Press Releases 2014

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.
Tunisia host FIBA 3x3 U18 World Champ's
The 2015 edition of the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championships will take place in Tunisia next June and feature 48 teams from 36 countries, FIBA announced on Wednesday.
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 Masters
Team Novi Sad (SRB) edged out Bucharest (ROU) in an intense 16-14 win in Sunday's final of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Prague Masters, which was staged in the historic centre of the Czech capital.
Kulagin, Savoy Receive One Game Ban
FIBA Europe has imposed a one-game ban on two players and fined three Federations, following infraction of its regulations in recent EuroBasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round games.
World’s #1 Shampoo Brand Head & Shoulders to join FIBA’s Global Partners
FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, and Procter & Gamble (P&G), the world's largest maker of consumer packaged goods for home, hair and health, have signed a comprehensive partnership agreement to support FIBA's main competitions until 2015.
Serbia Best Of Europeans In Dubai
Serbia have finished the best of the European teams at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship in Dubai, defeating Spain 62-59 in the bronze medal game.
Official World Cup Song Released
FIBA, the International Basketball Federation and FEB, the Spanish Basketball Federation, on Tuesday released 'Sube la Copa' the official song of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
FIBA Europe Announces 3x3 EC Pools
FIBA Europe announced on Wednesday afternoon the pools for the inaugural 3x3 European Championships which take place from 5-7 September in Bucharest, Romania.
3X3 Euro C'Ships Field Complete
The field of the participating nations for the inaugural 3x3 European Championships is now completed after the last qualifying event drew to a close in Riga, on Sunday.
Eight Bid To Host EuroBasket 2015
FIBA Europe announced on Friday that it has received a record number of eight official bids from potential organisers of EuroBasket 2015.
Israel To Play Montenegro In Cyprus
FIBA Europe announced on Wednesday that Israel's EuroBasket 2015 Qualifying Round home game against Montenegro, on 10 August, will be played in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Follow U18 Men On YouTube
Fans of basketball can follow the action from the 2014 U18 European Youth Championship Men which tips off in Konya, Turkey today, on YouTube.
U20M Semis, Finals On
Fans of basketball will have the opportunity to watch the semi-finals and the two medal games from the U20 European Championship this weekend on
FIBA World Championship Women Tickets
Tickets for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women are on sale and can be purchased on, the official ticketing partner of the Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) for one of FIBA's flagship events.
U20M On YouTube,
The summer of live streaming from the 2014 European Youth Championships continues, with broadcasts from the U20 European Championship in Crete.
EC Small Countries Women Streamed Live
For the first time in its history the European Championship for Small Countries Women will be streamed live on the internet.
Demirel Meets Ukraine President
FIBA Europe President Turgay Demirel visited Ukraine on Tuesday to discuss EuroBasket 2017 with leading governmental officials.
EuroCup Women Logo Unveiled
FIBA Europe was proud to unveil the logo for the upcoming EuroCup Women season on Sunday in Munich.
EuroChallenge 2014-15 Drawn
The draw for EuroChallenge 2014-15 has concluded in Munich, Germany.
EuroLeague Women Season 2014-15 Drawn
The EuroLeague Women draw for the 2014-15 season has concluded in Munich, Germany.
EuroCup Women 2014-15 Drawn
The draw for EuroCup Women 2014-15 has concluded in Munich, Germany.
Alba Iulia Joins EuroLeague Women
Romanian club CSU Alba Iulia will join the EuroLeague Women field for the upcoming season, FIBA Europe confirmed on Saturday, at the clubs' general assembly.
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
Ukraine's Home Games Moved24.04.2014
Process Launched To Find Host of 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup16.04.2014
Additional Spain 2014 Venue And Finals Passes On Sale14.04.2014
Ambassadors Begin Their Roles14.04.2014
Ambassadors Help Out At UMMC Academy 13.04.2014
U17 Women Changes Hosts12.04.2014
Talks In Ekaterinburg Constructive10.04.2014
Semi-Final Pairings Set09.04.2014
Naismith Trophy On European Tour09.04.2014
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia To Host F431.03.2014
Board Agrees EuroBasket Steps22.03.2014
EuroLeague Women F8 Line-Up Complete19.03.2014
Clarification On 'Hosts Withdrawal' Claims19.03.2014
EuroChallenge Final-4 Line-up Confirmed18.03.2014
FIBA 3x3 World Tour Calendar Unveiled18.03.2014
New FIBA General Statutes Adopted17.03.2014
Draw Results 2014 World Championship for Women15.03.2014
Watch The Play-offs Live!14.03.2014
Procedure for Draw of the World Championship for Women14.03.2014
Moscow To Face Kursk In Final06.03.2014