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fibaFIBA was founded on 18th June 1932 in Geneva, Switzerland. We therefore start our 75th Anniversary celebrations today and would like to invite you all to celebrate it with us.


The visionary men who met on that summer day of 1932 in Geneva would have probably never imagined, not even in their wildest dreams, how popular the game of basketball has become 75 years later. Basketball is amongst the most popular sports in the world and truly conforms one of the pillars of the Olympic movement.

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  • GBR - Buckle satisfied with competition in Great Britain squad

    Peter Buckle-17-04-2014LONDON (EuroBasket Women 2015) – Recently installed play-caller Peter Buckle has expressed satisfaction with his first Great Britain squad after revealing a 20-strong list of candidates who are vying to help the Brits reach a third successive EuroBasket Women Final Round. The qualification campaign to reach to make it to Hungary and Romania next ...

  • EUROLEAGUE - Inspirational Arroyo out for Game 2

    Carlos Arroyo-17-04-2014BARCELONA (Euroleague) - Carlos Arroyo isn't just any run-of-the-mill point guard. He's the player, remember, that pulled most of the strings in Puerto Rico's famous opening day upset of the United States at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Looking back at that incredible result for Puerto Rican basketball, Arroyo had 27 points, seven assists and four ...

  • USA - Gold medal winner Phillips returns to lead U17 challenge

    Sue Phillips-16-04-2014COLORADO SPRINGS (FIBA U17 World Championship for Women) – Sue Phillips will continue to hold the reins for the USA at the U17 World Championship for Women in Czech Republic after being given the mandate to continue with her work which returned a top of the podium finish at the FIBA Americas U16 tournament last year. The play-caller will return with ...

  • USA - Gasol's Griz beat Dragic's Suns to final playoff spot

    Marc-Gasol-15-04-2014PHOENIX (NBA) - The Phoenix Suns enjoyed a terrific turnaround season in 2013-14, yet have come up short of the playoffs. The Memphis Grizzlies beat the team from the desert on Monday night, 97-91, to clinch the eighth and final spot in the Western Conference postseason. Spain's Marc Gasol, who missed a long stretch of the 2013-14 campaign through injury, ...

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