Sport Arena: 3×3 basketball everywhere, for everybody

Sport Arena: 3×3 basketball everywhere, for everybody

Sport Arena was celebrating in 2015 its tenth year of existence as a promoter of 3×3 basketball and it was not better way to show respect for the game than to provide top class competitions for everyone and everywhere. It was by far the busiest year for Sport Arena team with seven competitions organized and a total of 29 tournaments with more than 8000 players involved, on two continents. The spring season saw the Sport Arena debut in United Arab Emirates, where two competitions, Abu Dhabi 3×3 Basketball Tour and…

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Al Wahda Novi Sad won the 2016 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final

Al Wahda Novi Sad won the 2016 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final

Team Al Wahda Novi Sad from UAE won the fourth edition of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final that took place in Abu Dhabi, on 15-16 October 2015. For two days 3×3 basketball was the heart and soul of Abu Dhabi and the venue built from the scratch in front of Nation Towers attracted more than 5000 people in both days of the competition.

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Sport Arena to organize the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final

Sport Arena to organize the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final

The 2015 and 2016 editions of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final will take place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Abu Dhabi, FIBA announced on Tuesday. The event will be organised in cooperation with FIBA by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council together with EXTRA International Sport and Sport Arena, an international promoter who has been one of the pioneers in the development of 3×3. The 2015 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final will be staged outdoors at the Corniche, a high-traffic leisure area situated on the shores of the Arab…

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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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Bucharest will host the first ever 3×3 European Championship

Bucharest will host the first ever 3×3 European Championship

FIBA Europe announced on Tuesday that the inaugural 3×3 European Championships will be hosted by Bucharest, the city dubbed by Sports Illustrated as “the unlikely mecca of 3×3.” The decision was arrived upon by the FIBA Europe Executive Committee during a meeting in Munich on 25 February. Set to take place in University Square in downtown Bucharest from 5-7 September, the best 16 European Men’s and Women’s teams will compete in the event. Romania has already developed a long and credible history in the sport of 3×3 basketball, despite the relatively…

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Sport Arena UPB, among the six best teams in the world

Sport Arena UPB, among the six best teams in the world

Sport Arena UPB finished among the six best teams at FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final (Miami, 21-23 September), the climax of the first ever FIBA 3×3 World Tour. The Romanian team advanced from the group phase with three wins and two deafeats, beating on the way to the quarter finals the winners from Madrid Masters, Team Split from Croatia, the finalists from Vladivostok Masters, Team Khabarovsk from Russia and the winners of the Sao Paolo Masters, Team Neuquen from Argentina. Sport Arena UPB lost a tough game against the eventual champions,…

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Eyes on the prize: FIBA 3×3 WT Final in Miami

Eyes on the prize: FIBA 3×3 WT Final in Miami

The climax to the first full 3×3 season is only one week away, with the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final set to take place in Miami from 21-23 September. Representing cities all over the world, 12 of the best 3×3 teams will converge on the city’s iconic South Beach (off Collins Park) for three days of heart-stopping basketball action and entertainment as they battle to be crowned number one. Places in the Final were earned in the five 3×3 World Tour events played over the summer in Sao Paulo, Vladivostok,…

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Sport Arena UPB, at the 3×3 World Tour Final

Sport Arena UPB, at the 3×3 World Tour Final

Sport Arena UPB is the first Romanian team qualified for the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final (Miami, 22-23 September), after they finished second at FIBA 3×3 World Tour Istanbul. The Romanian team, lead by Angel Santana, lost 12-17 with Vilnius in the final from Istanbul, but they advanced to Miami and they received a 5000 dollars prize for their performance. On the road to the final, Sport Arena UPB surpassed the University World Champions, team Kragujevac, which had in the roster the same four players that won the world title…

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Magic Show: Dunking Devils in Bucharest

Magic Show: Dunking Devils in Bucharest

The acrobatic dunkers from Dunking Devils will perform, for the first time in Romania, during the Sport Arena Bucharest Challenger (4-5 august 2012, Bucharest, Romania), the 3×3 basketball tournament, part of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour. Dunking Devils is one of the most famous groups of this kind from the world, with numerous shows over five continents and more than 25 countries. The last appearance of the Dunking Devils was in Spain, at the ACB Finals between FC Regal Barcelona and Real Madrid, but their shows are known in United…

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From Bucharest to the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Masters

From Bucharest to the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Masters

Sport Arena Bucharest Challenger (4-5 august, Bucharest, Romania) is part of the worldwide network of more than 70 tournaments or championships from where the teams can qualify to the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Masters. The winning team from Sport Arena Bucharest Challenger will take part in FIBA 3×3 World Tour Istanbul Master. From there, the first three teams will go to the World Tour Final, in Miami, United States. The FIBA 3×3 World Tour was launched in 2012 and currently consists of five 16-team Masters tournaments as well as the FIBA…

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