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Basketball: O2 confirmed as Final Four venue

The O2 Arena in London will host the 2013 and 2014 Final Four tournaments – Europe's premier club basketball competition – Euroleague officials said yesterday ahead of this season's final in Istanbul.

The O2 Arena will also stage the Olympic basketball tournament in the 2012 Games. "I am confident the Final Four will take another step forward in London," Euroleague president Jordi Bertomeu said.