Road to Abu Dhabi 2016 will start mid July in Mexico City

For the second year in a row Abu Dhabi will be the world capital of 3×3 basketball. The fifth edition of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour will start in Mexico City on 16-17 July and culminate with the World Tour Final in Abu Dhabi on 27-28 October. Continue reading Road to Abu Dhabi 2016 will start mid July in Mexico City

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.

UAE basketball personality, awarded by FIBA

The 3×3 Head of UAE Basketball Association, H.E. Khalid Al Hanaei, was appointed FIBA 3×3 Consul, during the latest meeting of the FIBA 3×3 Advisory Board, that took place during the FIBA 3×3 All Stars in Doha, Qatar. Continue reading UAE basketball personality, awarded by FIBA

Abu Dhabi sets benchmark for FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final

Abu Dhabi is set to host the International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) 3×3 World Tour Final in 2016 following this year’s highly successful staging of the event’s final in the UAE capital which FIBA deemed one of the best ever. Continue reading Abu Dhabi sets benchmark for FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final

Al Wahda retains the FIBA 3×3 World Tour crown, in Abu Dhabi!

Team Al Wahda from UAE won the fourth edition of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final that took place in Abu Dhabi, on 15-16 October 2015. For two days 3×3 basketball was the heart and soul of Abu Dhabi and the venue built from the scratch in front of Nation Towers attracted more than 5000 people in both days of the competition. Continue reading Al Wahda retains the FIBA 3×3 World Tour crown, in Abu Dhabi!

Calvin “The Beast” Abueva will star in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final, in Abu Dhabi

He just led his national team to the final of the FIBA Asia Championship and was one game close to the Olympic tournament. Now he is chasing another dream, in Abu Dhabi, at the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final (October 15-16, Nation Towers on Corniche Road, daily from 6pm-11pm). Calvin Abueva, the superstar of Philippines will try to go against all odds together with his 3×3 basketball team, Manila North. Continue reading Calvin “The Beast” Abueva will star in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final, in Abu Dhabi