Saturday, April 29th, 2017

#Rio2016: Rankings, Notes and Statistics of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals

August 9, 2016. Penny Taylor. Photo: FIBA.
Final Standings of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals1 Ousted In Quarterfinals 5. Australia (5-1) Group A, lost to Serbia 6. Turkey (3-3) Group A, lost to Spain 7. Canada (3-3) ...

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August 12, 2016 - USA vs. Canada. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 7 Notes: USA moves to 4-0, Canada suffers first loss

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Box score || USA Quotes || Canada Quotes ||  Full Schedule and Group Standings RIO DE JANEIRO ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 5 Notes: USA and Canada move to 3-0 ahead of Friday matchup, Spain holds off China

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings Group B – Spain 89, China 68 Box Score RIO DE JANEIRO - Spain ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 4 Notes: Penny Taylor leads Australia as Opals stay undefeated

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings Group A – Australia 89, France 71 Box Score RIO DE JANEIRO - The ...
August 7, 2016. Diana Taurasi, USA vs. Senegal. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 3 Notes: USA hits 100 again

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings USA 103, Spain 63 || Game Quotes || Photo Gallery RIO DE JANEIRO - The ...
August 7, 2016. Diana Taurasi, USA vs. Senegal. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 2 Notes: USA sets records; Spain, Australia and France fight for wins

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings USA 121, Senegal 56 || Game Quotes || Photo Gallery RIO DE JANEIRO ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 1 Notes: France, Canada, Australia, Japan open with wins

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings || Saturday's Top Performers France 55, Turkey 39 RIO DE JANEIRO - Even ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games Women’s Basketball Competition Groups and Schedule

Groups Group A W-L Australia2 5-1 France 4-2 Turkey2 3-3 Japan2 3-3 Belarus1 1-4 Brazil1 0-5 Group B W-L USA 6-0 Spain 5-1 Canada2 3-3 Serbia 3-3 China1 1-4 Senegal1 0-5 Expanded Group Standings 1Failed to qualify for quarterfinals ...

Basketball Canada announces 2016 women’s national team for Rio Olympic Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canada Basketball named the twelve athletes nominated to represent Team Canada in women’s basketball at ...

NBA TV to televise four USA Women’s National Team exhibition games prior to Rio

NBA TV will televise four women’s USA Basketball exhibition games beginning Friday, July 22, at 10 p.m. ET when the USA Women's ...

Basketball Canada’s Olympics training camp includes 24 athletes

Canada basketball invited 24 athletes to participate in an Olympic training camp in late May. The Women’s National Team Phase 1 ...
Canada. Photo: FIBA.

Canada is heading to Rio, defeats Cuba in final of FIBA Americas tournament

The Canadian national team punched their ticket for the Rio 2016 Olympics, winning the 2015 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship. Canada beat Cuba ...
Team Canada. Pan Am Games.

Social media recap: Canada beats USA for Pan Am Games gold, 81-73

Box score [View the story "Pan American Games WBB: Canada beats USA 81-73, earns gold medal for first time" on Storify]
Photo: USA Basketball.

USA defeats Canada, 82-63, to capture gold at World University Games

Additional Quotes Box Scores Photo Gallery: Gold Medal Game Photo Gallery: Medal Ceremony With a gold medal on the line, the USA Basketball Women’s World ...

Pan Am Games begin, Natalie Achonwa and several college stars to participate

The Pan American Games begin this weekend with the women's basketball preliminary round starting next Thursday, July 16. Indiana Fever rookie center ...

Dishin & Swishin 09/25/14 Podcast: A look at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

After a brief hiatus coinciding with the end of the WNBA season, our favorite players lace up again starting this weekend. ...
Sue Bird. Photo: USA Basketball.

Dishin & Swishin 09/18/14 Podcast: USA Basketball adds players in Paris, Mechelle Voepel ranks the WNBA’s teams

This is one of those weeks you would call a "tweener." The WNBA season is over, the FIBA world championship is ...

USA Basketball women’s national team roster set for exhibition versus Canada

From USA Basketball: Monday, September 15, 7 p.m. ET, Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. TV: ESPN2. The roster for the 2014 USA ...
September 2014: USA Basketball training camp in Annapolis, Maryland. Photo: USA Basketball

Dishin & Swishin 09/11/14 Podcast: Talking WNBA Finals and USA Basketball tryouts with AP’s Doug Feinberg

USA Basketball Training Camp Photo Gallery We are nearing the conclusion of the WNBA season, but it is also just the beginning ...
2014 WNBA Draft: April 14, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2

Dishin & Swishin 04/10/14 Podcast: It is time to put the NCAA tournament behind us and focus on the WNBA Draft

Congratulations to the Connecticut Huskies on completing the NCAA college basketball season with an amazing 40-0 record. Somehow, when the game ...

Canada Basketball announces list of players invited to tryout for senior women’s national team

From Canada Basketball release: Canada Basketball is proud to announce the players who have been invited to attend the Senior Women’s National ...

Lisa Thomaidis named head coach of Canada’s senior national team

Canada Basketball  announces the appointment of Lisa Thomaidis as the new head coach of the Senior Women’s National Team (SWN). From Canada ...

Allison McNeill steps down as coach of Canada’s women’s basketball team

From Canada Basketball: Allison McNeill, who culminated her 11th year at the helm by leading Canada on an inspiring run to the quarter-finals ...

2012 Olympics: Women’s basketball statistical leaders

Statistical leaders after three games of the preliminary round of women's basketball in the 2012 London Olympics. Games resume Friday. [Full ...

2012 Olympics: Women’s basketball, day one recap and results

Monday Schedule and TV/Streaming Links Group A - China 66, Czech Republic 57 China started the day on a 15-4 run against the ...

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