FIBA Americas has announced that Mexico will host the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, a qualifying tournament for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
The tournament will be played in the Arena de Monterrey in the state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
The venue is a coliseum that hosts more than 150 concerts and shows every year, with a capacity of 17,559 spectators. It has also hosted two NBA pre-season games.
This continental championship already has nine qualified teams in the shape of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela. The 10th participant, which . . .