Barcelona has been confirmed and selected as the official site of the 2014 World Basketball Championships. The games will be played in Palau Sant Jordi with capacity of 20,000 spectators. The decision was made by the FIBA Central Board in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Barcelona will host half of games competition beginning at the Eighth-Finals, Quarterfinals and Semifinals. Madrid will host the medal games.
The games of the first round will be played in Bilbao, Granada, Las Palmas, Gran Canaries and Seville.