Press Releases 2012

Player Of The Year Voting Commences
FIBA Europe is proud to announce the beginning of voting for European Players of the Year 2012.
Quarter-Final Pairings Set
The Quarter-Final pairings of EuroCup Women 2012-13 were set on Thursday, following the conclusion of the Eighth-Finals of the competition.
EuroChallenge Last 16 Field Completed
After six games in the Regular Season of the EuroChallenge, 16 teams qualified for the second stage of the competition.
FIBA Europe, Krasnenkov Meet
The current situation in European Basketball was the main topic of discussion in the recent visit of Alexander Krasnenkov, the President of the Russian Basketball Federation (RBF), at the FIBA Europe Headquarters in Munich.
1st Qualification Round Draw Complete
History was made in Freising, Germany on Saturday when FIBA Europe held the inaugural draws for EuroBasket 2015 1st Qualification Round and EuroBasket Women 2015 1st Qualification Round.
Youth Events Draw Completed
The FIBA Europe 2013 Youth Championships draw took place on Saturday in Freising, Germany.
2013 Draws Set For Saturday
Saturday 8 December marks the draws for EuroBasket 2015 1st Qualification Round, EuroBasket Women 2015 1st Qualification Round, as well the 16 Youth European Championships 2013.
2013 Youth Championship Venues Decided
FIBA Europe has announced the final list of hosts for the Youth European Championships of 2013.
Eighth-Finals Pairings Set
VS Prague, Horizont, Antakya and Ruzomberok were the last teams to qualify for the Eighth-Finals of the EuroCup Women after Regular Season action concluded on Thursday night.
Board Opposes 4-Year EuroBasket Cycle
The FIBA Europe Board has expressed its dissatisfaction with certain aspects of the planned reform of the global calendar, decided by FIBA's recent Central Board in Kuala Lumpur.
EuroBasket 2013 Draw Complete
The unique settings of the Postojna Cave provided the background as the Draw of EuroBasket 2013 marked the start of the official countdown to Europe's premier basketball event.
FEP Agrees To Facilitate Slovenian Request
FIBA Europe Properties announced on Sunday that an agreement has been reached with the Slovenian Government with regard to the latter's contractual obligations relating to EuroBasket 2013.
Struggling Ramla Withdraw From EuroCup
FIBA Europe has confirmed the withdrawal of Elitzur Ramla for the remainder of Eurocup Women 2012/2013.
Competition Schedule Set
The competition schedule for EuroBasket Women 2013 was announced by FIBA Europe and the EuroBasket Women Local Organising Committee on Monday.
Novak Appointed Secretary General
FIBA Europe has appointed 45-year-old former Czech international Kamil Novak as its new Secretary General.
Famous Attraction To Host Draw Ceremony
A distinctive tourist attraction, the Postojna Cave, a famous 20,570 metre long Karst cave system near the Slovenian city by the same name, has been chosen by the Local Organising Committee to host the EuroBasket 2013 Draw ceremony on 18 November.
Regular Season Field Complete
Tofas SC Bursa, Gaz Metan Medias, Pizza Express Apollon and Joensuun Kataja clinched the last four available places in the EuroChallenge Regular Season on Tuesday.
EuroBasket 2013 Draw Seeds Announced
FIBA Europe has confirmed the seedings for the EuroBasket 2013 Draw, which will take place later this year.
Board Approves Alternative Venues
The Board of FIBA Europe has approved the Celje Arena in Celje and Hala Tivoli in Ljubljana as the two alternative First Round venues for EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia.
EuroBasket Women 2013 Draw Completed
The EuroBasket Women 2013 Draw took place on Friday in the storied UNESCO building in Paris, France.
EuroBasket Women Seedings Announced
FIBA Europe has announced the seedings for the EuroBasket Women 2013 draw which will take place in Paris on Friday
EuroBasket 2013 Field Complete
Serbia, Sweden, Latvia, Belgium and Turkey were the teams that earned the coveted last five tickets to EuroBasket 2013 on Tuesday.
Venue Decision Still Pending
FIBA Europe would like to clarify that a decision regarding the venues of EuroBasket 2013 is still pending.
Statement On Health Issue At U20 Women
FIBA Europe would like to clarify the following regarding the issue of the hospitalisation of a number of players, team delegation members and Organising Committee staff at the U20 European Championship Women 2012 in Debrecen, Hungary.
Youth Finals Live On FIBA Europe TV
Watch the medal games of all the 2012 Youth European Championships Live and for Free on FIBA Europe TV!
EuroChallenge Regular Season Drawn

The EuroChallenge 2012/13 season was officially inaugurated in Germany on Friday with the competition Draw.

EuroLeague Women Regular Season Drawn
The Draw for Women's Basketball elite club competition, the 2012/13 EuroLeague Women season, concluded on Friday in Munich, Germany.
EuroCup Women Regular Season Drawn
The Draw for EuroCup Women 2012/13 has concluded in Freising, Germany.
EuroChallenge Seedings Announced
FIBA Europe has announced the seedings for the EuroChallenge Regular Season Draw, which will take place on July 6 at 11:45 CET in Freising, Germany.
EuroLeague Women Seedings Announced
FIBA Europe has announced the seedings for the EuroLeague Women Regular Season Draw, which will take place on Friday 6 July at 11:30 CET in Freising, Germany.
EuroCup Women Seedings Announced
FIBA Europe has announced the seedings for the EuroCup Women Draw which will take place on Friday 6 July at 11:15 CET in Freising, Germany.
Club Competition Draws On Friday
The Draws of the three European club competitions administered by FIBA Europe will take place on Friday 6 July in Freising, Germany.
EuroCup Women 2012/13 Clubs Announced
FIBA Europe has announced the list of teams that will participate in the 2012/13 edition of EuroCup Women.
EuroChallenge 2012/13 Clubs Announced
FIBA Europe has announced the list of teams to participate in the EuroChallenge 2012/13 season.
EuroLeague Women Clubs Announced
FIBA Europe has announced the list of teams that will participate in the 2012/13 EuroLeague Women season.
FIBA Celebrates 80-Year Anniversary
Exactly 80 years ago, on 18 June 1932, eight nations signed the founding act of the Fédération Internationale de Basketball Amateur, FIBA.
Emma Meesseman Presented With Award
Before the tip-off of Belgium's EuroBasket Women Qualification Round opener against Slovenia, Emma Meesseman received her 2011 FIBA Europe Young Women's Player of the Year award.
President Meets Slovenian Government
FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson travelled to Ljubljana to meet with Government representatives following an invitation by the Slovenian Government.
July Date Set For Cup Draws
The Draws for all FIBA Europe club competitions 2012/13 will take place in Freising, Germany on Friday, 6th July.
FIBA Europe Celebrates 10th Birthday
A very special to European basketball anniversary culminated with a fittingly spectacular fireworks display that illuminated the night sky over Ljubljana on Saturday.
General Assembly Concludes In Ljubljana
The FIBA Europe General Assembly 2012 concluded in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana, Saturday, with a message of unity among its member Federations and a promise to work harder to bring further success to European basketball on and off the court.
General Assembly At The Weekend
FIBA Europe members will gather in Ljubljana, Slovenia this weekend for the organisation's annual General Assembly, which promises to be a landmark event.
Secretary General Relieved Of His Duties
FIBA Europe has announced that Secretary General Nar Zanolin has been relieved of his duties with immediate effect, after a decision by the organisation's Executive Committee on 7th May.
Final Four Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday
Tickets for the EuroChallenge Final Four will go on sale on Tuesday 17 April, the organisers of the event announced today.
FIBA Europe Meets With Top European Countries
FIBA Europe and the recently most successful countries in European basketball had a meeting in Istanbul on Saturday.
FIBA Europe Opposes Violence In Basketball
The FIBA Europe Executive Committee has issued a statement, reacting to Thursday's incidents.
Torrens Receives Player Of Year Award
Alba Torrens envisioned herself playing in the very first EuroLeague Women Final Eight when she signed for Galatasaray last summer.
Szolnoki Olaj KK Will Host Final Four
FIBA Europe announced on Monday that Szolnoki Olaj KK will host the EuroChallenge 2012 Final Four in Debrecen, Hungary.
FIBA Europe Discusses New Calendar Proposal
The FIBA Europe Board which convened in Stockholm this weekend discussed the new calendar proposal brought forward by FIBA.
Triumph, Szolnoki Join Final Four

Szolnoki Olaj and Triumph Lyubertsy join Elan Chalon and Besiktas Milangaz in the EuroChallenge Final Four 2012.

EuroBasket Women 2013 Website Goes Live08.03.2012
Sparta&K, Rivas Complete Final-8 Line-Up29.02.2012
Quarter-Final Pairings Decided28.02.2012
Dirk Nowitzki Is Player Of The Year14.02.2012
Valanciunas, Young Men’s Player Of 201113.02.2012
Torrens Is Women’s Player of the Year07.02.2012
Meesseman, Young Women’s Player of 201106.02.2012
Romanian Gala Marks Anniversary05.02.2012
Eighth-Finals Play-Offs Pairings Set01.02.2012
Austrian Federation Visits FIBA Europe18.01.2012