Tag Archives: sport arena

Abu Dhabi 3×3 Tour 2016, ready to start

More than 200 players are ready for action on the courts installed in ADNEC, for the first tournament of the Abu Dhabi 3×3 Basketball Tour.

The FIBA Endorsed event, organized within the Abu Dhabi Sports Festival 2016 in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, will be played on Friday and Saturday starting 09 PM in each of the days.

The registered players and their friends are invited in ADNEC also on Thursday evening, starting 9PM, as the courts are opened for practice and pick-up games. The full game schedule of the event and side-events is available on the official website of the competition, www.abudhabi3x3.com

The registration was free of charge and all the players will receive an official game jersey. Four age categories are available, for both men and women – U13, U15, U18 and Open, and the best teams from each Quest will qualify for the Quest Final on 18 June.

The winner of the Quest Final will represent Abu Dhabi in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour.

The 3×3 basketball event concept it’s not only dedicated to the players. All the spectators, families and basketball friends, are invited to be part of this sport experience. DJ scratching all day long, contests for spectators, kids area and other side-events will generate a lot of fun for all the family members.

Abu Dhabi 3×3 Basketball Tour is organized by Abu Dhabi Sports Council together with UAE Basketball Association.

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

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