The Belgian city of Antwerp was characterised by basketball over the weekend, with a record-breaking ‘Night of the Giants' being followed up by a successful clinic for referees and commissioners.
FIBA Europe has been involved in another successful referee clinic, this time in Tbilisi, Georgia from 26 to 29 March.
From 13 to 16 February the city of Malle, Belgium, hosted the third biannual International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Europe Technical Delegate Clinic.
This summer in the UAE and the Slovak Republic, Europe will have a strong representation of referees at the FIBA U17 Championship for Men (UAE) and FIBA U17 Championship for Women (Slovak Republic).
FIBA Europe will not only be well represented by teams at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, but also by officials.
The first group of Instructors and Potential Referees have just headed home after an intensive three days in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria.
Under the watchful eye of FIBA Europe Referee Co-ordinator Miguel Betancor and his team, which this year includes NBA Referee Operations Director of Development Ronnie Nunn and former NBA referee Tommy Nunez, all the participants of the Clinic For National Instructors and Potential Referees have attended lectures and meetings designed to raise the level of officiating and teaching in Europe.