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2011-09-11 07:00:00

PowerGame used as flooring for FIBA 3x3 World Championships Rimini, Italy (PRWEB) September 11, 2011 Sport Court® has been selected as the playing surface for the first ever FIBA 3x3 Youth World Championships to be played September 9-11 in Italy. Sport Court's PowerGameâ“ž¢ surface was chosen after extensive field observations by FIBA, recognizing Sport Courtâs completion of over 100,000 projects since 1974. Sport Court has been a member of the...

2010-09-21 12:34:00

PARIS, September 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- French professional basketball player Tony Parker is joining the high profile Tissot ambassador team. This appointment adds a further highlight to the brand's passion for the fast-paced, precision-dependent sport. The captain of the French national basketball team and NBA's San Antonio Spurs player scores highly on the international scene for his energy, apparent fearlessness and strong sense of social responsibility. As Official Timekeeper of...

2006-08-30 05:52:35

SAITAMA, Japan (Reuters) - The final three berths for the men's basketball tournament at the 2008 Beijing Olympics will be determined by a new event that will include 12 teams, basketball's governing body FIBA said on Wednesday. The tournament, which will take place form July 7-13 next year at a location yet to be determined, will include four teams from Europe, three from the Americas, two each from Africa and Asia and one from Oceania. Continental qualifiers will determine seven of...


Latest International Basketball Federation Reference Libraries

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2010-12-01 22:22:27

Basketball, a team sport, is a game where two teams of five try to score by shooting a ball through the top of a hoop. It is one of the most popular sports in the world. The hoop is 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard. Field goals score two points or three points if they score outside of the three-point line. The winner is the team with the most points at the end of the game; if there is a tie then the game goes into overtime. If any rules are broken they are...

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