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International Olympic Committee postpones 2020 Tokyo Games due to coronavirus pandemic

International Olympic Committee postpones 2020 Tokyo Games due to coronavirus pandemic

USA Basketball Statement In a joint statement, the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, announced the postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympics. Previously, the IOC said it would take up to four weeks to make a decision…

Roster announced for USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team

Roster announced for USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team

USA Basketball announced the 12-member roster for the 2019 Women’s U16 National Team. The final roster cuts came after a four-day training camp that included 18 finalists at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Athletes eligible…

2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team announced

2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team announced

The 12-member roster for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team today was named after two days of training camp with 18 finalists, which followed four days of trials that began with 133 athletes. The team will compete in…

Finalists for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team announced

Finalists for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team were announced Monday after four days of trials that began on May 25 with 133 hopefuls at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Eighteen athletes make…

USA Basketball Team Selection Committees Picked for 2017-20

USA Basketball announced that the committees which will select coaches and athletes for various USA Basketball teams for the 2017-2020 period are now in place. The committees include representatives from USA Basketball’s constituent organizations, as well as at least one former…

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

#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, lost to Spain 7. Canada (3-3) Group B, lost to France 8. Japan (2-4) Group A,…

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 the Rio 2016 Olympic Games from August 5 to 21. The team includes seven athletes who competed at the London…

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 camp takes place at the Saville Community Centre in Edmonton May 21 – 30. “After a tremendous 2015, we’re…

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 United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The USA will look to defend its 2014 U18 gold…

Dream denied: After workout with Atlanta, Puerto Rican federation refuses to release Carla Cortijo to play in WNBA

Dream denied: After workout with Atlanta, Puerto Rican federation refuses to release Carla Cortijo to play in WNBA

Update: El Nuevo Día reported on August 10 that the federation decided not to prevent Cortijo for playing in the WNBA. The organization’s members unanimously voted to release her from her obligations with the national team to play in the…