Unprecedented 190 countries, regions broadcast FIBA World Cup-Xinhua

Unprecedented 190 countries, regions broadcast FIBA World Cup

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2023-08-28 16:10:45

MANILA, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Over 190 countries and regions have secured broadcasting rights for the 2023 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup, co-hosted by the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia, according to the world basketball governing body.

Channels in both the Philippines and Japan are broadcasting the matches and providing extensive tournament news coverage. In China, where the 2019 edition was hosted, fans have access to all games of this year's event via Tencent online. Additionally, state broadcaster CCTV is airing several live matches.

Beyond established sports broadcasters like ESPN, the tournament is making its debut on screens in Cape Verde and South Sudan in Africa.

FIBA's official streaming service, Courtside 1891, offers live game broadcasts, a comprehensive highlight reel, and various features spanning the event.