BEIJING: Fans have voted for "Son of Dreams" to be the official mascot of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019.

This was made official on Wednesday - 500 days before the first-ever 32-team edition of FIBA's flagship competition tips off on August 31, 2019 - when Son of Dreams was unveiled during a ceremony at the Wukesong Indoor Stadium in China's capital.

Son of Dreams was brought to life for the first time, by way of a hologram and video. Beijing's vice mayor Zhang Jiandong presented a prize to Yan Xu, the person behind the design.

Nov 30, 2017 14:11
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday unveiled the logo and the mascot for the Hockey Men’s World Cup-2018 at the Kalinga Stadium here, ahead of the Hockey World League (HFL) finals in the presence of the India hockey team.