Welcome to the FIBA Media Centre
This Media Centre provides easy and quick access to information and resources on FIBA events and activities essential to the work of members of the media. Whether you are a print journalist, a broadcaster, a photographer, a blogger or a publisher of news on the web, you will find what you are looking for here.
Through the FIBA Media Portal, professional media representatives can request accreditations for upcoming FIBA events (5on5 and 3x3) and access media-related information on FIBA competitions.
All downloadable FIBA material for media, including FIBA official documents, photos and graphics, as well as videos – will be made available from this section.
Photos : FIBA grants access to a number of photos from FIBA Championships as well as pictures of FIBA Officials and various other relevant image resources for media on fiba.com.
These images are high resolution and downloadable (by right click and save) directly from the website. They are made available for editorial use only. Please credit all photographs “fiba.com”.
FIBA’s official Youtube channel (www.youtube.com/fiba) is regularly updated with videos of the best on-court action from FIBA and FIBA Zones competitions. All the videos can be used via the embed option and integrated on other web pages.
LiveBasketball.tv is the online platform that makes available the best of live international basketball, whether at national team or club level, as well as clips and archive services to those that wish to relive the great moments of the game.
FIBA Archive: results and statistics of all past FIBA events are available in the FIBA Archive, which allows searching for player profiles, key figures of the events as well as national teams record history.
FIBA History: provides quick facts about the history of FIBA and its events as well as a history module.
Documents: provides all of the key official FIBA documents such as Statutes, Internal Regulations, Official Basketball Rules as well as many other key documents, like the 2013 International Basketball Migration Report.
Legal resources: the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) resolves, upon request, disputes arising between players, agents and clubs. BAT decisions - or awards as they are known - are published, as well as the decisions by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS/TAS) related to FIBA.
Anti-Doping and Clean Game: Information about FIBA's fight against doping - the Clean Game campaign - and further resources on Anti-Doping are available in the medical corner, like the decisions related to doping cases.
FIBA Identity and style guides: the FIBA Online Style guide aims to provide an introductory overview of the key elements within the FIBA brand. An online library of logos, graphic and print material is available on identity.fiba.com . Please note that FIBA fonts are part of our Intellectual Property and should be used for official matters only. Consequently, downloads are access-restricted: passwords can be obtained by sending a request to email@example.com.
The FIBA Media Portal is a registration-based online accreditation system which allows media professionals around the world to easily request a media accreditation that will grant them access to the competitions and offer them complementary media services on-site.
Both local and international media representatives wishing to attend a FIBA event (Continental, World, Youth adn 3x3) must apply directly to FIBA by using the online accreditation system.
After registration, media representatives will be able to log in to the FIBA Media Portal with their email address and password to maintain their profile details as well as apply for accreditation.
Registrations are open all year long, while media accreditation applications are subject to specific time periods.
Please click here to access the FIBA Media Portal.
We remind you that only professional members of the media will be considered for accreditation.
Please note that submitting an online form is an application only and thereby does not guarantee the granting of accreditation.
Applicants will be informed of the success of their accreditation requests by the date specified for each event in the Media Centre. Please note that every accreditation application for a FIBA event is specific to one Championship.
Only applications completed and submitted online within the deadlines will be taken into consideration.
The final decision to grant accreditation rests with FIBA.
Should you wish to apply for accreditation to the draw for a FIBA event, please visit the official website of the event or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions regarding accreditation for 3x3 events, please contact email@example.com.
All TV broadcasters interested in acquiring TV rights should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information, please contact: email@example.com.
Accreditation periods for upcoming 2015 FIBA events
Media professionals registered in the FIBA Media Portal will be able to apply for the following FIBA events according to the following accreditation periods:
National Team Competitions
U16 AMERICAS CHAMPIONSHIP
10-14 June Argentina 11 May 14 June 14 June 11-28 June Hungary & Romania 31 March 30 May 5 June
U16 AMERICAS WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
24-28 June Mexico 25 May 28 June 28 June 27 June - 5 July Greece 25 May 19 June 22 June
U20 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP
7-19 July Italy April June TBC 18-26 July Russia 15 June 10 July 13 July
U18 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP
23 July - 2 August Greece April June TBC
AMERICAS WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
9-16 August Canada 18 May 3 August 5 August
OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS (MEN & WOMEN)
15-18 August Australia & New Zealand 13 July 7 August 12 August 19-30 August Tunisia 4 May 31 July 10 August
25 August - 6 September Mexico 1 June 5 August 15 August
ASIA WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
29 August - 5 September China 27 July 19 August 24 August 5-11 September France, Croatia, Germany, Latvia 26 March 20 June* 30 June
23 September - 3 October China 27 July 11 September 16 September
24 September - 3 October Cameroon 3 August 11 September 15 September
TUTO MARCHAND CUP
21-23 August Puerto Rico 13 July 15 August 20 August
* Second accreditation period for Rights-Holders media only: from 20 July to 20 August
Please note that for the U16 European Championships (Men & Women), the U20 and 18 European Women's Championships only registration will be requested.
10-12 April Prague, Czech Republic 12 March 5 April 24-26 April Trabzon, Turkey 2 April 22 April
September-December 7 venues 1 September 1 December January-March 2016 7 venues 15 December 15 March
FIBA-EUROLEAGUE INTERCONTINENTAL CUP
25-27 September TBD 1 September 26 September
3x3 National Team Competitions
FIBA 3X3 U18 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
4-7 June Debrecen, Hungary 4 May 29 May 1 June
3x3 City-based Competitions
FIBA 3X3 WORLD TOUR MANILA MASTERS
1-2 August Manila, Philippines 1 July 27 July 29 July
FIBA 3X3 WORLD TOUR PRAGUE MASTERS
8-9 August Prague, Czech Republic 8 July 3 August 5 August
FIBA 3X3 WORLD TOUR BEIJING MASTERS
15-16 August Beijing, China 15 July 10 August 12 August
FIBA 3X3 WORLD TOUR LAUSANNE MASTERS
28-29 August Lausanne, Switzerland 28 July 24 August 26 August
FIBA 3X3 WORLD TOUR
RIO DE JANEIRO MASTERS
26-27 September Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 26 August 21 September 23 September
FIBA 3X3 WORLD TOUR
15-16 October Abu Dhabi, UAE 15 September 12 October 14 October
FIBA 3X3 ALL STARS
11 December Doha, Qatar 11 November 7 December 9 December
For more media related information on any event please visit the event official websites by clicking on the event names in the tables above.
For media related questions contact:
FIBA Communications Department
Route Suisse, 5
P.O. Box 29
Tel: (+41-22) 545 00 00
Fax: (+41-22) 545 00 99
Region's Communications contact: