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FIBA

The International Basketball Federation, more commonly known as FIBA ( /ˈfiːbə/ FEE-bə), from its French name Fédération Internationale de Basket-ball, is an association of national organizations which governs international competition in basketball. Originally known as the Fédération Internationale de Basket-ball Amateur (hence FIBA), in 1989 it dropped the word Amateur from its official name but retained the initialism; the "BA" now represents the first two letters of basketball.

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Léon Bouffard
... He co-founded FIBA in 1932 and served as FIBA's president from 1932 to 1948 ... Since 1948 he served as the Honorary President of FIBA ... In 2007, he was enshrined as a contributor into the FIBA Hall of Fame ...
Sports Broadcasting Contracts In The United States - Basketball - FIBA
... ESPN has English and Spanish rights from 2013 to 2015 to FIBA events including the following 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014 FIBA World Championship for ...
Libyan Arab Basketball Federation - Federation Development - FIBA Africa Referees Clinic
... The Libyan national team participated in the FIBA Africa Championship games three times, in 1965, 1970, and 1978, where they placed fifth, fifth, and tenth respectively ... FIBA Sports Director Lubomir Kotleba, assisted by Boujemaa Jdaini, President of the Technical Commission of FIBA Africa, visited the country for a FIBA Africa referees clinic ... The two FIBA experts used the clinic to explain the latest changes in basketball rules, mechanics of basketball officiating as well as topics like officiating ...
Seth Curry - FIBA Under-19 World Championship
... Medal record Men’s basketball Competitor for United States FIBA U19 World Championship Gold 2009 Auckland Team competition Curry attended the FIBA Under-19 World Championship in New Zealand in 2009 for the ...
FIBA World Rankings
... Further information FIBA World Rankings #1 men's team United States #1 women's team United States #1 combined ranking United States ...