBA Europe 2002/2003 club competitions is now complete. The following clubs have registered for the EuroLeague Women, the FIBA Europe Cup Women, the FIBA Europe Champions Cup and the Regional Challenge:
The draws for all of FIBA Europe Champions Cup, the FIBA Europe Regional Challenge and the FIBA Europe Cup Women will take place on the 30th July at the following locations and times (please note that all times are local):
The President and the Executive Director of FIBA Europe met with the Managing Directors of the FIBA Europe South, North and West Conferences on the occasion of the European Championship for Junior Men in Stuttgart, Germany to discuss FIBA Europe's club competitions for the 2002/2003 season.
Mr. George Vassilakopoulos, President of FIBA Europe, gave a press conference today in Athens, Greece in which he discussed the reasons why FIBA Europe and ULEB were unable to reach an agreement for the 2002/2003 season and the upcoming FIBA Europe Champions Cup.
Mr. George Vassilakopoulos the President of FIBA Europe will hold a press conference tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday 9th July) at 12:30pm at the Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens, Greece.
The Executive Committee of FIBA Europe, after meeting with the representatives of all FIBA Europe Conferences and the President of the Competitions Commission, on 29th June 2002 in Halkida, Greece, has taken the following decisions: