When it comes to the basketball battle of the sexes, it is the women who reign supreme over the men in Romania. Encouragingly for fans of the female game, it isn't just at senior level, with the Federation also encouraged and excited by last years results at youth level.
While the senior team will once again have the opportunity of staking their claim for a place at Eurobasket Women in the summer, the U20 Women also now find themselves in Division A having gained promotion last year thanks mainly to the exciting trio of Claudia Pop, Ramona Tarta and Elisabeth Pavel.
Dusko Ivanovic and the Bosnia and Herzegovina Basketball Federation (KSBiH) will soon announce whether their collaboration will extend into EuroBasket 2015, the coach has told fibaeurope.com
If Adam Waczynski could travel in time, he'd probably go back to September 2013, just to tell everybody on the Polish national team to shut their ears and hum loudly until the hype fades out.
BASKETBALL IN EUROPE
Spain's Pau and Marc Gasol are set to face off at the opening tip of the 2015 NBA All-Star Game in front of a worldwide TV audience of millions, following the final balloting results.
They may be fighting through adversity to continue collecting wins in both Euroleague Women and the Russian League, but personnel problems are threatening to wear down Nadezhda.
The most difficult stunt that Giannis Antetokounmpo had to pull off during his four-day stay in London was not any of his spectacular plays during the Thursday win over the New York Knicks.
It is hard to imagine universally acclaimed footballers Thierry Henry, Cesc Fabregas, Didier Drogba or Jack Wilshere being upstaged at a sporting venue, particularly one in London.
Spanish legend Pau Gasol has evaluated the -increasingly probable- prospect of both himself and his brother Marc being voted in the starting line-up of their respective conferences in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game.
Player of the year
On Wednesday Spain introduced to the public their national team who will compete in the FIBA World Championship in Turkey later this year and began by honoring one of Europe's brightest stars.
FIBA Europe Secretary General Nar Zanolin was on hand to present Ricky Rubio with the 2009 FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year Award.
The names of ten lucky basketball fans who won Molten basketballs, were announced by FIBA Europe.
The winners were picked among the 15,000 voters who cast their ballot online for the FIBA Europe Player of the Year awards 2009.