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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 - 06 Dec 2004
The FIBA Central Board decided yesterday at its meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, that Turkey will be the host for the 2010 FIBA World Championship.
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 - 01 Dec 2004
FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, will meet in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to decide on the host for the 2010 FIBA World Championship.
Basketball - 29 Nov 2004
The Board of FIBA Europe has awarded Eurobasket 2007 to the national basketball federation of Spain. The 2007 European Championship for Women has been assigned to Italy.
Basketball - 25 Nov 2004
With the 2004-2005 college basketball season underway, ESPN and ESPN.com are giving fans everywhere the opportunity to view more than 450 games with ESPN FULL COURT and, for the first time, ESPN FULL COURT Online. Both packages are now on sale.
Basketball - 11 Nov 2004
SKY SPORTS has signed a new deal with the NBA to cover games and programming, for the next three seasons.
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 - 09 Nov 2004
On the eve of the 2004-05 ULEB Cup, previous champions Hapoel Jerusalem and Pamesa - who face each other Tuesday in one of 21 opening-week games - were protagonists at a press conference inaugurating the new season on Monday in Valencia, Spain.
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 - 03 Nov 2004
FIBA is pleased to announce that at the meeting held today in Geneva at FIBA’s headquarters, FIBA Europe and the Union of European Basketball Leagues (ULEB) have effectively ended a 4-year dispute over European Club Competitions, that started in 2000.
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 - 03 Sep 2004
FIBA World Championship 2010 Bid The following three National Federations have confirmed their initial bid, France, Serbia & Montenegro and Turkey. The Federations will compete against each other to be awarded the responsibility of organizing and hosting FIBA’s most prestigious event.
Basketball - 11 Aug 2004
Mr. Liu Qi, the President of the Organizing Committee for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games today visited the Athens 2004 basketball venue in Hellenikon. He was accompanied by FIBA President Carl Men Ky Ching and FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann.
Basketball - 11 Aug 2004
The 2004 Olympic Basketball Tournament tips off on Friday, August 14, 2004 at the Hellenikon arena in Athens, Greece.
Basketball - 09 Aug 2004
Close to 30,000 spectators attended Madrid 2012´s International Basketball Tournament.
Basketball - 06 Jul 2004
FIBA Europe and ULEB met yesterday in Munich, Germany. At the meeting chaired by FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann assisted also FIBA Secretary General Emeritus Borislav Stankovic, FIBA Europe President George Vassilakopolous, ULEB President Eduardo Portela and FIBA Europe Executive Director Nar Zanolin.
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 - 23 Jun 2004
Union of European Basketball Leagues (ULEB) president Eduardo Portela and Euroleague CEO Jordi Bertomeu met today in Geneva, Switzerland with the top representatives from FIBA World, secretary general Patrick Baumann and secretary general emeritus Borislav Stankovic and from FIBA Europe, president Giorgios Vassilakopoulos and executive director Nar Zanolin.
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 - 17 Jun 2004
The FIBA Central Board, the supreme executive body of the International Basketball Federation, met over the weekend in Paris, France. Amongst a variety of items, the 20 members discussed the relation between national federations, clubs and leagues, changes to the official basketball rules, new qualification criteria for the Olympic Games and FIBA World Championships, regulations governing player agents and a new FIBA ethics code.
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 - 02 Jun 2004
Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, Mr. John O’Donoghue, T.D., yesterday launched the Basketball Ireland 2004 Community Hoops Programme.
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 - 26 May 2004
FIBA Europe and the Special Olympics have officially sealed their partnership agreement. In order to sign the agreement, FIBA Europe Executive Director Nar Zanolin visited the Special Olympics Festival, which took place on the Greek island of Rodos, 14th – 21st May 2004.
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 - 15 Apr 2004
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) convened last week in New York for a two-day workshop covering a variety of subjects of common interest. The topics included the participation of NBA players in official international competitions, the international transfer of players, the Basketball without Borders youth development camps in Asia, Africa and South America, women’s basketball, the upcoming Olympic Games and the global fight against dop
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 - 25 Feb 2004
The commission that, as the ULEB required, is in charge to develop two of the projects approved in the last club assembly (Roma, October 2003), the UNIFORM PLAYERS CONTRACT y el REGULATIONS OF THE ARBITRATION COMMISSION GOVERNING INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OF PLAYERS IN THE ULEB COMPETITIONS, met in Barcelona coinciding with Euroleague Top 16 Draw.
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.
Basketball - 09 Feb 2004
Euroleague Basketball announced today that its media partner, Euroleague Marketing, has entered into a one-year agreement with NBA TV to air the Euroleague Game of the Week in the United States.
Basketball - 05 Feb 2004
The headquarters of FIBA in Geneva announced today that it had received a record number of bids for the 2012 World Championships.
Basketball - 02 Feb 2004
Following the decision of the Board of FIBA Europe to open the bidding process for the 2007 European Championship for Men, the National Basketball Federations of Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Spain have all informed FIBA Europe of their interest in hosting the event.
Basketball - 30 Jan 2004
FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, announced today its formal acceptance of the World Anti-doping Code.
Basketball - 23 Jan 2004
FIBA Europe League All Star Day Set for March in Kiev 22nd January, 2004 FIBA Europe announced today that the FIBA Europe League All Star Day will take place on 16th March 2004 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Basketball - 21 Jan 2004
At the annual meeting of the Union of European Leagues of Basketball (ULEB) in Bled, Slovenia on Wednesday, Eduardo Portela was re-elected as the organization's president for a period of four years, until June 2008. Portela, who is also president of the Spanish League (ACB), will form part of the ULEB board of directors, along with four vice-presidents: Radovan Lorbek, president of the Adriatic League (ABA), Enrico Prandi, president of the Italian League (Lega Serie A), Otto Reintjes, general co
Basketball - 19 Jan 2004
Following Euroleague’s recent Marketing Workshop in Barcelona on December 9, 6 new teams have joined the Euroleague Ticketing Program, increasing the total number of participating teams to 10.
Basketball - 12 Jan 2004
FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, and Adecco SA, the world leading company in HR services, announced today that they have entered into a partnership agreement for the period 2004 –2007.
Basketball - 11 Dec 2003
Following the recent decisions of the FIBA Central Board to exploit in-house the television rights of the main official FIBA competitions, a television council is being created to strengthen the relationship between FIBA and its TV partners.
Basketball - 10 Dec 2003
FIBA Europe made a new addition to its staff recently, when former international player Yannick Souvré joined the organisation as Marketing Manager.
Basketball - 05 Dec 2003
The contract for allocating the 2005 Final Four venue was signed by CSKA and Euroleague representatives today in Moscow, confirming that Moscow's majestic Olimpiyskiy arena will host the 2005 Final Four. 'This is an historic event,' Euroleague CEO Jordi Bertomeu said at the signing ceremony, 'because it is the first time in European basketball history that the Final Four will be held in Moscow.' The Mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov, stated that his city is committed to being the world's basketball
Basketball - 01 Dec 2003
FIBA has opened the bid campaign for the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Men. Earlier this week, the 212 National Federations associated to FIBA received the first part of the bidding documents.
Basketball - 17 Nov 2003
Madrid/Barcelona, November 17. Sogecable, owner of Canal+ and Digital+, has acquired from Telefonica the worldwide audio-visual, sponsorship and licensing rights of the Euroleague. This agreement will remain in effect until the end of the 2004-05 season.
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