Day One Latvia, Riga Tournament

After defeats in their last two preparation games, it was back to winning ways for France tonight in Riga with a 65-54 victory against the hosts Latvia. The hosts edged out their guests at the end of the first period by one point and extended their advantage to 7 points half way through the second […]

Spain Falls To China In Test Games

In the Riga tournament in Lithuania Spain falls to China (76-83) during the preparation games before Eurobasket 2007. The first three quarters of the game the score was close for both teams (23-22), (16-16), (21-22) until China made changes in the final quarter to stop Spain Womens National Team. Spain's National Team Coach Evaristo Pérez […]

France National Team Cuts

Coach Jacques Commères has started to trim down his National team roster as it comes closer to Eurobasket 2007 in Italy. In his telephone press conference today he announced the 13 player roster for the rest of the preparation. Elodie Godin, Florence Lepron and Géraldine Robert were announced to be cut from the squad. Elodie […]

Bulgaria, Sweden and Poland Winners

Bulgaria, Sweden and Poland all won during the qualifications for Eurobasket 2007 in Italy. One big surprise was the danger that Finland posed on Poland, in game which the Polish barely won. They will enter into Group A in Italy. Bulgaria on the other side took a easy win over Hungary by 14points with a […]

Spain National Team Preparation Tournament

Spain's Women National Selection team will be in a tournament in Riga. The tournament starts August 31st and the teams invited are: China, France and Lithuania. Riga Tournament Schedule Friday August 31 – 16:30 – Spain vs -ChinaSaturday September 1 @ 15:00 – Spain vs FranceSunday September 2 @ 17:00 – Spain vs Lithuania

Three Day Recap Preparation Games

Sweden are on the last leg of their preparation before the Eurobasket additional qualifiers begin next week with their first opponent Ukraine. While for Belgium this was the first opportunity to put into play the fruits of their intensive training camp. For Laurent Buffard, the chance to play 3 matches on consecutive days is ideal […]

Belgium National 14 Team Roster

2007 National Team for Belgium's Women's Basketball 13-17 August in Namur21-24 August in Stockholm21 August : Sweden/Belgium in Stockholm (19:00)22 August: Sweden/Belgium in Stockholm (19:00)23 August: Sweden/Belgium in Stockholm (19:00)27-29 August in Namur1er September : Belgium/Greece in Kortrijk2 September : Belgium/Greece in Kortrijk7 September : Turkey/Belgium in Porto San Giorgio (Italy)8 September : Czech/Belgium in […]

Molletta Eurobasket 2007 Mascot

This is just a draft of the possible mascot of the Eurobasket 2007 in Italy. It will officially be presented before the championships begin. The mascot name Molletta features a child with curly black hair, pink jersey and pink shoes!

2007 University of Bangkok Games Results

As teams start to prepare for Eurobasket 2007 in Italy there are many competitions and games. The 2007 Summer University of Bangkok hosted countries: Poland, China, Canada, Turkey, Australia, Korea Results by date: August 7th – Preliminary Group A – Canada defeats Turkey, 79-64. August 9th – Preliminary Group A – Canada defeats Thailand, 68-33 […]