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Australian basketball legend and former WNBA star Michele Timms inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame

Former Australian Opals star, three-time Olympian and Phoenix Mercury original Michele Timms was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2016 on August 27 ...

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#Rio2016: U.S. overcomes feisty French squad 86-67 to reach sixth-straight gold medal game

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO - Even though the U.S. defeated France by a hefty margin, 86-67, to ...

#Rio2016: Spain reaches medal round for first time, women’s basketball heydays are back for the Spaniards

RIO DE JANEIRO - With a 68-54 win over Serbia in the semifinals of the Rio Games, Spain is set to ...

#Rio2016: Statistical breakdown of teams in the semifinals

Semifinals Spain (5-1) vs. Serbia (3-3), 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT Barra Carioca Arena 1 France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m ...
August 9, 2016. Penny Taylor. Photo: FIBA.

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

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, ...
August 14, 2016. Sue Bird. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: USA practice quotes before quarterfinals begin, game vs. Japan on tap

Full Schedule and Group Standings Teams that advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rio Games begin play Tuesday. The U.S. and Australia ...

Brazil’s captain, Iziane Castro Marques, set to retire after team’s final contest in Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO - In the summer of 2012, the Olympic journey of fiery Brazilian shooting guard Iziane (“Izi”) Castro Marques ...
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 ...

USA fends off feisty Select Team, 88-84

In their first real test before the Summer Olympics next month in Rio, the U.S. women's basketball team fought off a ...

United States Olympic Committee announces 555-member 2016 U.S. Olympic Team

The United States Olympic Committee announced the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team that will compete at the upcoming Rio Olympic Games during ...

Quotes: 2016 USA Women’s National Team on practicing together for the first time

Saturday, June 23, 2016 Practice Quotes Sunday, June 24, 2016 Practice Quotes Photos: Tamika Catchings Takes Part In Official 2016 U.S. ...

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 ...

With conclusion of qualifying tournament, 2016 Summer Olympics women’s basketball field set

With the conclusion of the 2016 FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (WOQT), the full 12-team field for the women's basketball competition ...

Daily Results: 2016 FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament

The seven-day FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament includes twelve teams that are vying for the remaining five slots in the 2016 Summer ...

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 ...

USA Basketball announces participants in 2016 USA Women’s U18 National Team Trials

USA Basketball  announced the participants in the 2016 Women's U18 National Team Trials that will take place May 28-30 at the ...

Taurasi and Lyttle lead UMMC Ekaterinburg to 2016 EuroLeague title

Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury) and Sancho Lyttle (Atlanta Dream) led UMMC Ekaterinburg to the team's 3rd EuroLeague title Sunday beating Nadezhda 72-69. Taurasi ...

FIBA announces schedule for the Rio 2016 Olympic Basketball Tournament and preliminary round opponents

FIBA announced the draws for the Rio 2016 Olympic Basketball Tournaments on Friday. Seven teams have already qualified for Rio 2016. The U.S. secured ...

Draw results for 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments to 2016 Summer Olympics

The official draws for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments for Men and Women to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games took ...

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Adidas unveiled the official jerseys for the McDonald’s All ... [+]

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From Notre Dame: Junior forward Brianna Turner will miss the ... [+]

Atlanta Dream sign guard Darxia Morris

The Atlanta Dream signed free agent guard Darxia Morris ... [+]

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Obama's bracket Former President Barack Obama continued a tradition of ... [+]

UConn signee Megan Walker named 2017 Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year

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New York Liberty president Isiah Thomas issued the following ... [+]

2017 Nancy Lieberman Award finalists

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Phoenix Mercury forward DeWanna Bonner will miss the 2017 ... [+]

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Release from Purdue: Purdue women’s basketball head coach Sharon Versyp ... [+]

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Megan Walker (Chesterfield, Virginia) of Monacan High School is ... [+]

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After getting ousted in the first round of the ... [+]

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2017 Naismith Women’s College Player of the Year semifinalists announced

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the semifinalists for the ... [+]

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