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A black flag with a globe made of various coloured hands and white seams as on a basketball. Below the letters FIBA in white.
At the opening ceremony of the FIBA under-19 world basketball championships,
being held in Auckland, NZ, was a traditional opening march-past of the 16
nations' flags, starting with the flag of FIBA, the world governing body of
basketball. I obtained a screenshot.
The intriguing thing about this flag, as paraded, is that it seems to be a
vertically hanging flag, at least as far as the lettering and logo are
The flag features the logo of FIBA, showing five hands in the colours of the Olympic rings (but with black replaced by grey) encircling a basketball, on a black background (this logo is shown at the top of the FIBA official website at http://www.fiba.com/).
The flag also has (capital, sans-serif) letters FIBA. There is further small writing along the fly, which looks like it is FIBA's motto "We Are Basketball".
James Dignan, 2 July 2009
image by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, December 2005.
There are 208 nations affiliated with the Fédération Internationale de
Basketball, founded in July of 1932 on the 18th. There flag is a white
background with the logo in blue. The flag was adopted on the date of
I note that the flag itself claims to be 'FIBA' - I assume this therefore is a federation of basketball associations?
Text: Flags and Logos of International Sports Federations, Associations, and Organizations
Picture: International Olympic Committee
Mason Kaye, 6 March 2004.
Quoted by: Rob Raeside, 6 March 2004.