FIBA (International Basketball Federation) was founded in Geneva in 1932; this organisation conducts the international basketball competitions. It’s organised in 5 different zones or committees – Africa, America, Asia, Oceania and Europe. 213 are the total members. The present president of FIBA is Horacio Muratore and secretary general is Patrick Baumann.
This federation do some specific work:
FIBA announced three new tournaments in 2009:
In 1989, FIBA allowed Olympics participants for players from the NBA in United States. The FIBA 3x3 U-18 World Championships was in 2011. This championship was held yearly and 32 teams participated in it for each individual tournament which was held. The senior championship had 24 teams in each individual tournament and was conducted in every second year.
By: Srishti Sharma