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FIBA Asia – Peace Through Basketball

FIBA Asia is the governing body for basketball in Asia. With 44 National Federations affiliated FIBA Asia is one of the largest among the five FIBA zones – FIBA Europe, FIBA Americas, FIBA Africa and FIBA Oceania are the others.

The members of the FIBA Asia family bring a diversity of cultures and languages making FIBA Asia the most varied, vivid and vibrant basketball community in the world.

As the governing body, FIBA Asia is responsible for controlling and developing the sport of basketball in Asia.

Click here to download FIBA Asia General Bye-Laws

Click here to download FIBA Asia Internal Regulations

Administration and Structure

FIBA Asia applies an inclusive and consensual approach as a policy in running its affairs involving each and every affiliate National Federation in its decision-making process. Any member of FIBA Asia can suggest ideas and changes in policy at any time, which are discussed and decided by the FIBA Asia Central Board.

The FIBA Asia Central Board is the top administrative body of FIBA Asia

FIBA Asia Subzones

For matters of administration and smooth functioning of its affairs FIBA Asia is divided into six FIBA Asia Subzones:

·         East Asia

·         South East Asia

·         South Asia

·         Central Asia

·         Gulf

·         West Asia

Each subzone is headed by a President and a Secretary General chosen by, and from, the National Federations in the respective subzone. The subzones also choose and nominate their representatives to the Central Board and Executive Committee. Click here to know the composition of FIBA Asia Sub Zones

FIBA Asia Permanent Committees

FIBA Asia Permanent Committees  meet regularly to discuss and decide upon ideas in the key areas of the basketball world.

The Permanent Committees suggest the ideas to the Central Board and Executive Committee, who then take a final decision.

Every Permanent Committee is headed by a Chairman and is comprised of five members – one representing each sub zone.

Each of the following Permanent Committee has a specific task assigned:

  • Technical Committee
  • Marketing, Promotion & Media committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Competition Committee
  • Legal Matters & Eligibility Committee
  • Youth Committee
  • Coaches Committee
  • Women’s Committee
  • Medical Committee

FIBA Asia Competitions

FIBA Asia’s main and most important task is to promote the sport of basketball in Asia. Organizing and conducting competitions in a proper and professional manner is a key component in achieving this task.

The competitions under the FIBA Asia umbrella range from tournaments for clubs to age-group competitions.

For a complete list of forthcoming events, click here

FIBA Asia Championship

Played once every two years by Senior Men’s National teams, the FIBA Asia Championship is also the qualifying event for either the Olympics or the FIBA World Championship.

Last held: Manila (Philippines), 2013. Champions: Iran.

Event website: http://manila2013.fibaasia.net

Next event: 2015.

Event history: http://www.fibaasia.net/Competition_Archives.aspx?id=2

FIBA Asia Championship for Women

Played once every two years by Senior Women’s National teams, the FIBA Asia Championship for Women is also the qualifying event for either the Olympics or the FIBA World Championship for Women.

Last held: Bangkok (Thailand), 2013. Champions: Japan.

Event website: http://bangkok2013.fibaasia.net

Next event: 2015.

Event history: http://www.fibaasia.net/Competition_Archives.aspx?id=3

FIBA Asia Cup
(Earlier known as FIBA Asia Stankovic Cup)

Played once every two years – alternating with the years of the FIBA Asia Championship – by Senior Men’s National teams, the FIBA Asia Cup (earlier known as the FIBA Asia Stankovic Cup) is the qualifying event for the following year’s FIBA Asia Championship. The winners automatically qualify and the top five earn additional berths for their respective subzones.

Last held: Wuhan (China), 2014. Champions: I.R.Iran.

Event website: http://wuhan2014.fibaasia.net

Next event: 2016

Event history: http://www.fibaasia.net/Competition_Archives.aspx?id=4

FIBA Asia Champions Cup

Played by club teams, Champions in their respective countries, the FIBA Asia Champions Cup is the premier club competition in the FIBA Asia calendar. It is played every year, and will act as the qualifying event when the FIBA World Club Championship is launched.

Last held: Amman (Jordan). Champions: Foolad Mahan (IRI)

Event website: http://amman2013.fibaasia.net

Next event: TBC.

Event website: TBC

Event history: http://www.fibaasia.net/Competition_Archives.aspx?id=1

FIBA Asia U18 Championship

Played once every two years by National teams comprising Junior Men under the age of 18, the FIBA Asia U18 Championship is also the qualifying event for the FIBA U19 World Championship, which is held in the following year.

Last held: Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), 2012. Champions: China.

Event website: http://ulaanbaatar2012.fibaasia.net

Next event: Doha, Qatar. Aug 19-28, 2014. Eligibility: Players born on or after 01.01.1996

Event website: http://doha2014.fibaasia.net

Event history: http://www.fibaasia.net/Competition_Archives.aspx?id=5

FIBA Asia U18 Championship for Women

Played every two years by National teams comprising Junior Women under the age of 18, the FIBA Asia U18 Championship for Women is also the qualifying event for the FIBA U19 World Championship for Women, which is held in the following year.

Last held: Johor Bahru (Malaysia). Champions: China.

Event website: http://johorbahru2012.fibaasia.net

Next event: Oct 10-17, 2014. Amman (Jordan). Eligibility: Players born on or after 01.01.1996

Event website: http://amman2014.fibaasia.net

Event history: http://www.fibaasia.net/Competition_Archives.aspx?id=6

FIBA Asia U16 Championship

Played every two years by National teams comprising Junior Men under the age of 16, the FIBA Asia U16 Championship is also the qualifying event for the FIBA World U17 Championship which is held in the following year.

Last held: Tehran (Iran), 2013. Champions: China.

Event website: http://tehran2013.fibaasia.net

Next event: 2015. Eligibility: Players born on or after 01.01.1999.

Event history: http://www.fibaasia.net/Competition_Archives.aspx?id=7

FIBA Asia U16 Championship for Women

Played every two years by National teams comprising Junior Women under the age of 16, the FIBA Asia U16 Championship for Women is also the qualifying event for the FIBA World U17 Championship for Women which is held in the following year.

Last held: Colombo (Sri Lanka), 2013. Champions: China.

Event website: http://colombo2013.fibaasia.net

Next event: 2015. Eligibility: Players born on or after 01.01.1999.

Event history: http://www.fibaasia.net/Competition_Archives.aspx?id=8

 

Note: The FIBA Asia U20 Championships, which were the qualifying events for the FIBA World U20 Championships, are no longer conducted subsequent to FIBA discontinuing the World U20 Championships.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
     
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