We are in the latter stages of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. It began with 24 beers, one for each of the nations in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball. Now we’re down to the elite eight. It’s time to find out our first two semi-finalists. Here are your match-ups on day one […]
It’s the knockout stages of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. If you are super late to the party, each of the 24 nations in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball is represented by a beer, we round them down using a format like the big one in Spain to decide the best. We […]
We’ve reached the knockout stages of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. The 24 nations from each of the nations in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball are each represented by a beer. Now only 16 remain. Today we’ll see 8 of those become 4 in our first set of second round match-ups. Here […]
We’ve reached the final day of the opening round of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. If you are somehow late to the party, you missed one mother of a battle in Group C yesterday. The rules are simple, every team in the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball is represented by a beer. […]
After two straight slaughters in the battle for top spot, we’ve got a real battle for first place in Group C of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. The rules are simple, every nation in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball gets a beer, most have been nominated by fans or journalists from the […]
That right there is Ukraine’s Dmitry ‘Smoove’ Krivenko taking your dreams, lifting them high, and dropping them back to Earth with violent authority. Krivenko delivered the dunk at the FIBA Beijing Masters 3×3. Check out Krivenko’s dunk and the rest of the highlights of the dunk contest in the video below. h/t Dime Mag.
Last season the bj-league, one of two rival professional leagues in Japan, removed The Japan Times’ accreditation. The ban looks set to be extended to the 2014/15 season. Emmet Ryan spoke with Ed Odeven of The Japan Times, author of the article that led to the bj-league’s decision, about the sanctions and The Japan Times’ […]
The withdrawal of the Lithuanian clubs from the VTB United League, following on from the departure of Ukrainian clubs, has left the pan-national league looking essentially like Russia and fodder but this may not be all that bad, writes Emmet Ryan. From day one money was the main motivation behind the VTB United League and […]
We continue the first round of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer with Group B today. After France cantered to top spot in Group A yesterday, here’s hoping for a higher standard of competition. On second thoughts, don’t get your hopes up too high. Today we’re going through Group B and, ummm, well at […]
It’s time for the first round of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. The format is simple, every nation in the FIBA World Cup is represented by a beer, most of which have been selected by you the BiE faithful. We’re running each of these beers off in a tournament to decide which nation […]
While the eyes of the continent were on the A division of the FIBA Europe Under 18 men’s championship in Konya, there was plenty of top talent on display at the B division in Sofia. We spoke with Bulgarian journalist Maria Mitsova, of Gong.bg, to get her thoughts on the top players and the host […]
James Weldon, who has coached UL Huskies to the last three Irish women’s titles, was in Konya for FECC and the FIBA Europe Under 18 men’s championships. After the conclusion of the tournament on Sunday evening, we asked Coach Weldon for his final thoughts on the competition.