Brazil Dominates Argentina to Qualify to the 2012 London Olympics

Brazil successfully defended their title and they did it in dominating fashion as they silenced the biggest noise-maker in this year’s FIBA Americas Championship for Women. Brazil knew that Argentina are taking down heavily-favored teams in the tournament, but they made sure that they will not be one of the victims as they hammered out […]

2011 AfroBasket Women: Senegal and Angola to Collide for Ticket to London

Senegal and Angola arranged a showdown for the lone spot in the 2012 London Olympics after defeating their respective opponents in the semifinals of the 2011 AfroBasket Women. The defending champions, Senegal, earned a spot in the finals after hammering out a very convincing 89-63 win over Nigeria in the semifinals of the 2011 FIBA […]

2011 FIBA Americas Women: Brazil to Face Argentina in the Finals

Brazil and Argentina arranged a finals showdown after edging their opponents in the semifinals of the ongoing 2011 FIBA Americas Championship for Women in Neiva, Colombia. As expected, Brazil knocked out the struggling Cuban squad, 66-53, to earn a spot in the finals and gave themselves a good chance to defend their title. Erika DeSouza, […]

2011 AfroBasket Women: Senegal and Mali Leads Semifinals Cast

Senegal and Mali along with Angola and Nigeria advanced to the semifinals of the 2011 FIBA Africa Championship for Women after dispatching their respective quarterfinal opponents. The defending champion Senegal looked poise to defending their title after strong performance in the final eight, dismantling Congo, 85-54, at the Stade du Mars in Bamako, Mali. Astou […]

2011 FIBA Americas Women: Argentina Tops Group A, Canada Advances to Semis

Argentina completed their masterful preliminary round campaign with a victory, while Canada advances to the semifinals after scoring separate victories in day five of the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship for Women in Neiva, Colombo. Argentina, who took down much-favored teams in their last two games, recorded a preliminary-round sweep with a 66-45 win over host […]

2011 AfroBasket Women: Senegal and Mali Sweep Preliminary Round

Tournament favorites Senegal and Mali proved on Wednesday night why they were tabbed to win the title this year after completing a five-game sweep of their preliminary round assignment. Host country Mali was simply too much for Congo as they cruised to an easy 106-37 win in day six of the preliminary round of the […]

2011 FIBA Americas Women: Brazil Extends Winning Run, Argentina Surprises Another Giant

The defending champion and tournament-favorite Brazil remains undefeated, while Argentina pulled off another shocker in day four of the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship for Women in Neiva, Colombia. Brazil ended their preliminary round campaign with their fourth-straight win in as many games as they took down Mexico, 88-61, to stay poise to snatch a back-to-back […]

AfroBasket Women 2011: Host Mali Prevails in Battle of Two Undefeated Teams

Leaning on the hometown support that they are receiving, host country Mali remained undefeated while handing Mozambique their first defeat of the tournament with a 73-43 win in day five of the 2011 FIBA Africa Championship for Women in Bamako. Djenebou Sissoko had another dominating game as she racked up 21 points and eight rebounds, […]

2012 London Olympics-Bound USA Women’s Basketball Team to Train in Europe

With less than a year before their much-anticipated stint in the 2012 London Olympics, the star-studded USA Women’s Basketball Team will be kicking off their preparation with a 12-day European tour starting Thursday. The 26-player national team pool, aside from those whore are still playing for their mother teams in the WNBA Playoff, will participate […]

Brazil Stays Perfect, Argentina Stuns Puerto Rico in 2011 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship

As expected Brazil protected their unblemished record in day three of the 2011 FIBA America Women’s Championship, a day that also saw Argentina pulling off a huge win to boost their chances in the tournament in Neiva, Colombia. Brazil, the defending champions of the tournament, cruised to their third win in as many games with […]