15 tournaments in season number 15: Sport Arena Streetball will travel in 11 Romanian cities, from May to October

15 tournaments in season number 15: Sport Arena Streetball will travel in 11 Romanian cities, from May to October

Friends, fun, music, good vibes, prizes and of course a lot of basketball. 3×3 basketball. The new Sport Arena Streetball season starts this week-end 10-12 May in ParkLake Shopping Center with Superbet 3×3 Challenge. CHECK FULL SCHEDULE HERE! Three cities will be for the first time part of the 3×3 national tour organized by Sport Arena Streetball, Drobeta Turnu Severin, Satu Mare and Sibiu, while already traditional destinations are still included: Constanta, Iasi, Ploiesti or Timisoara. The Superbet Tour Final will take place in Constanta, August 17-18, and the winning…

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Schedule Sport Arena Streetball 2019

Schedule Sport Arena Streetball 2019

Sport Arena Streetball Tour 2019 10-12 mai Superbet 3×3 Challenge (București, ParkLake Shopping Center) 18-19 mai Raiffeisen Bank Timișoara Streetball (Shopping City) 1-2 iunie Castorii Suceava Streetball (Iulius Mall) 1-2 iunie Superbet Satu Mare Streetball (Shopping City) 15-16 iunie Raiffeisen Bank Sibiu Streetball (Shopping City) 22-23 iunie Galați Streetball (Shopping City) 22-23 iunie Superbet Cluj Streetball (Iulius Mall) 29-30 iunie FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup Qualifier (Constanța, Plaja Mamaia) 13-14 iulie Raiffeisen Bank Palas Iași Streetball (Palas Mall) 13-14 iulie Severin Streetball (Shopping City) 27-28 iulie Superbet AFI Ploiești Streetball (AFI)…

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Sport Arena Streetball 2018 season in review

Sport Arena Streetball 2018 season in review

FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup brought 3×3 basketball in a new era and highlighted an engaging year The dream court, as many called it when the picture became viral on social media, will probably remain in the memory of all 3×3 basketball lovers and there is for sure one of the highlights of the season for Sport Arena Streetball. Using 3D mapping technology during the FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup, that was hosted for a record third time in Bucharest, Sport Arena Streetball created a magic atmosphere. FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup, organized…

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Team Bucharest, tough mission at FIBA 3×3 World Tour Lausanne

Team Bucharest, tough mission at FIBA 3×3 World Tour Lausanne

For the fourth year in a row Romania will have a representative in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour. Team Bucharest will face some really tough opponents during the pool phase in Lausanne Masters, teams Trbovlje (Slovenia) and Malaga (Spain). The tournament takes place on August 28-29. The Slovenians will try to defend their title in Lausanne, while Team Malaga stepped up to replace Team Yaounde as they finished second the last qualifier to Lausanne, the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. Team Bucharest, the winner of the Sport Arena Streetball Quest, will feature…

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The way to Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2015

The way to Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2015

The fourth edition of Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger will take place on 15-16 August, in Bucharest and will reunite some of the best Romanian teams together with top teams from all over the world. A total of 16 teams will take part in the tournament. According to FIBA regulations for Challenger tournaments, at least three teams should have participated in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour the previous year. Other teams have to earn a ticket to the Challenger winning one of the qualifying events named FIBA 3×3 Satellite (can be…

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Romania and Russia, the first ever 3×3 basketball European Champions

Romania and Russia, the first ever 3×3 basketball European Champions

Romania’s men and Russia’s women were crowned inaugural 3×3 basketball European champions as both sides recorded victories over Slovenia in the finals at University Square in Bucharest. In the men’s competition, the hosts delighted the more than 1,000 fans in attendance by squeezing past their determined opponents 19-16 in the decider. Both sides traded baskets throughout, but as the clocked ticked down Bogdan Popescu stepped up to be the local hero as he landed a crucial basket to give Romania a decisive lead which they managed to hold on to….

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The third edition of Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger is ready to go

The third edition of Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger is ready to go

For the third consecutive year, Bucharest will host the strongest 3×3 basketball tournament from South-East of Europe, Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. During two days, 26-27 of July, 12 of the best European teams, together with the best four local teams will battle for a place in FIBA 3×3 World Tour a total money prize of 5000 USD. The winner will get 4000 USD and will qualify for the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Prague Masters, while the second place will receive 1000 USD. Teams from Albania, Andorra, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia,…

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New rules for 3×3, tested in Bucharest for the first time

New rules for 3×3, tested in Bucharest for the first time

Called “Mecca of 3×3 basketball” by Sports Illustrated, Bucharest was the host, last weekend, of the first tournament played by the new rules of the game announced by FIBA a few days ago. Featuring some of the best Romanian players, including World Tour and 3×3 EuroTour stars Angel Santana, Catalin Bordei and Alin Spahiu, the Raiffeisen Streetball by Sport Arena was included in a urban sports festival called Street Heroes and had a massive success. Over 4000 people packed an old hangar of a dismantled airplane motor factory during the one…

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Basket 3×3 Novi Sad, champions at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger

Basket 3×3 Novi Sad, champions at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger

Team Basket 3×3 Novi Sad, from Serbia, with three World Champions from Athens 2012 in the roster, won the second edition of the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger by Sport Arena Streetball. The Serbians came from behind in the final with the Romanian team Salajean Hustlers and won in the end with 11-9. They received a 4000 USD prize and a spot in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Prague. The Hustlers led by six points after five minutes of playing, but they couldn’t keep the pace. They missed a lot in…

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IOC official to observe Wizz Air Sport Arena Streetball

IOC official to observe Wizz Air Sport Arena Streetball

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Programme Commission member Walter Sieber has been confirmed to attend an International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Europe 3×3 EuroTour event in Bucharest next month ahead of the discipline’s Rio 2016 inclusion review. Sieber (pictured left), a Vancouver 2010 Board member and former Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) vice-president, will attend the World Tour qualifier as part of the IOC’s observers programme – which was first put in place ahead of the Sochi 2014 programme review – to examine disciplines and events for the Rio 2016 Olympic sports programme. The…

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