Basketball World Cup to be hosted by 3 Asian nations in 2023

10 December, 2017, 13:15 | Author: Wade Massey
  • Basketball World Cup to be hosted by 3 Asian nations in 2023

Andanar said the Philippine hosting of Fiba World Cup is expected to spur tourism even further and provide added stimulus for businesses as well as investments.

Indonesia's success to be the host of FIBA World Cup 2023 marked two important developments, namely, it will be the first time that Indonesia will hold the world's highest basketball competition and that the championship would be the first, which will be organized jointly since 1950.

The communications chief then praised Samahang Basketball ng Pilipinas chair emeritus Manny Pangilinan for securing the hosting.

In winning the bid, the Philippines, Indonesia and Japan earned outright slots to the 2023 World Cup, which is also a qualifying tournament for the 2024 Olympics in Paris. "We are looking forward to #PlayLouderin2023", Andanar said.

The United States will defend its title at the 2019 World Cup in China.

PDP Elects Secondus As National Chairman, Adeniran, Dokpesi Reject Outcome
Prince Uche Secondus , long speculated to be the favoured candidate, has eventually emerged the new national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ).

Storm Caroline puts fixtures in doubt as Wolves welcome fan volunteers
Meanwhile, police have urged motorists to stay off the roads unless their journey is "absolutely necessary". More broadly across Scotland there will be 60-70mph gusts, but in exposed areas we could see 90mph'.

Flint fires Bristol City to last-gasp victory
In the 38th minute, Fielding made an unbelievable save as he palmed a Billy Sharp header from close range onto the crossbar. George Baldock could be available for Sheffield United after missing the last five matches with a hamstring strain.

The 2023 World Cup is slated for Manila, Okinawa, and Jakarta, with the group stages to be played in five venues.

Andanar cited that the Philippines last hosted FIBA in 1978.

Indonesia, the Philippines, and Japan defeated Argentina and Uruguay, which had also competed to co-host the championship, according to an official statement received here.

However, the biggest victor here is the Philippines, the lead nation in the co-hosting bid, which finally got the hosting right after losing its solo hosting bid for the 2019 edition to China.



Adira Chopra's star-studded second birthday party
Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan's son, Taimur Ali Khan has become an internet sensation, and it is not hard to see why. Akshay Kumar-Twinkle Khanna's daughter, Nitara, was also present for the party as was our favourite boy, AbRam Khan.

Israel Destroys Hamas Cross-border Attack Tunnel Leading Into Israel
Two Palestinians died after Israeli troops fired on crowds in Gaza during clashes yesterday. Palestinian sources reported two people dead in the strike and 15 injured.

Gurgaon Fortis hospital faces action over dengue death, Rs16 lakh bill
Adya was declared on September 15 and the state level inquiry was conducted in the case for overbilling and medical negligence. Adya Singh was diagnosed with dengue shock syndrome before being admitted to Gurgaon's renowned hospital for treatment.

La FIFA dio a conocer suspensión de un año para Paolo Guerrero
Más que revertir el castigo, la esperanza para Guerrero es que se reduzca el tiempo de la sanción de un año a seis meses. Lo que significa que el delantero peruano de 33 años no podrá estar junto a su selección en el Mundial de Rusia 2018 .

Vasyl Lomachenko makes defensive Guillermo Rigondeaux quit in round 6
Frustrated with the fight, Rigondeaux made a decision to quit at the end of the sixth round, citing an injury to his left hand. Since turning pro in 2009, his biggest fight before Saturday was a dismantling of Nonito Donaire in 2013.

Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion
Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony was delighted with his victor against West Brom. This was Alan Pardew's second game as West Brom boss since succeeding Tony Pulis.

Lou Williams' game-winning three vs. Wizards
Williams has been a clutch player all of his career and is a previous victor for the Sixth Man of the Year Award. Teodosic "looked great" during the Clippers' full-contact practice on Friday, Coach Doc Rivers said.

Trump calls for firing after Post reporter's mistaken tweet
I deleted it after like 20 minutes. "Real photos now shown as I spoke", Trump tweeted. Trump famously disputed the lackluster crowd size at his inauguration.

Rohingya crisis reflects vulnerability of human rights
The last time FPT governments got together to discuss human rights priorities was in 1988. Unfortunately, people have no access to their basic human rights in many countries.

$591m Da Vinci painting heads to Abu Dhabi's new Louvre
The seller was Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, who purchased it for $127.5 million in 2013. Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519 and there are fewer than 20 of his paintings in existence.