Becky Hammon Could Play for Russia in 2012 London Olympics

Russia is looking to make a great run in the 2012 London Olympics in July and the team could have naturalized star Becky Hammon in their fold once again. According to Russia head coach Boris Sokolovsky, the American guard has been well-loved by the fans and her teammates, leading him to the decision of including […]

Great Britain Names Women Preliminary Squad for 2012 London Olympics

Great Britain named their women’s preliminary squad for the basketball completion of the 2012 London Olympics that will kick four months from now. Great Britain women’s coach Tom Maher named a 20-player squad that features veterans and four young standouts, who will slug it out for a spot in the final roster that will compete […]

Great Britain Women Squad to Have Busy Pre-Olympic Schedule

Looking to take another giant step towards being one of the elites, the Great Britain Women’s Basketball squad will have busy schedule as they prepare for their upcoming stint and hosting of the 2012 London Olympics on July. GB Women’s coach Tom Maher and the rest of the squad, who had an impressive stint in […]

Australia Names London Olympics Preliminary Roster

Looking to have a podium finish once again with less than seven months from now, Australia released their preliminary roster for the 2012 London Olympics on Thursday night. Members of the team that bagged the gold medal at the 2006 World Basketball Championship, which includes veteran Lauren Jackson and Penny Taylor, headlined the 24-player preliminary […]

FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women Groups Done

The four groups for the upcoming FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women have been set after the draw held on Wednesday night in Ankara, Turkey. In front of huge spectators inside the venue, the twelve teams was divided into four groups with three teams each, who will all go all out to grab one of […]

USA Basketball Cuts Women Roster to 21 Players

With less than seven months before the 2012 London Olympics, USA Basketball trimmed their roster to 21 players, which was selected by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee. Headlining the 21-player preliminary roster of USA for the 2012 London Olympics are Sue Bird, Tamika Catchings, and Diana Taurasi, who have won gold […]

Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament Draw Set on Wednesday

The twelve teams’ bid to make it into the 2012 London Olympics will start on Wednesday in the scheduled draw for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Ankara, Turkey. Canada, Argentina, Czech Republic, Croatia, Korea, Japan, Czech Republic, Mozambique, Mali, Puerto Rico, Mozambique, and host Turkey will be drawn into four groups with three […]

Seven Teams Book Sure Ticket to 2012 London Olympics

All of the continental qualifying competitions are all in the books and the seven of the 12 slots for the 2012 London Olympics Women’s Basketball Competition have already been booked. Great Britain, who earned an automatic slot in the competition for they will be hosting the biggest sporting event, will be joined by USA, Brazil, […]

2011 AfroBasket Women: Angola Upsets Senegal to Earn Ticket to 2012 London Olympics

After taking down host Mali in the semifinals, Angola took down another giant as they stunned defending champion and tournament-favorite Senegal, 62-54, in the finals of the 2011 FIBA Africa Women in Bamako, Mali. Gaining a lot of momentum from their spectacular victory in the semifinals, Angola outplayed and outhustled Senegal in the first two […]

USA Women’s Team Cruise Past Ros Casares

The USA Women’s Basketball Team scored their second win in a row in their 12-day European Tour after dismantling Ros Casares Valencia, 78-68, in a match in which the powerhouse squad was pushed to the limits by the Spanish club. Swin Cash had a productive night, scoring 17 points on 5-for-8 shooting from the field, […]