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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Swin Cash Shocked With USA Womens Basketball Selection

Swin Cash a 2004 Athens Olympic medalist was not selected to travel and participate with the USA Womens National Basketball Team for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics in China. Cash has been on the preparation team during the past years and thought she would be selected on the team. The biggest shock for Swin Cash […]

Brazil Gets Spot In The Olympics After Thriller

Brazil had to wait until the very last minute to see themselves qualify for the Beijing Olympics. As awaited it was a close game between two teams that knew really well themselves. Yayma Boulet and Yakelyn Plutín (6 pts in the 1st) were the first to score for Cuba and from then on it all […]

Belarus Win In Overtime Over Brazil For Ticket To Beijing

BELARUS 82 – BRAZIL 76 Belarus rallied an early 7-2 run from Brazil (with Iziane Castro scoring 4 points) and recovered their balance on the court to chip the Brasilian lead until put themselves in front after a 6-0 run capped by Marina Kress with two minutes remaining in the first (19-18) finishing with scores […]