Barcelona is to be a host city in the 2014 Basketball World Championships (from August, 30 to September, 14 2014). Last Tuesday May 25, the Mayor, Jordi Hereu, and the Chairman of the Spanish Basketball Federation, José Luís Sáez, signed an agreement formally recognising Barcelona as one of the host cities for the 2014 Basketball World Championships.
The agreement means Barcelona will hold four last-sixteen matches, two quarter-final matches and one semi-final match, as well as two official friendly matches involving the Spanish national team and various events to promote basketball.
Together with Barcelona Bilbao, Seville, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Madrid and Granada will also be host cities for the 2014 Basketball World Championships.
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