If you are someone wondering what to do in Barcelona and basketball lover you are in luck because Barcelona will be one of the World Cup venues of this sport. The Palau Sant Jordi will host between 6th and 11th September knockout matches, quarterfinals and semifinals of the World Cup 2014 FIBA Basketball.
But story doesn’t end in this city. Other Spanish ones are also converted from 30th August to 14th September at the headquarters of the competition from 24 countries all over the world. This will be the second time World Basketball Championship held in Spain.
The Group Phase will be played in Bilbao, Gran Canaria, Granada and Sevilla (30 August-4 September). On the other hand the Final Phase will take place in the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona and in the Palacio de los Deportes in Madrid (6-14 September).
The FIBA World Cup, known from 1950 to 2010 as the FIBA World Championship, is the crowning event of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).
The winners of the World Cup held his moment of glory before holding public Naismith Trophy, named in honor of the inventor of basketball, Dr. James Naismith.
FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, and Molten, the world’s leading manufacturer of basketballs competition, release the official basketball to be used during FIBA’s World Cup.
This will be the first time a basketball is used for a single event, incorporating unique elements that identify the championship.
For Spain 2014, GL7 (the name of the basketball) combine paper 12 faces of Molten brand with two tones Giugiaro designed exclusively for the World Cup.
Go to www.fiba.com/worldcup to all information on World Cup 2014 FIBA Basketball on the cities and stadiums, as well as the history of the championship.