Basketball at the Youth Olympic Games. Basketball was inducted at the Youth Olympic Games at the inaugural edition in 2010 for both boys and girls. The tournaments use the FIBA 3x3 rules. The program also includes skill challenge.
Olympics in the DNA. 3x3 has the Olympics in its DNA. In 2007, FIBA decided to propose to the IOC that it add 3x3 to the programme of the Youth Olympic Games Singapore 2010, which ended up being the first official 3x3 event. On 9 June 2017, the IOC’s Executive Board announced its decision to include 3x3 as part of the Olympic basketball programme, starting with the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
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Youth Olympic Games. Players. Website. YOG Women. More. Thirty-Nine teams confirmed for Youth Olympic Games (video) - $S$12/13/2009$E$. National teams from all corners of the globe 39 countries in all - will play 3-on-3 basketball at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore this summer. The YOG is a platform through which youngsters will learn about Olympic values and the benefits of sport.
The Youth Olympic Games are aimed at bringing together talented young athletes aged from 15 to 18 from around the world. The most recent Summer YOG in Buenos Aires in 2018 featured 4,000 athletes and achieved gender equality for the first time.
The first 3x3 basketball official event, in Singapore, 2010.
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Basketball at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics was held from 18 to 26 August at the Wutaishan Sports Center in Nanjing, China. As in 2010 the 3x3 format returned, along with a new event, the skill challenge.
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Photos of the U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team's gold medal celebration at the Tokyo Olympics Games. Gallery Images from the Olympic women's basketball medal ceremony after the USA's 90-75 golden victory over host Japan.