February 23rd, 2015 by SportInfo
Basketball is the sport that everybody loves. No doubt, today basketball is one of the world’s most popular and widely viewed sport games.
So, let’s start to plan the sporting year to major basketball events coming in 2015. First of all it is FIBA U19 World Championship that will take place in Greece (GRE) on 27 Jun. 2015 – 05 July and FIBA U19 Women’s World Championship in Russia (RUS) on 18 Jul. 2015 – 26 Jul. 2015. No doubt basketball fans in Canada are expecting big things from 2015 Canada Basketball National Championships and Basketball Alberta is proud to host the 2015 Canada Basketball U15 and U17 Women’s. These splitting events will take place in Edmonton, AB during July 23rd-30th.
If you still think that the most popular sport in Canada is hockey you’re completely wrong. Now basketball overtook hockey and soccer and became the most popular sport in Canada. And that is because Canada’s recent Canadian national basketball team success and its great payers such as Steve Nash, Samuel Dalembert, Todd MacCulloch, Rick Fox, Bill Wennington, Leo Rautins, Bob Houbregs.
Sport statistics shows that today the rate of basketball participation among youth between the ages of 12 and 17 have exceeded 16 percent since 2010. A 2010 study found that basketball is the most popular team participation sport in Canada among youth between the ages of 12 and 17. Basketball has become a game where most people in the world take a palpitating interest and is clearly the most popular sport in terms of fans.
“People ask me if I could fly, I said, “yeah…. for a little while.” said Michael Jordan, the best basketball player of all time.Tags: Basketball, Events, World Championships