Australia and USA Stampede Through Competition

Australia and USA National Teams clearly proved today that they are favorites and strong going into the Beijing Olympics Basketball Tournament next week. Australia dominated Mali in a scoring 112 points and holding Mali to 43 points. Lauren Jackson led the way for the Opals with 24 points, including 3-6 from behind the arc. In […]

Women's Diamond Ball Weekend Results

China the host of the Diamond Ball Tournament in Haining China defeated Mali (91-67) after fighting three quarters before extending a big lead. Latvia also surprised Russia and overshadowed Becky Hammon's National Team debut with 75-69 win. Anete Jekabsone-Zogota scored a first day and game high 34 points in big win for Latvia. However, during […]

Pre-Olympic Diamond Ball Tournament Tomorrow

In Haining, China the Diamond Ball Tournament for Women will begin to test the waters for Olympic Teams before the Beijing Olympics. The following countries will be participating in the 3-day tournament in China China USA Australia Latvia Mali Russia The schedule of the tournament is as follows: August 2nd 2008 Russia vs Latvia Mali […]

Spain Completes Beijing Olympic Roster 2008

The roster has been completed by Spain Womens National Basketball Team coach Evaristo Pérez. The roster consist of 12 players and recently Nuria Martínez has been reinstated after her hand injury was cleared by replacing Silvia Domínguez. Download the profile pdf of the Spain National Basketball Team for Beijing. Complete facts and bios are included […]

Women's Olympic Friendly Games Results

The Beijing Olympics is only 13 days a way and approximately two weeks away until the Women's Basketball Games are underway. There have been several friendly games during the past week in the warming up for the Olympics. Lauren Jackson is back at home in Australia from the WNBA training with the Opals. Spain, Russia, […]

China Womens Olympic Roster

Here is the final Chinese Women's Basketball Roster for the Olympics. Song Xiaoyun Bian Lan Miao Lijie Zhang Xiaoni Chen Nan Liu Dan Zhang Han Lan Chang Wei Chen Xiaoli Sui Feifei Shao Tingting Zhang Yu Coach: Tom Maher

Spanish Womens Basketball Olympic Roster

The 13 player list for the 2008 Beijing Olympics has been announced by coach Evaristo Pérez. The women's national team will start training for the Pekin Olympics on July 15th. Spain Womens National Team will be training in San Fernando in Cádiz for their objective to win a gold medal at the Olympics. Spain will […]

USA Womens Olympic Basketball Team Complete Roster

The roster for the USA Womens Olympic Basketball National Team has been announced today by adding three new players. Kara Lawson, DeLisha Milton-Jones and Tamika Catchings will be making their way to Beijing China to compete in the 2008 Olympic Basketball Games . The full list of 12 players are below and were selected by […]

The pride of Belarus

The words "Belarus", "basketball" and "Olympics" has never before been mentioned in one sentence. Henceforth, this will change. Yes, Belarusian girl managed to win a trip to Beijing Olympics, playing in Madrid in the quarter-team qualification tournament, Brazil – Grand recognized world basketball. This success was a continuation of bright teams takeoff from a small […]

New Zealand Womens National Team Beijing List

New Zealand Womens Basketball National Team named and said to be one of the strongest compiled for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. “It’s the strongest team we could have selected for the Olympics,” McHugh said.“But because there are only two players back from the Athens Olympic Games it is a very young and inexperienced team at […]