The Spain national rugby union team represents Spain in men's international rugby union competitions , nicknamed Los Leones, is administered by the Spanish Rugby Federation. The team annually takes part in the European Nations Cup, the highest European rugby championship outside the Six Nations.
Spain's only Rugby World Cup appearance was in 1999 when they competed in Pool A against South Africa , Scotland and Uruguay. Spain lost all three games, and finished the tournament ranked 18th out of 20 teams.
Basketball is a popular sport in Spain, second in popularity only to association football. The top Spanish League, Liga ACB, is a member of ULEB, and the top Spanish League teams can compete in Europe, most notably in the Euroleague and Eurocup, and also under the FIBA Europe umbrella, in the FIBA Europe Cup.
The Spain national basketball team represents Spain in men's international basketball competition. They are managed by the Spanish Basketball Federation, the governing body for basketball in Spain.
The Spanish basketball league system is a series of connected competitions for professional basketball clubs in Spain. The system has a hierarchical format with a promotion and relegation system between competitions at different levels.
Spain B was a secondary football team run occasionally as support for the Spain national football team. They commonly played matches against 'B' teams from other football associations, from 1949 to 1981.
The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams. It was held in France from 10 June to 12 July 1998.
The France national basketball team represents France in international basketball and is administered by the French Federation of Basketball. France has been a regular at the EuroBasket, with 37 appearances, the most of any nation.
France 98 is an association founded by the French footballers who won the 1998 FIFA World Cup. They organise charity and testimonial matches for former players.