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3x3 game rules introduces to clubs

The 3x3 game rules has been introduces to each clubs within Tarawa and Betio to be familiar with the game. As part of NBDO's training workshop conducted in Canberra, Australia 3x3 game rules is also part of the training in order to be implemented to each countries by NBDO's.more

U19 men training progress

The intensive training program for the U19 men has been hardly ongoing. The training runs 3 days a week covering fitness training before and after on court sessions. There were 23 boys attended the training every night Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning.more

OSEP in KIT

The Kiribati Instute of Technology and inconjunction with the Oceania Sport Education Program provided the free education on sport administration to National federation sport in the country.more

Saturday's Games

On Saturday 21st June KBF and NBDO running the second week of basketball leagues for the IT Championship. There were 6 games played such as 6 for junior men in the morning and 6 games for senior men.more

Basketball in Hosting Fitness Test

On Saturday 7th June, the fitness test was conducted in the Bairiki court starting in the morning from 9am - 10am. The purpose of the session is to identify a potential teams to participate in the Micronesian Game.more

National Men's Team

The Senior National Men's Team are keep struggling doing intensive training before the Micronesian Game. This will be the first game Kiribati team will participate since from 2003 - 2014. The training program runs daily, during the week and on weekends.more

Kiribati 35th Anniversary Independence Championship

On Saturday 14th the Kiribati Basketball Federation commences the inaugural independence basketball championship gathering 6 open mens team, 8 junior mens and 4 teams for U16 boys. The opening ceremony held in the Bairiki basketball court starting from 9:30am and followed by shoot out competition (3point&5point). After fun activities, games kicks off for junior men (U20) and then open men.more

Sponsorship from FSP

The Kiribati Basketball Federation and NBDO has been well negotiated with the FSP(Foundation for the people of the South Pacific) department was agreed to sponsor the schools tournament including Primary schools, JSS and SSS.more

First and Second Day of NBDO workshop

Just heading off two days training workshop in Melbourne Canberra conducted by great lecturers. Annie La Fleur and Joe Ferris were the main presenters in the workshop delivering important and efficient message to all NBDO's.more

Development work in schools - U12

In past two weeks, school visit has been carried out by NBDO within 12 primary schools. The main target this for this age categories is to build up skills for these young kids for the upcoming inter primary school championship. In 2013, there were over 500+ young kids involved in the program and were been recruited for this year to participate in the pregames for the upcoming championship.more

U15 Tryout Competition Boys & Girls

The NBDO has been conducting the tryout competition for U15 boys and girls. The session runs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday in three game venues, Bairiki court, Mormon and at Bikenibeu Basketball court within 1 hour. The tryout competition purposes is to identify most talended and potential young athletes of 14 years of age to attend the Turkish Basketball Training Camp in August this year.more

Xmas Basketball Tournament

The last event usually organised by the federation kick off on Saturday 24th November in the Bairiki court. The event runs in three weeks gathering over 200 competitors from clubs competing in different age groups.more

KCC training program

NBDO has been invited by the Kiribati Community Club to conduct the refereeing training workshop (level 0) for the Teoaoraereke community/local people. The KCC is an organisation established since 2009 in which gathering 4 sports to be a member of the organisation such as basketball, volleyball, soccer & rugby. This body was fully funded by the Australian Sport Outreach Program every year.more

National Basketball Championship Te Runga 2013

Te Runga has completely successful on Saturday 5th October 2013. On 21st September the game commences for each sport including basketball as well. The opening ceremony was started on Friday 20th Sept by gathering over 2,000 athletes from outer islands and came to compete in Te Runga Championship in different sport. Te Runga runs in two weeks starting from Saturday 21st and end Saturday 5th 13.more

Senior Secondary Basketball Championship

The SSS Basketball championship was successfully completed on the 21st of August in the Bairiki Basketball court. According to the finals system, the top 4 from schools for boys and girls has compete in the playoffs on Wednesday afternoon. As a result, two teams for boys and girls qualified in the finals. There were over 400 players from schools participated in the event competing for the champ.more

DC trading handing over to KBF

We would like to thank DC Trading for the great support and assistance in providing trophies for the Senior Secondary Schools Basketball Championship for both males and females. Together with 2 trophies for males and females, MVP trophy also included for the best players who will be awarded this year as MVP for outstanding skills, team work for offensive and defensive and best shooter.more

2 weeks training camp - U12 B&G

The training camp was conducted from 26th August to 7th September for U12 boys and girls in the eastern south Tarawa. This is part of development school visit were undertaken in different designated schools. While school visit takes place by NBDO, registration for the training camp program has also opened to young boys and girls in each schools in order for them to learn more advance things.more

Holiday break program

The one day coaching clinics and fun games conducted for U12 and U15 boys and girls in Bikenibeu during the holiday breaks for national youth day. There were over 50 boys and girls gathering to learn basketball basic skills and learn to play. There were local coaches from clubs and qualifies coaches who complete the level 0 coaching grade spent their time assisting NBDO in running the program.more

Primary Schools coaching clinics

The NBDO visited 12 primary schools by conducting coaching clinics for U12 boys and girls. The primary schools visited every morning in different places and time. Apart from the school visit, NBDO ran a mini Basketball every Monday and Friday after school hours commencing from 4pm to 5pm because these schools located separately.more

KFL Basketball Championship 2013

The Kiribati Basketball Federation has just completely succeeded the Independence Basketball Championship on the 12nd July. There were 100+ players from different clubs who were participated in the event competing for the new champ this year for both men and women. The league for both men and women ran within a month until first playoffs and grand finals.more

Motorbike for NBDO

Many thanks to FIBA Oceania in providing transport to Kiribati NBDO as to run basketball development work in Kiribati. The transport was first used on the 4th June. According to NBDO program he run coaching clinics within 12 primary schools and 6 Junior Secondary Schools. The transport for him will be a great assistance as to get time to run programs. Thanks for the great support!!.more

Inter Club Basketball for World No Tobacco Day

The Ministry of Health and NBDO were collaborating well in organising the inter club basketball league to promote the World No Tobacco Day within two weeks. According to the main programme set, competition and lecturer was conducted alternately (eg Monday lecturer, Tuesday comp)and on. There were over 200 young players from each clubs participated in the events to commemorate the special day.more

U12&16 training camp

The coaching clinics conducted by NBDO and volunteers in Bikenibeu Basketball club gathering 80 boys and girls in Naw court, Bikenibeu court and NCD court. As the long break of schools start, it is good to invite young players between age groups 12 to 16 to spend their time in basketball in two weeks break rather than doing nothing.more

Bairiki Basketball Court renovation

A successful achievement to KBF...The Kiribati Basketball Federation together with the NBDO has proposed to the Ministry of Internal and Social Affairs and Taiwan to move the court markings to the center. The Federation raised the purpose of moving the court to the center as to accomadate players, officials and together with spectators while giving free space during watching games.more

2013 Primary School development visit

U12 boys and girls participation in basketball. On the 11st of Feb, NBDO conducted a school development visit within 12 primary schools. According to the arrangement with school's principals, the NBDO and teachers will work together. The main target is to develop and improve basketball skills at grass root level to prepare them for the upcoming Primary Schools championship.more

Refereeing Workshop

The refereeing workshop conducted within the NCD Basketball Club in 3 days. The 3 days refereeing workshop has been successfully conducted by the NBDO for the NCD Youth members. The club is inviting the federation to conduct the course whilst delegating the NBDO to give the apprentice and community level to these young people.more

First day of Basketball holiday Camp

U12 and U16 boys and girls gathering to learn basketball. The NBDO and volunteers conducted the one and half hours first day of training in Nawerewere court. There were up to 40's students attended the training gathering U12 and U16 boys and girls.more

Holiday break preparation

The preparation for holiday break has come!!The NBDO and teachers have just started the preparation for the coming long holiday break. There are 6 schools to be involved in this program including the eastern schools only. The main venue will be at the LDS court Buota, Nawerewere court, Bik Parish court and SDA court in Korobu.more

Division 2 Men Grand Finals

A young and future strong stars compete to a very tight score!!! The division 2 men are opening the grand finals between two young strong teams known as Moroni Warriors and Bik Dreams 2. Moroni Warriors was a team representing the Moroni High School who wins the inugural championship last year defeating the Young Saint from Teaoraereke clubs.more

Coral Ace Open Men 2012 Champ

2012 open men champ kicks off in the Bairiki court! On Thursday afternoon at 1730pm, the open men grand finals kicks off in the Bairiki court. There were two strong teams compete in the final known as Bik Dreams and Betio. Therefore previously, one of the undisbuted team known as Bik Dreams wins the competition mostly approximately 7 years now and never loose from the opponent.more

KBF kicks off the Final Matches

Known as a Coral Ace Basketball Championship league 2012 is coming to a close!!!...more

KBF achieved refereeing workshop

Finally, the Kiribati Basketball Federation successfully achieved the Level O Refereeing..

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KBF meeting with Teachers

2012 Junior Schools Basketball Championship!!!,..Saturday 24th March in Bairiki court..

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Board Meetings - Monthly (next executive meeting 21 Feb)

EGM for Tarawa Cup preparation - Friday 31st

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Competition/Tournament

1. Tarawa Basketball Cup - Inter club - Feb 15

Development Work

1. Senior men and women squad preparation trainings for Micro game-by KBF&NBDO

2. Development visit in schools and communities (clubs/associations) by NBDO

 

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