Italy and Russia preparing to bid for Olympic Qualifying Tournaments?

Italy and Russia are preparing bids to host next year's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments that will determine the last remaining spots for the Rio 2016...

EuroBasket 2015 quarter-final preview, Rio now on the brain (ish)

With eight teams now remaining, Eurobasket 2015 starts to turn its attention not just on lifting the trophy aloft on Sunday night, but also...

Venezuela claim FIBA Americas title in Mexico

Venezuela won their first FIBA Americas title after upsetting favourites Argentina 76-71 in Mexico City. Both Venezuela and Argentina have advanced to the Rio Olympics,...

Nigeria beat Angola and win AfroBasket

Nigeria beat Angola 74-65 in the AfroBasket 2015 Final on Sunday to claim their first-ever continental championship in Rades, Tunisia. Angola entered the floor aiming at winning their 12th...

Andrei Kirilenko elected new president of Russian Basketball Federation

http://gty.im/469944358 Former Russia international Andrei Kirilenko has been elected as the new president of the Russian Basketball Federation, ousting his only rival candidate Dmitry Domani,...

Backboard malfunctions at AfroBasket 2015

Four days into Afrobasket 2015 in Tunisia and already the basket has been pulled down and now the backboard has shattered. The winner of FIBA...

Boomers qualify for Rio Olympics with win over Tall Blacks

Australia have qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics after defeating New Zealand 89-76 in Wellington to sweep the two-game series. The Boomers have also qualified...

Places filling for Rio Olympics as Canada and Australia win Zone tournaments

Hosts Canada successfully completed an undefeated 2015 edition of the continental championship by defeating previous champions Cuba 82-66 in the FIBA Americas Women's final. The...

Australia gain upper hand in Oceania series against Tall Blacks

Australia beat New Zealand 71-59 in the first game of the 2015 FIBA Oceania championship series in Melbourne on Saturday. The game itself certainly lived...

Olympic Qualifying Tournament format revealed

FIBA have announced the criteria to participate in the three Olympic Qualifying Tournaments. The men's events will be played in three separate tournaments. Five teams from...

Brazil given automatic Olympic spots

Brazil’s men’s and women’s national teams will compete in the Olympic Basketball Tournament at the 2016 Rio Games after FIBA’s Central Board decided to...

Russia suspended by FIBA and could miss EuroBasket

FIBA has announced the suspension of the Russian Basketball Federation with immediate effect. The suspension comes after two years of controversial infighting within the federation,...

Official: Sergio Scariolo returns to Spanish hotseat

Spain have put their championship-winning coach Sergio Scariolo back in charge of the national team for EuroBasket 2015. The 54-year-old Italian, who guided the national side to titles at...

Hosts Brazil might have to qualify for Rio 2016

The Brazilian national teams have learned that they will not be granted an automatic spot in the Rio Olympics next year as hosts. For the...
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