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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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  • POL - Kobryn U-turn fuels Polish ambitions

    Ewelina-Kobryn-17-06-2014WLADYSLAWOWO (EuroBasket Women 2015) - Having previously decided to hang up her national team vest and retire, Ewelina Kobryn is demonstrating why her recent change of heart over representing her nation was greeted with such delight after putting Poland firmly on the road to EuroBasket Women 2015. The standout center underlined her quality with a stunning ...


  • FIBA/NBA - Basketball without Borders enjoys Italian job

    BWB-Europe-16-06-2014ROME (Basketball without Borders) - Basketball without Borders (BWB), the NBA and FIBA's global basketball development programme, is continuing to make a positive splash around the globe after the successful conclusion of its European camp in the Italian capital of Rome earlier this month (2-5 June). One of the highlights at the event - which saw 50 of the ...


  • FIBA - FIBA Europe relocate EuroBasket 2015

    FIBA-Europe-EuroBasket-2015MUNICH (EuroBasket 2015) - During its meeting in Munich on Friday, the Board of FIBA Europe decided to relocate EuroBasket 2015 from Ukraine to a new destination. The decision was taken after careful consideration of the continuous political situation and security issues in Ukraine, which are deemed as less than favourable for the staging of such an ...


  • EUROLEAGUE - Maccabi stun Real Madrid in title game

    Maccabi-Tel-Aviv-EuroleagueMILAN (Euroleague) - David Blatt presided over one of the biggest upsets in international basketball history when he coached Russia to a 60-59 triumph over hosts Spain in the Final of EuroBasket 2007. JR Holden's late jump shot gave the Russians victory in that title game played in Madrid. Several years later and against some of the same Spanish national ...


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