FIBA Europe has approved the venues and the format for basketball’s top national team competitions next year, EuroBasket Women 2009 in Latvia and EuroBasket 2009 in Poland.

The Competitions Commission of European basketball’s governing body met in Munich, September 12, to endorse the details of next summer’s major tournaments.

The EuroBasket Women 2009 will be played in three cities in Latvia while the EuroBasket 2009 will be played in seven of Poland’s main cities.

EuroBasket Women, Latvia, 7-20 June

Preliminary Round: Liepaja and Valmiera
Qualifying and Final Round: Riga

EuroBasket 2009, Poland, 7-20 September

Preliminary round: Gdansk, Poznan, Warsaw and Wroclaw
Qualifying Round: Bydgoszcz and Lodz
Final Round: Katowice