About .Basketball

.Basketball is the digital identity of basketball on the Internet. Brought to you in conjunction with the sport’s world governing body - the Fédération Internationale de Basketball, "FIBA". .basketball is the place for basketball at every level: nationally, internationally, club, age-group, 3x3, school, and for players, fans, coaches, referees, sponsors – the whole basketball family.

.Basketball domain names will launch early 2017 – Details will be published here, and at FIBA.

.Basketball is brought to you by Roar.Basketball

Roar.Basketball is a sports-centered company that has endeavored since 2011 to ensure that the sport of basketball has control of its digital identity online. Basketball is one of only 2 major sports that have control of their own name as a top level domain – the other is rugby, which Roar is also leading through Roar.Rugby.

For further information about .basketball, contact us at

Follow us as we launch .Basketball:

Twitter @RoarBasketball 



If you are concerned about possible abuse of a .basketball domain, please contact the Abuse Manager at

Mail: Abuse Manager. CentralNic Ltd., 35-39 Moorgate, London, EC2R 6AR, UK.


Registry Policies

Rollout schedule

Technical Implementation Notes for Limited Registration Period

Free, query-based public access to Whois for .Basketball can be found at

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For our DNSSEC Practice Statement see: DNSSEC Practice Statement.

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