Sonja Petrovic In Spartak Champions Of Europe And Russia

Sonja Petrovic (F – 19 – 189) young Serb international after successfully play in FC Barcelona, where she played with 17 years and this season with Bourges Basket take over all possible trophies in France. Next season you will be a member of European and Russian champions Spartak MR. Spartak MR engages the best Europe […]

Eurobasket 2007 Awards and Recap

The Eurobasket 2007 Womens Championship was surprising for some teams and respected play from others. Gold medal winners Russia will join their fellow countrymen in celebrating their win over both National Teams from Spain to win in the Eurobasket 2007 Finals. Belarus who worked hard for their Bronze medal caused a bit of surprise for […]

Spain wins the silver medal in a close brush with Russia

The dream of taking the gold in the 2007 EuroBasket games in Italy disappeared as Spain was unable to surpass the physical differences of Russia’s team who won 74-68. Nevertheless, this final score doesn’t tarnish the exceptional tournament played by Spain’s Women’s National Team, who took home the silver medal and a ticket to Peking […]

Russia Finish With The Gold In Eurobasket 2007

Russia 74 – Spain 68 Russia basketball enjoyed its second major victory in under a month as its women's team emerged victorious at EuroBasket 2007 in Italy. Sunday's match saw a repeat of September's EuroBasket men's final between Russia and Spain, with Russia again gaining the upper hand, winning 74:68. Russian women can now add […]

Czech Republic Close Out Eurobasket Strong Over Lithuania

Czech Republic 91 – Lithuania 54 Right from the start Hana Machova set her mark on the game with three treys, a fast-break lay-up and an assist in the opening phase of the game with the Czech Republic racing out to an early lead (17-6). Milda Sujanova put an end to the 11:0 run with […]

Belarus Hold Off Latvia To Win Bronze At Eurobasket 2007

Belarus 72 – Latvia 63 No time for pleasantries in this match with both sides putting points on the board in the first minute. Latvia without Gunta Basko and with Ieva Tare and Anete Jekabsone-Zogota heavily strapped changed their offensive tactics from previous games which resulted in them hitting three treys (13-8). Anatoliy Buyalskiy noticed […]

Belgium Finish 7th in Eurobasket 2007

Belgium 72 – France 63 Midway through the first period the game was evenly balanced (11-11). Ann Wauters scored 9 of the first 14 points for Belgium and was given a round of applause by all the spectators when she was taken off for a breather. After several lead changes, France won the first period […]

Spain Join Russia In The Final After Overcoming Belarus

Spain 70 Belarus 54 Sviatlana Volnaya scored the first points of the game from down-town but it was the early defensive duties accomplished by Anastasiya Veremeenko on Amaya Valdemoro , including a block, for Belarus to go into an early lead (7-0). Spain's first-point only arrived after a team time-out: Ana Montanana was on hand […]

Russia Overpower Latvia To Qualify For EuroBasket 2007 Final

Russia 67 Latvia 36 Latvia started the match aggressively and after a 5:0 run led (10:4). Natalia Vodopyanova ended the sequence with one of her trademark jump-shots. Still Latvia continued to shoot well from the floor. And then after a baseline trey from Anete Jekabsone-Zogota (15-7) Russia became more physical in their approach and clawed […]

Czech Republic end the Olympic dream for Belgium

Czech Republic 75 Belgium 50 A first-quarter blitz by the Czech Republic was more than enough for them to take control of the game. Belgium, despite a spirited 2nd and 3rd period, lacked the experience necessary to disable their opponents and will now meet France for 7th place. The Czech Republic will meet Latvia in […]