AfroBasket Women 2011: Angola Defeats Cameroon to Solidify Quarterfinal Hopes

After losing their tournament-opener against defending champion Senegal, Angola is showing a lot of poise especially in hammering out a convincing 66-45 win over Cameroon in the lone game of the day four of the FIBA Africa Championship for Women in Bamako, Mali. Felizarda Jorge was in her deadly form as she finished with 14 […]

Brazil Edge Canada to Stay Unbeaten in 2011 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship

Brazil was challenged but they managed to keep their composure to score a 56-39 win over Canada for their second win in as many games in the ongoing FIBA Americas Championship for Women in Neiva, Colombia. Damiris Dantas Do Amaral had a productive night as she scored 13 points and hauled down 11 rebounds, while […]

AfroBasket Women 2011: Three Teams Remains Perfect in African Championship

After three days of exciting action, Senegal, Mali, and Mozambique remains undefeated by white-washing their respective opponents in the ongoing FIBA Africa Championship for Women in Bamako, Mali. The defending champions Senegal proved why they are tipped to win the title once again this year with a demolition job of hapless Guinea, 99-32, at the […]

Brazil Headlines Day-One Winners in 2011 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship

Without the mighty USA squad in the tournament, Brazil is expected to be the favorite to win the title and they proved it on the opening day of the 2011 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship. The defending champions complete annihilated Paraguay 117-34 on Sunday in Neiva, Colombia to start their journey to the 2012 London Olympics […]

AfroBasket Women 2011: Senegal and Mali Stay Perfect

After convincing victories in day one of the tournament, Senegal and Mali proved once again why they are tipped to face each other in the finale after scoring victories in day two to stay perfect in the ongoing FIBA Africa Championship for Women in Bamako. Fresh from their 86-62 demolition job of Nigeria, the defending […]

FIBA Americas Women’s Championship Starts Today in Colombia

The FIBA Americas Championship for Women opens its festivities today with the team that will emerge on top will take home the lone ticket 2012 Olympics at stake in the tournament. Ten teams will collide for that for that precious crown in a week-long tournament in Neiva, Columbia and it is expected to be as […]

AfroBasket Women 2011: Mali and Senegal Crush Opponents in Day One

Mali and Senegal proved why they are the favorites to win this year’s African title after scoring emphatic victories in day one of the FIBA Africa Championship for Women on Friday in Bamako. The host country Mali did not disappoint their hometown crowd as they got off to a quick start to score an emphatic […]

Australian Opals to Represent Oceania in 2012 London Olympics

The Australian Opals booked a ticket to London next year after ruling the FIBA Oceania Championship to earn the right to represent the continent in next year’s Olympic Women’s Basketball Tournament. Despite playing without their established stars like Penny Taylor and Lauren Jackson, who are both playing for the respective teams in the WNBA Playoffs, […]

China Women’s Team Earn Ticket to 2012 London Olympics

China proved their dominance once again and they did it in style as they avenged their lone defeat of the tournament with a 65-62 win over Korea in the finals of the 24th FIBA Asia Championship for Women in Omura-Nagasaki, Japan. Miao Lijie was named as the tournament MVP and she proved that she deserved […]

Brittney Griner and Courtney Vandersloot Added to US National Team Pool

After having impressive showings during the national team training camp last May in Las Vegas, Baylor University star Brittney Griner and Chicago Sky rookie Courtney Vandersloot were officially included on the US Women’s Basketball national pool. US women’s team coach Geno Auriemma announced the development on Monday, saying that Griner and Vandersloot showed a lot […]