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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The show is in Bucharest: Third edition of Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger

Some of the best 3×3 basketball teams from Europe will battle for a place in FIBA 3×3 World Tour Prague during the third edition of Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger, a competition organized by Sport Arena, 26-27 July, in one of the most iconic places in Bucharest, the University Square.   The FIBA 3×3 Competition Network is growing and more and more tournaments with a satellite status will send their winners to Bucharest Challenger, the next step in their road to the world stage. Satellites from Kosovo, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia, Georgia…

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Bigica: Sport Arena Streetball is about the atmosphere

Cristina Bigica, one of the most valuable young players from Romania, is talking about the 3×3 basketball, but also about her first year at Marquette University. Cristina is an important member of the Sport Arena Streetball family, and last year she won Tournament 3 together with her teammates from Sparks Team. About Sport Arena Streetball… The thing I like the most is the atmosphere. Every time I was at home, in Bucharest, and the tournament was going on, I was there, because I like to spend time with the people…

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Sport Arena Streetball, basketball and fun in Bucharest

The Sport Arena Streetball Championship, a FIBA 3×3 World Tour Qualifier, scheduled the first of its five tournaments last weekend, and the weather was not a good teammate at all. But if the rain never stopped for almost three days in Bucharest, so was the basketball. A gym, situated near the Sport Arena Streetball state of the art outdoor facility, was the perfect place to make the deadliest crossover on the rain and to keep playing no matter what. And the show went on and on, from Friday afternoon until late Sunday…

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Football star played basketball at Sport Arena

Not only the basketball players were the stars of the weekend. Bogdan Stelea, the former goalkeeper of the Romanian national football team (World Cup 1994 and 1998 and Euro 1996), showed his skills on basketball court, and amazed everybody with his scoring abilities. Stelea, the one that saved the Romanian national football team from so many goals, had also the taste of the offense at Sport Arena Streetball, scoring basket after basket. Next to him, in the “All Star Team” was the former Euroleague and Eurocup player and the captain…

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Basketball never stops at Sport Arena Streetball

This year, Sport Arena Streetball offers the basketball lovers even more from the sport they love so much. It’s the eight year we organize the one and only streetball championship in Romania, and we thought about raising the stakes. So, next to the five traditional tournaments of the Sport Arena Streetball championship, four regulars and one Master, we will organize our first international tournament, the Sport Arena Bucharest Challenger (4th-5th of August), which will also have the status of a FIBA World Tour qualifier. The winning team of the Sport…

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