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fibaeuropeThe International Basketball Federation (French: Fédération Internationale de Basketball), more commonly known by the French acronym FIBA (pronounced /ˈfiːbə

FIBA is an association of national organizations which governs international competition in basketball.

Originally known as the Fédération Internationale de Basketball Amateur  (hence FIBA), in 1989 it dropped the Amateur from its official name but retained the initialism, because of the first two letters of the word basketball.




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    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 ...

  • EUROLEAGUE - A heavyweight showdown to savor

    Ioannis Bourousis-14-04-2014MADRID (Euroleague) - There will be no shortage of intensity when the Turkish Airlines Euroleague playoffs tip off this week. FC Barcelona, EA7 Armani Milan, Olympiacos and Panathinaikis are still in title hunt after claiming the top four spots in Top 16 Group E, while making it through Group F are CSKA Moscow, Real Madrid, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv and ...

  • EUROCUP - Herculean effort as Zisis lifts Unics into Final

    Nikos Zisis-10-04-2014KAZAN (Eurocup) - Nikos Zisis has had some huge games in his famous career, both with Greece and the various club sides that he's played for. It's safe to say he has never been as lethal in one half of basketball, though, as he was on Wednesday night in Kazan, Russia. Playing in the second leg of the Eurocup Semi-Final for Unics Kazan against Crvena ...

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    Marianna Tolo-10-04-2014EKATERINBURG (EuroLeague Women) - Opals center Marianna Tolo finally found her feet at the EuroLeague Women Final Eight to help Tango Bourges sneak into the semi-finals of the competition for a second time in as many years. Having endured a rough initiation which saw her draw successive blanks from 12 attempts off the back of a nasty stomach bug en-route ...

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