Press Releases 2014

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 Seedings
FIBA Europe announced on Friday the seedings for the new season of the EuroLeague Women, before the draw which is set for this coming Sunday, 6 July.
EuroCup Women Draw Seedings
FIBA Europe announced on Friday the seedings for the upcoming draw of the new EuroCup Women season, on Sunday, 6 July.
EuroChallenge Draw Seedings Announced
FIBA Europe announced on Friday the seedings for the upcoming draw of the new EuroChallenge season, on Sunday, 6 July.
U20W To Stream Live on YouTube
The U20 European Championship Women 2014 in Udine, Italy heralds a new era in FIBA Europe's commitment to providing as much live basketball to as big of an audience as possible with a number of games set to be streamed on
EuroCup Women 2014-15 Field Confirmed
FIBA Europe announced on Thursday, the clubs which will participate in next season's EuroCup Women.
EuroLeague Women Lineup Announced
FIBA Europe announced Wednesday the clubs that will compete in the upcoming EuroLeague Women 2014-15 season.
Krasnoyarsk, Trabzonspor Join List
FIBA Europe announced on Wednesday that Enisey Krasnoyarsk (RUS) and Trabzonspor Medical Park (TUR) have joined the list of the EuroChallenge 2014-15 teams.
EuroChallenge 2014-15 Field Confirmed
FIBA Europe announced on Tuesday the 32 clubs which will participate in the EuroChallenge 2014-15 season.
Final Tickets On Sale Tuesday
The last chance to get 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup tickets as Session Passes go on sale Tuesday 1 July at 12:00 CET (GMT +2)
EuroBasket Women 2015 Field Confirmed
Eleven teams punched their ticket to the EuroBasket Women 2015 in Hungary & Romania, after the conclusion of the 2nd Qualification Round, Wednesday.
FIBA Europe Correction
Due to unforeseen technical difficulties, the correct listings of the FIBA Europe commissions in their entirety were not displayed correctly on on 16, 17 and 18 June.
New Vice-Presidents Announced
Cyriel Coomans, Dino Meneghin and Oleksandr Volkov were announced as the FIBA Europe vice-presidents for the 2014-2018 term of office at the first sitting of the new FIBA Europe Board.
FIBA Europe Relocate EuroBasket 2015
The Board of FIBA Europe has decided to relocate EuroBasket 2015 from Ukraine to a new destination, during its meeting in Munich, Germany on Friday.
All Stops Confirmed for 3x3 EuroTour
All stops are now confirmed for the 2014 3x3 EuroTour, with Split, Croatia and Gdynia, Poland completing the calendar, which takes in nine stops across Europe.
World Cup Courts Unveiled
FIBA, and the Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB), on Wednesday unveiled the personalised custom-made official courts and backstop units that will be used at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Demirel, Novak Visit Ukraine
New FIBA Europe President Turgay Demirel and Secretary General Kamil Novak were in Ukraine, Tuesday, to discuss EuroBasket 2015 with the country's representatives.
FIBA, IOC Fight Illegal Betting
FIBA has reasserted its commitment to fighting illegal betting, match-fixing and corruption in sport by signing up to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Integrity Betting Intelligence System (IBIS).
FIBA Family Donate To Relief Effort
FIBA and FIBA Europe on Tuesday announced they are contributing €100,000 to the relief effort in support of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia.
FIBA Reinstates Slovak Republic
FIBA on Monday lifted the suspension of the Slovak Basketball Association Basketball by reinstating it with full rights, allowing the country's national teams and officials to take part in all FIBA competitions and activities.
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
Statement Regarding U18 Men Div. B03.03.2014
Three More Ambassadors Announced28.02.2014
ELW Play-Off Match-Ups Set26.02.2014
U17 World Champs for Women Groups Drawn26.02.2014
FIBA Europe Discusses EuroBasket 201526.02.2014
EuroChallenge QF Play-off Pairings Set25.02.2014
Bucharest To Host 3x3 European Champs 25.02.2014
World Cup Tickets On Sale18.02.2014
EuroCup Women Semi-Finals Set13.02.2014
2014 U17 World Cup Groups Drawn12.02.2014
Lyttle Is 2013 Women's POY06.02.2014
Parker Is 2013 Men's POY05.02.2014
Ndour is 2013 Young Women's POY05.02.2014
Saric is 2013 Young Men's POY05.02.2014
Central Board Meeting Key Decisions 04.02.2014
2014 World Cup Groups Revealed04.02.2014
2nd QR Groups Drawn03.02.2014
Seedings, Format Of Qualifiers Determined01.02.2014
Europe Claims Three World Cup Wildcards01.02.2014