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Basketball - 20 Oct 2006
Barcelona, October 19th, 2006. Once again this fall, the date of the first Euroleague game of the season is circled in red on the calendars of all basketball fans.
Basketball - 12 Oct 2006
Euroleague Basketball CEO Jordi Bertomeu <BR>"Good afternoon. Now that we are here, about to finish this tour, we have to be ready to make a very good evaluation of this experience.
Basketball - 25 Sep 2006
The Euroleague announced on Friday that the regular season will start on Tuesday, October 24, one day later than planned, as DKV Joventut hosts Panathinaikos in Badalona, Spain.
Basketball - 22 Sep 2006
Some of the Euroleague Basketball's finest teams will participate in a unique, new showcase when NBA Europe Live presented by EA Sports comes to the Old Continent in October
Basketball - 14 Sep 2006
The excitement surrounding the upcoming 2006-07 season could be felt in Athens one day before the Euroleague Basketball Draw as representatives of all 24 teams gathered Wednesday for meetings of the Euroleague Board and Euroleague General Assembly.
Basketball - 14 Sep 2006
Euroleague Basketball announced on Wednesday the re-organization of its communications department, including the incorporation of several new professionals dedicated to serving the press and public with improved informational services.
Basketball - 13 Sep 2006
The opening act of a new and exciting season, the Euroleague Basketball Draw on Thursday in Athens, comes with a new and exciting way to follow it.
Basketball - 07 Sep 2006
CSKA Moscow president Sergey Kushchenko, whose team brought the continental title back to Europe's biggest country, will receive Euroleague Basketball's Club Executive of the Year Award when the draw for a new Euroleague season takes place on September 14 in Athens, Greece.
Basketball - 05 Sep 2006
The world-renowned Athens Concert Hall at Megaron has been chosen as the site for the Euroleague Basketball Draw, the first event of the new 2006-07 season, it was announced on Monday.
Basketball - 28 Jul 2006
BARCELONA - 28&nbsp; July 2006 - Euroleague Basketball have closed a deal with Comtec, specialists in organising sporting events, wherein the aforementioned agency will collaborate with and offer their consulting services to Euroleague Basketball in the production and execution of official events.
Basketball - 11 Jul 2006
The Euroleague Basketball Assembly, during its meeting last week in Barcelona, decided to retain Maurizio Gherardini as a new sports consultant reporting directly to the office of the CEO, Jordi Bertomeu. Gherardini, who until the season just ended was the general manager at Benetton Treviso, has recently joined the basketball staff of the NBA's Toronto Raptors.
Basketball - 16 Jun 2006
Euroleague Basketball CEO Jordi Bertomeu travelled to the United States on Friday to take part in meetings with NBA officials during that league's playoff final series.
Basketball - 19 May 2006
Like the competitions it follows, Euroleague.net enjoyed solid growth during the 2005-06 season, during which traffic to Euroleague Basketball's official website rose two-thirds from the previous year.
Basketball - 20 Mar 2006
Legendary player and Zalgiris president Arvydas Sabonis visited Euroleague Basketball headquarters in Barcelona on Friday for an hour-long meeting with CEO Jordi Bertomeu to talk about new arena plans for his club in Kaunas, Lithuania.
Basketball - 13 Mar 2006
Response by fans to the 2006 Final Four in Prague next month has been widespread and impressive, Euroleague Basketball CEO Jordi Bertomeu told a press conference in the Czech Republic capital on Thursday.
Basketball - 17 Feb 2006
After attending the first night of the Spanish King's Cup in Madrid, Euroleague Basketball CEO Jordi Bertomeu has traveled to NBA all-star weekend in Houston, Texas to participate with NBA Commissioner David Stern in the presentation on Saturday of the official sponsors of the NBA Europe Live presented by EA SPORTS(tm), a series of exhibition games between NBA, Euroleague and ULEB Cup teams scheduled for early October.
Basketball - 16 Feb 2006
Following the Euroleague Basketball Top 16 Draw, the Board of Directors - presided over by Eduardo Portela, the ULEB President - discussed various topics related to current economic, athletic and social state of the organization.
Basketball - 10 Feb 2006
It was the 16th of October, 2000, and in the now-defunct Raimundo Saporta Pavillion, the hosts from Real Madrid and guests from Olympiacos Pireaus made a dream come true by playing the very first game of the just-born Euroleague.
Basketball - 26 Jan 2006
The professional conference called Sports Media Rights - The New Market, organized by Sportcal.com in London on Monday, featured the participation of Andrea Bassani, the TV Director of Euroleague Basketball.
Basketball - 13 Jan 2006
BARCELONA -- January 13, 2006 -- Next Tuesday, January 17, the 4th annual Euroleague Marketing Workshop, organized by Euroleague Basketball, will be held in Barcelona.
Basketball - 06 Jan 2006
BARCELONA&nbsp; -- January 5, 2006 -- Euroleague Basketball has reached an agreement with LASTMINUTE.COM, making the internet leader in travel and leisure activities the Official On-line Travel Agency for the highest level European club basketball competition.
Basketball - 08 Nov 2005
Euroleague Basketball today announced that tickets to the 2006 Final Four will go on sale Tuesday&nbsp; through the official website of the competition, Euroleague.net.
Basketball - 01 Nov 2005
BARCELONA - October 31, 2005 - The Euroleague Basketball General Assembly, meeting on Monday in Istanbul hours before the opening game of the 2005-06 season, received good news on several fronts about the progress of the competition heading into its sixth season.
Basketball - 26 Oct 2005
Monaco, 25 October 2005 - An ambitious agreement reached between Euroleague Basketball and the pan-European sport channel Eurosport 2 will provide an unrivalled coverage of the ULEB Cup, starting on November 8, 2005.
Basketball - 19 Oct 2005
BARCELONA -- October 18, 2005 -- Euroleague Basketball has renewed its television contract with Canal+ of Poland (Cyfra+) for the next three seasons (2005 to 2008).
Basketball - 15 Sep 2005
BARCELONA -- September 14th, 2005 -- In all future games, starting with the upcoming 2005-06 season, Euroleague Basketball will be using the Precision Time System, a revolutionary technology that will facilitate the elimination of errors in control of the game clock, especially at critical moments that come in the course of play at the ends of quarters and possessions.
Basketball - 21 Jun 2005
An exciting old capital will stage the first act of a promising new basketball season following the announcement Tuesday that the Union of European Basketball Leagues (ULEB) will hold&nbsp; the first double draws for the continent's top competitions in Prague, the Czech Republic, from July 8 to 10.
Basketball - 12 May 2005
Zug, Switzerland, 12 May 2005 - Infront Sports &amp; Media’s wholly owned subsidiary, Infront Asia, has announced today that it will form a joint-venture with the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) to undertake a major, long-term marketing and re-branding of the CBA Professional League.
Basketball - 01 Feb 2005
Euroleague Basketball and Tickets.com today announced an innovative 5-year agreement that provides all Euroleague clubs with access to ProVenueMax software to manage ticket inventory and customer databases.
Basketball - 17 Dec 2004
Euroleague Basketball announced today the key highlights of a major pan-European research study that was conducted across 10 of the 13 Euroleague countries last spring. The telephone study and in-venue surveys were conducted in France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Spain and Turkey.
Basketball - 17 Dec 2004
Euroleague Basketball announced today the key highlights of a major pan-European research study that was conducted across 10 of the 13 Euroleague countries last spring.
Basketball - 10 Dec 2004
Euroleague Basketball and CSKA Moscow, host of the 2005 Euroleague Final Four, today announced an unprecedented agreement with Tickets.com that provides basketball fans worldwide with equal access to purchase tickets to the Euroleague Final Four in Moscow, May 6-8.
Basketball - 02 Dec 2004
2 December 2004, Hong Kong : Basketball fans in Hong Kong can look forward to some of the best hoop action from the United States, after Asia’s number one sports broadcaster ESPN STAR Sports netted acquisition rights to broadcast a larger number of ‘live’ games of the NBA on PCCW’s now Broadband TV.
Basketball - 10 Nov 2004
Euroleague Basketball, through its parent Union of European Basketball Leagues (ULEB), has signed a historic agreement with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).
Basketball - 08 Nov 2004
Basketball Ireland have announced a one-year sponsorship deal, which provides NIVEA for Men with a comprehensive package of rights and benefits in association with the Men's SuperLeague, the premier men's basketball league in the country. The sponsorship will provide a platform for NIVEA to engage the hearts and minds of its customers, through the thousands of people all over Ireland who follow and support SuperLeague every week.
Basketball - 08 Nov 2004
NBA fans will be able to enjoy full coverage of the NBA in the UK and Ireland this season and next, with the addition of live NBA games to NASN's line up of top North American sports. From this month, NASN will show 2-3 live NBA games a week direct from the world's leading basketball league. NASN will show over 70 games across the season including at least 10 Playoff games. Completing the NBA package on NASN will be ESPN's magazine show, NBA Fastbreak, plus classic NBA action in its NBA Flashba
Basketball - 04 Nov 2004
4 November 2004, Singapore : Basketball fans in Taiwan can look forward to more of the best hoop action, after ESPN STAR Sports netted an agreement with the nation’s Super Basketball League committee to broadcast and market the League’s second season which begins in December.
Basketball - 02 Nov 2004
During the Euroleague Assembly meeting, held in Kaunas, Lithuania on Monday in conjunction with the celebration of the opening game of the fifth season of the top European club competition, the following decisions were made that will take affect the current season.
Basketball - 01 Nov 2004
Five has signed a two-year contract with the NBA to show weekly live coverage of the world’s top basketball competition from the US.
Basketball - 25 Jun 2004
Six domestic champions lead the list of European basketball powers who will compete in the 2004-05 ULEB Cup, which has expanded to 42 teams for its third season. With six more teams and five more countries than last season, the 2004-05 ULEB Cup promises even more widespread basketball drama, beginning with the group draw coming on Tuesday, June 29 in Barcelona. A total of 20 countries will be represented in the draw, with 25 of the 42 teams having finished as semifinalists or better in national
Basketball - 24 Jun 2004
Following a meeting this week between ULEB and FIBA representatives in Geneva - and looking ahead to the upcoming draws in the Euroleague and ULEB Cup - Euroleague CEO Jordi Bertomeu on Wednesday clarified the ULEB's plans for the upcoming 2004-05 season.
Basketball - 22 Jun 2004
Euroleague Basketball announced today an extension of its agreement with sports business consultant Marshall Glickman. Glickman has been a full-time consultant with the Euroleague since December, 2002. As part of the new agreement, Glickman will return to the United States, where he will launch a new consulting practice, G2 Strategic, LLC, but will make frequent trips to Europe.
Basketball - 16 Jun 2004
An agreement was reached on Tuesday in Belgrade between the Adriatic League, the Basketball Federation of Serbia and Montenegro and some of the most important clubs of the country in relation to a new configuration for the regional competition. The mediation of Euroleague CEO Jordi Bertomeu during the meetings has proven decisive for the agreement, which guarantees the participation of the best teams from Serbia and Montenegro in the Adriatic League. The agreement calls for the Adriatic League t
Basketball - 02 Jun 2004
The FIBA Europe Executive Committee and Competitions Commission met in Munich on Friday 27th May, to discuss several issues concerning the EuroLeague Women and also the dates of the European Championships for Men and Women 2005.
Basketball - 26 May 2004
NEW YORK, May 25, 2004 -- The 2004 Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) season will be televised to record numbers worldwide, including games and programming reaching 188 countries through 66 telecasters and in 30 languages.
Basketball - 17 May 2004
The Czech Basketball Federation hosted the annual meeting of the FIBA Europe General Assembly on 15th – 16th May 2004 in Prague.
Basketball - 29 Apr 2004
The FIBA Europe League concluded 6 months of competition last week, culminating in the Final Four which was held in Kazan, Russia.
Basketball - 29 Mar 2004
Jordi Bertomeu took the opportunity of the II National Congress of Economy and Sports Law, held in Madrid, to expound on six key points that, in his view, will help European professional competitions.
Basketball - 02 Mar 2004
For the fourth consecutive year, Euroleague Basketball attendance has increased, marking a 45% jump from the inaugural 2000/01 season.
Basketball - 16 Feb 2004
The Spiroudome Arena of Charleroi (Belgium) will host the final game of the second edition of the ULEB Cup on April 13, 2004. The final will be decided in one game and will offer basketball fans an exciting duel and full of incentives.
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