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25/08/2007PR N°43 - Follow the FIBA Americas Championship from your mobile!

GENEVA (FIBA Americas Championship) - The International Basketball Federation is pleased to remind you that the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship can be followed on your mobile phone.

The competition is currently taking place in Las Vegas, USA (22nd August-2nd September).

This FIBA mobile feature, provided in cooperation with Nokia, is accessible through any mobile device that can access the Internet and provides the unique opportunity to follow some of the game's biggest international stars at one's convenience by simply visiting www.fibaamericas.com/mobile.

The service gives the chance for all basketball enthusiasts throughout the world to access the latest scores and the complete statistics of the tournament, which are immediately updated after every game of the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship.

In addition, all fans can access game reports, news, interviews and players' biographies, as well as download photos, videos, music and screensavers directly from their mobiles.

For further information, please visit: www.fiba.com. Additional questions on this issue can be directed to mobile@fiba.com. 

An identical service will be available soon for EuroBasket 2007, which will take place in Alicante, Granada, Palma de Mallorca, Sevilla and Madrid, Spain, from 3rd to 16th September 2007, at www.eurobasket2007.org/mobile.


About FIBA

FIBA (www.fiba.com), the world governing body for basketball, is an independent association formed by 213 National Federations of basketball throughout the world. It is recognised as the sole competent authority in basketball by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Its main upcoming events are the 2007 FIBA Zone Continental Championships that will qualify for Beijing 2008, the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments (to take place in the summer of 2008) and the FIBA World Championships for Men and Women, held every four years. The 2010 FIBA World Championship will be played in Turkey.

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