FIBA Unveils EuroBasket Women 2013 Logo

After a competitive EuroBasket Women tournament this year, the baton has now been passed by Poland to France, who will be hosting the 2013 edition of the European Champions, which logo has been released prior to the finals match between Russia and Turkey on Sunday. FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson was elated with the competitiveness […]

Elena Danilochkina Completes Impressive Run with MVP Plum

Elena Danilochkina has been great since day one and the 25-year-old guard completed her impressive run in the EuroBasket Women 2011 with a title and the Most Valuable Player trophy as well. Danilochkina has been sizzling all-tournament as shown by her impressive 50 percent clip from the field and her stellar performances in the quarterfinals […]

Seattle Storm Cruise Past Washington Mystics

Playing without reigning MVP Lauren Jackson, the Seattle Storm found some sort of a relief after hammering out a 73-63 victory over the Washington Mystics on Sunday in Washington, recording their first win in the nation’s capital since the 2006-07 WNBA season. Swin Cash stepped up once again as she finished with 19 points and […]

Russia Reclaims European Title with 59-42 Victory Over Turkey

Russia successfully reclaimed the European title after hammering out a dominating 59-42 win over the heavy-underdog Turkey in the finals of the EuroBasket Women 2011 on Sunday night in Lodz, Poland. Maria Stepanova, who could be playing in her last EuroBasket games after a total of eight appearances, dominated the hapless Turkish team as she […]

France Finishes Third with a 63-56 Win Over Czech Republic

France failed to defend their title but the defending championship managed to have a podium finishes after bagging third place with a 63-56 win over Czech Republic on Sunday in Lodz, Poland. Sandrine Gruda was nearly unstoppable as she racked up 26 points on 12-for-14 shooting from the field, a performance highlighted by a clutch […]

Croatia Earns Ticket to Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Croatia had a strong third quarter to escape with a 73-59 win over Montenegro to finish fifth in this year’s EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland and also earning the final slot in next year’s FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament. With the game tied at 42 halfway through the third period, Croatia unleashed a huge 19-5 run […]

Turkey Stuns France 68-62 in OT to Reach EuroBasket Finals

Considered as a heavy underdog, Turkey overcame the odds once again as they escaped with a thrilling 68-62 overtime win over defending champions France in the semifinals of the EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. Nevin Nevlin had another brilliant performance as she finished with 23 points and eight rebounds, lifting the Turkish team to prominence […]

Russia Dominates Czech Republic 85-53 to Reach EuroBasket Women Finals

After struggling to maximize their potential in the first two rounds of the tournament, Russia silenced their critics once again after scoring a dominating 85-53 over Czech Republic in the semifinals of the EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. In a match that was expected to be a close and thrilling collision between two powerhouse teams, […]

Montenegro to Face Croatia for Final Olympic Qualifying Tournament Slot

After failing to advance to the semifinals, Montenegro bounced back with a 68-59 win over Lithuania to arrange a duel with Croatia for the last spot for next year’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Iva Perovanovic, who was limited to nine points in the quarter-final loss against France on Thursday, found her usual form as she finished […]

EuroBasket Women 2011 Semifinals Preview

Eight teams collided in four thrilling quarter-final matches and after Thursday night, four teams are now left standing and will face off in two equally exciting semi-final duel on Friday. Czech Republic VS Russia Czech Republic, the 2010 World Basketball Championship silver medalist, overcame the odds and silenced their doubters by reaching the final four, […]