KOR ? Korea win battle of wits, bag gold

INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women) – Hosts Korea displayed stronger nerves and better handling of the middle-game situation to beat China 79-73 and bag the gold on Sunday

JPN ? Japan bag bronze

INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women): Point guard Ai Mitani sunk two silken three pointers – one from each flank – in the opening moments of the match and Japan never looked back to bag the bronze medal, with a clinical 73-70 win against Chinese Taipei on Sunday

KOR – Korean qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympics

INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women) – A slack defense Chinese Taipei pattern early in the third quarter provided opened the gateway for Korea to steer away to an 80-70 win in the first semifinal on Saturday. Taking the court at 41-39, Korea

IND – India power their way into Level I

INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women) – Center Geethu Anna Jose set a new game-record of 47 points and collected 12 rebounds as India powered their way to an 86-68 win over Malaysia on Saturday and booked their place for

CHN – China down Japan, help Korea qualify

INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women) – China's 74-62 win in the second semifinal on Saturday ensured Sunday's final against Korea remained a clash for the title. Korea, by virtue of China's entry into the final, earned that lone Olympic qualifying berth available from this Championship. "We have been getting better and better," said Chinese […]

FIBA Asia – Semifinal line-up drawn

INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women) – The semifinal line-up of the Championship p has been drawn. Hosts Korea take on Chinese Taipei followed by defending champions China matching wits with Japan. Both the semifinals will be played on Saturday

HKG/SIN – Hong Kong survive Singapore scare

INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women): Hong Kong overcame an early scare from a spirited Singapore to bring the curtains down on the preliminary phase of the Championship on Thursday

JPN/MAS – Japan down Malaysia

INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women) – Japanese coach Tomohide Utsumi allayed any talk of his team not playing at their best in the final Level I encounter against Malaysia on Thursday

TPE/THA – Taipei down Thailand

INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women) – With their sights firmly set on the semifinals, Chinese Taipei cantered through to beat Thailand in Level I on Thursday. "I just told the girls to go out and enjoy themselves in the game," said Taipei coach Lin Hung Ling-Yao.