2010 Women’s World Championship Roundup: USA Back on Top

One the most successful editions of the World Basketball Championship for Women ended today with a bang as the star-studded USA squad reclaimed the title in the 2010 Worlds in Czech Republic on Sunday. As expected, a mammoth crowd filled the Karlovy Vary Arena in support of the Czech Republic Women’s National Basketball Team, but […]

USA Reclaims Throne with an 89-69 Win over Czech Republic

The USA Women’s National Basketball accomplished what they should have done four years ago as they bagged the gold medal in the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women by crushing the host nation, Czech Republic, 89-69, in Tuesday’s finals. Angel McCoughtry led the scoring parade for the Americans with her 18 points and was 6-of-8 […]

Spain Bags Bronze with a 77-68 Triumph over Belarus

The Spaniards will go home with smiles on their faces as they bagged the bronze medal when they cruised past Belarus, 77-68, in the third-place match of the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Czech Republic. After missing their semifinals clash against USA because of a back injury, WNBA star Sancho Lyttle played with a […]

Australia Beats France 74-62 for Fifth Spot; Russia Finishes Seventh

The 2006 champions will go home with something to be proud of as the Australian Opals bagged fifth place with a 74-62 win over France in the classification round of the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Czech Republic. WNBA Most Valuable Player Lauren Jackson spearheaded the Opals’ attack with her 13 points and eight […]

USA Clobbers Spain 106-70 to Arrange Title Showdown with the Hosts

The star-studded USA National Women’s Basketball Team displayed another balance attack as they clobbered Spain, 106-70, in the Semifinals of the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. The Americans took advantage of their depth and dominated the boards en route to a title showdown against the host country, Czech Republic, which […]

Czech Republic Marches on to the Finals with an 81-77 OT Win over Belarus

After pulling off an upset win against Australia yesterday, host country Czech Republic survived with an 81-77 overtime win against Belarus to reach the finals of the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Karlovy Vary. The host team was boosted by jam-packed arena filled with hometown fans, who all came to support and were all […]

France Beats Korea 61-46 to Arrange Fifth-Place Match with Opals

France imposed their will on the boards and bagged a convincing 61-46 win over Korea in the 5th to 8th place classification round of the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. Marion Laborde erupted for 15 points, which was highlighted by an impressive 5-of-7 clip from beyond-the-arc, leading Spain to a […]

Australia Bounces Back with a 78-73 Win over Russia

After absorbing heartbreaking defeats in the quarterfinals, Russia and Australia went up against each other on Saturday in the 5th to 8th place classification phase of the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. Penny Taylor and Liz Cambage turned their ire on the Russians as both of them scored 19 points […]

Spain Earns Semis Berth with a 74-71 Win over France

After a disappointing defeat against Russia, Spain bounced back with a come-from-behind 74-71 overtime win against France in the Quarterfinals of the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Czech Republic. Cindy Lima converted a basket with 38 seconds left in overtime that gave Spain a 72-71 lead before Amaya Valdemoro sealed their victory with two […]

Czech Republic Dethrones Australia with a 79-68 Upset Win

After Belarus shocked the world by eliminating Russia, Czech Republic pulled off another surprise when they ousted the defending champions, Australia, with a 79-68 win on Friday, in the quarterfinals of the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship for Women in Karlovy Vary. Australia, which saw how the Russians were eliminated by the less-favored Belarus squad, […]