Popular domestic sports manufacturer Nivia’s Top Grip 3.0 has become the first Indian basketball to certified by FIBA.

Founded in 1932 FIBA, the International Basketball Federation is the apex governing body of world basketball responsible for international competitions like FIBA Basketball World Cup and the Olympic Basketball tournament.

Getting the FIBA Level-2 approval is a huge step for Indian basketball. We’re extremely proud to be able to provide affordable technology that also meets strict global standards. The same standards will now be available to schools, universities, amateur teams all over the country to train for the competitions. It is great to be the first in the country to have this recognition from FIBA. – Freewill Sports Pvt Ltd MD & Chairman Rajesh Kharabanda.

 

With focus on making elite level sports equipment accessible to the aspiring masses FIBA certification becomes an important step in recognition of ‘Make in India’ efforts by Freewill Sports Pvt Ltd.

NIVIA Top Grip 3.0 basketball features the iconic 8-panel deep channel design, with full ball pebbling for superior grip and 100% nylon windings for consistent bounce, shape retention and durability.

This is a huge step for Indian basketball because now aspiring basketball players from schools, universities, or amateur teams from all over the country can train on FIBA certified balls for competitions.

 

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We Dunked it! NIVIA’s Topgrip 3.0 becomes the first Indian basketball to be FIBA approved. This is a huge step for Indian basketball because now aspiring basketball players from schools, universities, or amateur teams from all over the country can train on FIBA certified balls for competitions. FIBA approvals are stringent. The balls are checked on 8 parameters – Circumference, Sphericity, Weight, Rebound, Inflation stress, Pressure loss, Thermal Stress and Durability. The ball is inserted into a bounce machine and rebounded against steel plate for 20,000 times. It is only after that the 8 parameters are checked for their trueness. NIVIA’s Topgrip 3.0 balls will be available shortly. Stay tuned. #Nivia #NiviaSports #StepOutAndPlay #indianbasketball

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FIBA approvals are stringent. The balls are checked on 8 parameters – Circumference, Sphericity, Weight, Rebound, Inflation stress, Pressure loss, Thermal Stress and Durability. The ball is inserted into a bounce machine and rebounded against steel plate for 20,000 times. It is only after that the 8 parameters are checked for their trueness.

Earlier in the year, NIVIA was recognized as the ET iconic Brand of India in the sports category.

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