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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 without starting point guard Céline ...

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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 ...

Rio Games: NBC moves Ros Gold-Onwude to men’s team coverage, Kerith Burke takes over sideline reporting for women’s team

https://twitter.com/ROSGO21/status/760169404126683141 NBC announced that Ros Gold-Onwude will handle sideline reporting for Team USA men’s basketball games during the Rio Games. Previously, Craig ...

Team USA’s Olympic opening ceremony uniforms revealed for Rio Games

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and Ralph Lauren Corporation unveiled the opening ceremony parade uniforms for Team USA and the ...

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 ...

Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle to miss rest of season due to broken foot

Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle is expected to miss the remainder of the 2016 regular season after suffering a break in ...

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 ...

Australia announces 2016 Olympic women’s basketball team

The Australian Women’s Olympic basketball team that will compete for gold at the 2016 Rio Games was announced today. The squad ...

USA Select Team unveiled, future Olympic hopefuls will compete against national team in exhibition

From USA Basketball: Featuring eight athletes who have won gold as a member of at least one USA Basketball team, the 11-member ...

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 ...

2016 USA Basketball Women’s National Team to host Australia, Canada, France in four-team exhibition tournament

The USA Basketball Women's National Team will host Australia, Canada and France in a four-team, three-stop tournament July 27-31 in Newark, ...

The 2016 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team trials feature 30 players

The 2016 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team Trials will feature 30 players from May 28-30 at the United States Olympic ...

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 ...

USA Basketball: Olympic roster makeup is one “that will give us the best chance to win”

Carol Callan, the chair of the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee, and team head coach Geno Auriemma fielded ...

USA Basketball announces roster for 2016 Summer Olympics

Player Quotes on Making the Team || USA Basketball Athlete Selection Procedures for the 2016 Olympic Games (PDF) USA Basketball announced the 12-player ...

USA Basketball leaves Candace Parker off Rio Games final roster

https://twitter.com/usabasketball/status/722569715332227073 Two-time Olympic gold medalist Candace Parker is not on the roster for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro according ...

Thirty-five athletes to attend 2016 USA Women’s U17 World Championship Team trials

Thirty-five players accepted invitations to attend trials for the 2016 USA Basketball Women's U17 World Championship Team. Trials will take place May ...

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 ...

Dishin & Swishin 4/07/16 Podcast: A legend all over the world, Lauren Jackson looks back and looks forward

Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast ...

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 ...

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South Carolina assistant Nikki McCray-Penson named head coach of Old Dominion

Old Dominion announced the hiring of South Carolina assistant Nikki McCray-Penson as the program's seventh head coach Wednesday. The former WNBA ... [+]

2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials includes 142 athletes

The 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials will include 142 athletes who are 16 years old or younger. The ... [+]

Dallas Wings: Erin Phillips named director of player and franchise development

Nearly two weeks after waiving her before the regular season began, the Dallas Wings announced former player, Erin Phillips, is joining ... [+]

Los Angele Sparks’ championship ring ceremony will be live streamed on Twitter

The Los Angeles Sparks’ championship ring ceremony will be live streamed on Twitter and Periscope on Friday, May 19, beginning at ... [+]

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signs four-year contract extension

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signed a four-year contract extension the team announced today. “I am thankful for the faith that ... [+]

Tennessee: Redshirt sophomore guard Te’a Cooper to transfer

Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick announced Tuesday that 5-8 redshirt sophomore guard Te’a Cooper (Powder Springs, Ga.) is transferring. “Te'a Cooper and ... [+]

Diana Taurasi signs a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury

Diana Taurasi signed a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury, the team announced today. “As long as Diana Taurasi wants to ... [+]

LSU to retire jersey of Sylvia Fowles

The LSU Hall of Fame Committee unanimously approved the retirement of the jersey of Minnesota Lynx player and three-time Olympic gold ... [+]

Dallas Wings finalize roster to begin 2017 season

The Dallas Wings has a final roster for the 2017 regular season. The Wings begin play Saturday, May 14, in Phoenix against the ... [+]

Empire State Building lights illuminated in New York Liberty colors

The Empire State Building lights were illuminated in New York Liberty colors on Wednesday night to commemorate the team’s 2017 season ... [+]

Stars trade guard Jazmon Gwathmey to Fever in exchange for 2018 Draft 3rd round pick

The San Antonio Stars acquired the Indiana Fever’s third round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft in exchange for 6-2 guard ... [+]

Shoni Schimmel to miss 2017 WNBA season “to deal with some personal issues”

The New York Liberty and guard Shoni Schimmel released the following statements regarding the 2017 WNBA season: New York Liberty president Isiah ... [+]

San Antonio Stars: Kelsey Plum suffers sprained right ankle

San Antonio Stars guard Kelsey Plum suffered a sprained right ankle at today’s team practice the franchise announced. Her status will ... [+]

#WNBA Preseason Transactions as of May 3, 2017

Preseason schedule/results May 3, 2017 Atlanta Gatling, Markeisha Waived Atlanta Reynolds, Jordan Waived Indiana McKinney, Shanece Waived Indiana Motley, Adrienne Waived Indiana Williams, Ronni Waived San Antonio Bulgak, Adut Waived April 30, 2017 Dallas Lang, Kelsey Waived Dallas Purcell, Kalani Waived April 29, 2017 Chicago Cooper, Shayla Waiver claim San Antonio Williams, Courtney Waived Washington Range, ... [+]

Fever waive Shanece McKinney, Adrienne Motley and Ronni Williams, 14 players remain on training camp roster

Following a preseason loss Tuesday against the Washington Mystics, the Indiana Fever waived three players from their preseason roster: Shanece McKinney, ... [+]

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