FIBA Oceania update

FIBA Oceania hold Mid-Term Congress for 2019-2023 cycle

FIBA Oceania held their Mid-Term Congress for the 2019-2023 cycle virtually earlier this month, and brought together 18 National Federations with over 30 participants present to review the last two years of activities and achievements of the region.

FIBA Oceania bestow Patricia Ramsay award to New Caledonia’s Bridget Delaveuve

New Caledonia’s Bridget Delaveuve was awarded the 2021 Patricia Ramsay Award during the 2021 FIBA Oceania Mid-term congress.

FIBA recognise support from the Australian Government of Basketball For Good activities in Oceania

The Australian Government has been presented a recognition award for their outstanding support of the Basketball For Good activities funded through Team Up (formerly Pacific Sports Partnerships) in FIBA’s Oceania region.

Potter to step down from role, FIBA praise his contribution to New Zealand basketball

Basketball New Zealand Chief Executive Officer, Iain Potter, is stepping down from his role at the end of October of this year.



FIBA U17 Oceania Championships postponed to April 2022

The Men’s and Women’s 2021 FIBA U17 Oceania Championships – scheduled for December in Samoa – have been postponed due to travel restrictions in the region.

Guam bows out of Asia Cup

Lin Ting-Chien comes up in the clutch to clinch an aggregate win for Chinese Taipei over Guam, 85-77 and to qualify the East Asian country for an impressive 18th consecutive FIBA Asia Cup.



FIBA to launch WiLead Internship Program for Pacific countries

FIBA will launch its WiLead Internship program in 2021 to support one of FIBA’s key objectives, Women in Basketball.

Mini Basketball seminars in Oceania and South East Asia praised by participants

The Virtual Mini Basketball Seminar in Oceania and South East Asia concluded this week, with over 20 National Federations participating in the six-part series.

Rising Coaches program praised by Australian coach, Carrie Graff

The Rising Coaches program concluded this week, with a presentation from legendary Australian coach, Carrie Graff, that welcomed 10 aspiring coaches from Pacific island nations.

Northern Marianas Island launch Mini Basketball in their country

The Northern Marianas Islands Basketball Federation (NMIBF) launched its Mini Basketball program this July, to introduce the sport to the new generation of players in the country.