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3×3 basketball, hopes for Olympic Games

FIBA President Horacio Muratore (left) and FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann met with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.

FIBA is ready to submit the proposal to IOC in due course to have 3×3 at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Abu Dhabi Sports Council and UAE Basketball Association are part of the global effort to achieve this goal, following a very active 2015 season, ended with the best 3×3 event ever, FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final.

Road to Abu Dhabi: FIBA unveils the 3×3 World Tour Calendar

FIBA announced the calendar for its 2015 FIBA 3×3 World Tour at a press conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday.

For its fourth edition, the FIBA 3×3 World Tour will continue to visit some of the most vibrant urban cities around the world: Manila, Prague, Beijing, Olympic capital Lausanne, Mexico, Rio de Janeiro and Abu Dhabi. Continue reading Road to Abu Dhabi: FIBA unveils the 3×3 World Tour Calendar

U18 category: Check the schedule for KO Round games

The Under 18 categories opened the fourth stage of the Abu Dhabi 3×3 Basketball Tour, and after some spectacular games the better teams advanced to the knock-out round.

So here is the schedule for the KO Round, with the games starting at 12.00 for both boys and girls category: Continue reading U18 category: Check the schedule for KO Round games

Abu Dhabi to host FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final in 2015 and 2016

The 2015 and 2016 editions of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final will take place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Abu Dhabi, FIBA announced on Tuesday.

The event will be organised in cooperation with FIBA by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council together with Extra International Sport and Sport Arena, an international promoter who has been one of the pioneers in the development of 3×3.

Continue reading Abu Dhabi to host FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final in 2015 and 2016