#FIBA World Cup

Philippine Sports History: Gilas ends Curse of Korea during 2013 FIBA Asia Championship

Inside the press room of the Mall of Asia Arena saw Ranidel de Ocampo and Marc Pingris cry like grown men after playing a pivotal role in ending the Philippines' long basketball nightmare against South Korea with an 86-79 win in the semifinals of the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship.

Marcos forms task force for PH hosting of FIBA World Cup

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has ordered the creation of an inter-agency task force to prepare for the country’s hosting of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023.

FIBA OQT good experience as Gilas builds up for 2023 World Cup, says Guiao

Former national team coach Yeng Guiao said that young players of Gilas Pilipinas training pool should form the core that will see action in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) this year in Belgrade, Serbia.

SMC, SBP forge historic partnership for World Cup hosting

SMC and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas officially forged a historic partnership for the hosting of the 2023 FIBA World Cup in an event at the Makati Diamond Hotel on Tuesday, April 25.

Gilas Pilipinas hopes for lucky draw in FIBA World Cup groupings

Gilas cannot face any Asian team in the group stage and can only be joined by either one country each from Europe, Africa and America or two countries from Europe and one from either Africa or America – all of which only coming from the Pots 3, 5, and 7.

Qatar to host Basketball World Cup for first time

Qatar was named host of the 2027 men's Basketball World Cup on Friday, April 28, burgeoning its reputation for staging major global sports events.

'Like father, like son': Marcos excited to reenact dad's 1978 jumpball toss for FIBAWorld Cup 2023

President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. expressed his excitement to "reenact" his late father's actions when the Philippines hosted the 1978 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Basketball World Cup (FBWC) as he welcomed the country's hosting of the much-awaited sporting event in August.

Gilas grouped with Italy, Dominican Republic, Angola in 2023 FIBA World Cup

The Nationals will have the work cut out for themselves as they face an uphill climb against world No. 10 Italy, No. 24 Dominican Republic, and No. 41 Angola which were all drawn in Group A that will be played at the Big Dome and at the Philippine Arena.