Press Releases 2013
FIBA Europe is proud to announce the beginning of voting for FIBA Europe Player of the Year 2013.
The Draws of the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round and the 2014 Youth European Championships were not the only highlight of the weekend in Munich.
The Youth European Championships 2014 Draw took place on Sunday in Freising, Germany.
The Draw for the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round was completed in Freising, Germany on Sunday.
The draw for the European Championship of the Small Countries Men and Women took place on Sunday in Freising, Germany.
FIBA Europe announced, Thursday, the seeding pots for the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round, ahead of Sunday's draw.
Ahead of this weekend's draw in Munich, Germany, the host cities for nearly all of the 2014 European youth championships have now been released.
FIBA's last Central Board meeting of 2013 came to a close on Sunday in Buenos Aires, Argentina with important discussions and exchange of information taking place on a variety of topics.
FIBA Europe Secretary General Kamil Novak will visit Ukraine in December to visit all of the designated venues for EuroBasket 2015.
On Tuesday 19 November, FIBA Europe launched a new Facebook page, "EuroBasket" which now incorporates all EuroBasket tournaments.
Following on from the announcement of all host countries for 2014 events at the FIBA Europe Board Meeting in Madrid, Spain over the weekend, the official draw is the next major event on the FIBA Europe calendar.
The FIBA Europe Board has approved a major change in the competition system of the EuroBasket finals format as of 2017, dispensing of the Second Round and moving into the elimination rounds directly after the first phase.
Following on from the success of the EuroBasket 2013 App which was launched back in August, FIBA Europe has now launched the "FIBA Europe Official App".
On request of a number of federations and as part of the on-going evaluation of youth basketball carried out by FIBA Europe, a meeting of performance directors was organised in Munich.
In anticipation of the start of the new EuroChallenge season on 5 November, FIBA Europe has launched a website exclusive to the competition.
Over the weekend in Prague, Czech Republic, mini basketball enthusiasts, coaches and specialists from around Europe met for the annual U14 Get Together.
The EuroLeague Women Final Eight 2014 will be hosted by the city of Ekaterinburg and the local club UMMC, FIBA Europe announced on Monday.
Digital sports media company PERFORM has partnered with FIBA, the FIBA zones including FIBA Europe and Euroleague Basketball, to provide a live streaming destination for global basketball.
The Czech capital, Prague, is getting ready to welcome the FIBA Europe 2013 U14 Get Together and Mini Basketball Convention, from 18-20 October.
The President of the French Basketball Federation (FFBB), Jean-Pierre Siutat, has been awarded the rank of Chevalier of the Legion of Honour by French President François Hollande.
Following the completion of EuroBasket 2013, 20 of the 24 nations who will compete at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain from 30 August-14 September are now known.
The Belgian basketball community has been in mourning following the passing of former Belgian Basketball Federation President, Philippe Verreydt. Mr Verreydt was aged 66.
The logo and visual identity of EuroBasket 2015 were unveiled on Sunday at a special ceremony and press-conference at Stozice Arena in Ljubljana a few hours before the EuroBasket 2013 medal games.
FIBA Europe and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of EuroBasket 2013 presented their respective reports on the tournament at a press conference in Ljubljana ahead of the medal games on Sunday.
FIBA Europe has officially ratified the status of VTB United League as an officially recognised organization, during the meeting of its Executive Committee Wednesday, in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
FIBA Europe and the Local Organising Committee of EuroBasket 2013 understand that a number of fans have bought their ticket for the wrong game in the Second Round, apparently being misled by incorrect times in the Game Schedule on the official website.
FIBA Europe was shocked and saddened to learn of the tragic accident on Saturday afternoon involving the team bus of Hungarian EuroLeague Women club Uni Gyor.
With the year's biggest basketball tournament just around the corner, FIBA Europe has released the Official EuroBasket 2013 App for mobile devices, which makes it possible to follow EuroBasket 2013 from almost everywhere.
At a press conference held before the final games at the U16 European Championship Men in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Sunday, FIBA Europe Secretary General Kamil Novak expressed his satisfaction with the tournament and the country's preparations ahead of EuroBasket 2015.
The Netherlands have been voided of two wins in the EuroBasket 2015 1st Qualification Round for playing two naturalised players.
FIBA Europe Secretary General Kamil Novak was honoured to attend the birthday celebrations of Bulgarian basketball legend Simeon Varchev on Wednesday night.
FIBA Europe Secretary General Kamil Novak was impressed by the skills on display by Europe's next generation of stars at the 7th FIBA Europe International Basketball Camp for U15 Girls
FIBA Europe is proud to announce that for a fourth year running the final stages of all 2013 Youth European Championships Division A will be produced for television and also be streamed on LiveBasketball.tv.
The EuroLeague Women draw for the 2013-14 season concluded on Friday in Munich, Germany.
The draw for the new season of EuroChallenge in Munich, Germany, was headlined by the presentation of the competition's new logo.
The Draw for EuroCup Women 2013-14 has concluded in Munich, Germany.
The Draw for EuroChallenge 2013-14 has concluded in Munich, Germany.
FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson was laid to rest on a sunny afternoon in his native Iceland on Thursday.
FIBA Europe announced on Thursday the seedings for the draw of the EuroChallenge 2013-14 season, which will take place in Munich, on Friday, 5 July.
FIBA Europe released on Thursday the seedings for the 2013-14 EuroLeague Women and EuroCup Women Draw, to take place at Munich's Kempinski Hotel on Friday, 5 July.
FIBA Europe announced on Wednesday the teams which will participate in the upcoming season of EuroChallenge.
FIBA Europe announced on Wednesday the composition of its two women's European club competitions for the upcoming 2013-14 season.
Basketball's world governing body, FIBA, and France's public broadcaster, France Televisions, have agreed a deal covering the men's and women's 2013 and 2015 EuroBasket Championships as well as the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain and the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey.
FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson's funeral will be held in Reykjavik, Iceland on 4th July at 3pm.
The second leg of the 3x3 EuroTour, set for Bratislava from 28th June -30th June, has been cancelled due to circumstances outside of the control of 3x3 EuroTour and FIBA Europe.
Moments of silence out of respect for the late FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson have been taken throughout European basketball tournaments and will continue in the coming days.
The world of basketball was shocked on Wednesday at the news of the untimely death of FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson in Geneva, Switzerland.
FIBA Europe and FIBA were shocked and saddened to learn on Wednesday evening of the unexpected passing away of FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson, age 50.
The semi-finalist pairings for EuroBasket Women 2015 1st Qualification Round have been set with the first games scheduled for 15th June.
Five Europeans have been included in the 2013 list of inductees to the FIBA Hall of Fame.