China awarded 2019 FIBA World Cup

Basketball Aug 7, 2015

China awarded 2019 FIBA World Cup

by Kaz Nagatsuka

China will host the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the sport's global governing body announced on Friday night in Tokyo. The organizing committees of the Philippines and China made final presentations at a Tokyo hotel before votes were cast by FIBA Central Board members. China defeated ...

China, Philippines vying to host 2019 FIBA World Cup

Basketball Aug 6, 2015

China, Philippines vying to host 2019 FIBA World Cup

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Before the start of the three-day FIBA Central Board meeting on Friday, the Japan Basketball Association hosted a welcome party for the sport's executives at a Tokyo hotel. The dignitaries included FIBA president Horacio Muratore and FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann on Thursday night. One ...