History. The International Basketball Federation, more commonly known by the French acronym FIBA (Fédération Internationale de Basketball), is an association of national organisations which governs international competition in basketball. The association was founded in Geneva on 18 June 1932, two years after the sport was officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
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History. History: the birth of 3x3 basketball. The beginning of FIBA's intensified focus on 3x3 basketball came in 2007, when FIBA decided it would experiment with an alternative form of the sport at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Singapore. Examined in February 2007 by FIBA's Youth Basketball Commission and International Competitions Commission, 3x3 basketball was recommended to the FIBA Central Board as the format of play for the 2010 YOG, and approved in December 2007.
History. The idea for a place to preserve and celebrate the heritage of international basketball can be attributed to Pedro Ferrãndiz, who in 1990 approached the then FIBA Secretary General Borislav Stankovic for support.
FIBA History. Although Dr. James Naismith is recognized for inventing the game of basketball in December 1891, it wasn't until June 18, 1932, in Geneva, Switzerland that an international federation concerned with just basketball was formed. Then, less than three years later on February 28, 1935, the International Basketball Federation (FIBB) was officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) helping clear the way for men's basketball to become part of the 1936 Berlin ...
FIBA Open. Back. Book a conference room. History. Introduced in Africa during the middle of the 20 th century by missionaries and colonial administration, Basketball is today the second most popular sport on the continent. As the number of people practicing the game increased on the eve of the independence of African countries, and in order to coordinate the efforts of various emerging federations which promote this game, it appeared necessary to unify the rules and to launch continental ...
The History of the FIBA Basketball World Cup began in 1950, with the first FIBA Basketball World Cup, which was the 1950 FIBA World Championship. The FIBA Basketball World Cup is an international basketball competition contested by the men's national teams of the members of the International Basketball Federation, the sport's global governing body. The championship has been held every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1950. The tournament was conceived during the 1948 Summer Olympics
FIBA organizes both the men's and women's FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament and the Summer Olympics Basketball Tournament, which are sanctioned by the IOC. The FIBA Basketball World Cup is a world tournament for men's national teams held every four years.
History. The 2021 edition of the FIBA 3x3 Americup will be the first-ever national team competition for 3x3 in the Americas. The best 3x3 national teams in the Americas will get a chance to compete for continental supremacy when they meet for the first AmeriCup in 3x3 history in Miami scheduled November 12-14, 2021.
TASHKENT (Uzbekistan) – The FIBA Regional Office Asia held a Communications and Photography workshop for Uzbekistan Basketball Federation (UBF) from October 15-17 in Tashkent. The UBF has recently hired new communications and media staff and the purpose of this workshop was to train the new personnel and improve their communications and ...