Courts of the World Team Presents at FIBA Partner’s Summit

The Courts of the World team was in Antwerp, Belgium for the FIBA Equipment & Venue Centre’s bi-annual Partners’ meeting. The summit was opened by Hamane Niang, President of FIBA, and then lead by Bart Prinssen, Head of Equipment & Venue Centre, and Jasmine Long, FIBA Equipment & Venue Centre Senior Associate.

Ryan O’Leary, Stephan Belitz, and Claas Garthoff
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Top 10 Basketball Courts in Stockholm

There are basketball courts everywhere in Stockholm.  Every elementary school and high school will have a place to hoop, and most parks in the Nordic the capital will have a court.  While there isn’t that much action in the winter, when it is warm enough in Sweden to get out these are the top basketball courts throughout the Stockholm area.  Courts with more pick-up games, better surfaces and hoops, and unique environments are moved to the top in this list to help you discover good options in the area.

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The UK’s Brightlingsea Sledgehammers Basketball Court Now Open

In many communities around the world, another art inspired court with superior flooring would go unnoticed, but in the United Kingdom the initiatives are rare. However, helping the movement one court at a time is The Sledgehammers basketetball court, that opened this past weekend the coastal town of Brightlingsea in the Tendring district of Essex, England. “The Brightlingsea Sledgehammers Beach Court is the result of a fundraiser to help put the team on the map within the town and provide somewhere inspiring for the local youth to work on their skills.” says by friend of the club and former player Jay Kitchen that lead the initiative.

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The Colourful Basketball Courts of Lisbon, Portugal

Planning a trip to Portugal’s capital? Pack your most colourful kicks because it’s likely you’ll hoop on a work of art. Here is a little background on the good folks making these great environments and our top 3 favourite colourful courts in Lisbon:

The vibrant basketball courts of Lisbon
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Featured Player – Michael Overgaard

Denmark based Michael Overgaard has added 98 courts since he joined as a contributor a year ago, and in that short time has added more photos out of any other member. While we have solid coverage of courts on our Courtfinder map in the Nordic country, Overgaard has found all those courts that you are likely to miss.

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