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.

Accreditation periods
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Host Announcement Ceremony

    Media professionals registered in the FIBA Media Portal will be able to apply for an accreditation to the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Host Announcement Ceremony taking place on Friday 7 August 2015  (16:00 GMT+9) at Prince Park Tower Hotel, Tokyo (Japan).

    The application period for this event will open on Wednesday 15 July and close on Monday 3 August.
    You will be notified of the success of your application by Wednesday 5 August.

    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

    EVENT
    DATES
    LOCATION
     ACCRED. OPENS
    ACCRED. CLOSES
    LATEST ANSWER

    U20 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

    7-19 July Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy 5 May 1 July 1 July

    U19 WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

    18-26 July Chekhov & Vidnoe, Russia 15 June 10 July 13 July

    U18 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

    23 July - 2 August Volos, Greece 5 May 16 July 16 July

    AMERICAS WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP

    9-16 August Edmonton, Canada 18 May 3 August 5 August

    OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS (MEN & WOMEN)

    15-18 August Melbourne, Tauranga & Wellington, Australia & New Zealand 13 July 7 August 12 August

    AFROBASKET

     19-30 August Tunis & Nabeul, Tunisia 4 May 5 August 10 August

    AMERICAS CHAMPIONSHIP

    25 August - 6 September Mexico City, Mexico 1 June 5 August 15 August

    ASIA WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP

    29 August - 5 September Wuhan, China 27 July 19 August 24 August

    EUROBASKET

    5-11 September Montpellier & Lille (France), Zagreb (Croatia), Berlin (Germany) & Riga (Latvia)  26 March 25 June* 10  July

    ASIA CHAMPIONSHIP

    23 September - 3 October Changsha, China 27 July 11 September 16 September

    AFROBASKET WOMEN

    24 September - 3 October Yaoundé, Cameroon 3 August 11 September 15 September

    TUTO MARCHAND CUP

    21-23 August San Juan, Puerto Rico 13 July 15 August 20 August

    * Second accreditation period for Rights-Holders media only: from 20 July to 10 August 

    Please note that  for the U16 European Championships (Men & Women), the U20 and 18 European Women's Championships only registration will be requested.

     

    Club Competitions

    EVENT
    DATES
    LOCATION
    ACCRED. OPENS
    ACCRED. CLOSES
    LATEST ANSWER

    LIGA SUDAMERICANA

    September-December 7 venues 1 September 1 December  

    DIRECTV LIGA DE LAS AMERICAS

    January-March 2016 7 venues 15 December 15 March  

    FIBA-EUROLEAGUE INTERCONTINENTAL CUP

    25-27 September TBD 1 September 26 September  

     

    3x3 City-based Competitions

    EVENT
    DATES
    LOCATION
    ACCRED. OPENS
    ACCRED.   CLOSES
    LATEST ANSWER

    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 MEXICO DF MASTERS

    9-10 September Mexico DF, Mexico 10 August 2 September 4 September

    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

      FINAL

    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.

  • 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”.

    Videos:

    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 communications@fiba.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 accreditation@fiba.com.

    For questions regarding accreditation for 3x3 events, please contact 3x3accreditation@fiba.com.

    Media Rights-Holders

    All TV broadcasters interested in acquiring TV rights should contact tv@fiba.com.

    All TV/Radio and websites broadcasters interested in acquiring TV rights for a 3x3 event should contact IMG at Enric.Rojas@img.com or alex.arroyo@img.com.

    For further information, please contact: accreditation@fiba.com.

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