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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 a press conference at Venice Beach in Los Angeles yesterday. The 555-member roster includes 292 women and 263 men. This year’s competition…

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. Olympic Team Announcement July 23 in Venice, California This weekend the 2016 USA Women’s National Team kicked off its quest for…

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…

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 the fifth metatarsal in her right foot at Indiana on Friday night the team announced Sunday. Lyttle appeared 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 National Team takes on the USA Basketball Women’s Select Team. Vince Cellini (play-by-play) will be joined by four-time gold…

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 includes three members from the London 2012 team (Laura Hodges, Elizabeth Cambage and Rachel Jarry) that won bronze. Erin…

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 USA Basketball Women’s Select Team was announced today. The USA Select Team will be coached by members of…

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

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 in the Rio Games is now set. The teams that advanced from the WOQT include (in place order): France…

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 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. All games will be streamed on LiveBasketball.tv. [Competition Schedule] The competition is split between…

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, Delaware, Bridgeport, Connecticut and New York. The event is sponsored by Verizon. USA Basketball Pre-Olympic Schedule July 24-26  USA…

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 Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Trials will be utilized to select the 12-member roster for the 2016 USA…

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…

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

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 questions from the media Wednesday on the makeup of the 2016 U.S. Olympic team. The final 12-player roster for…

USA Basketball announces roster for 2016 Summer Olympics

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 roster for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. As expected, the squad does not include two-time…

USA Basketball leaves Candace Parker off Rio Games final roster

Happy birthday to 2X @Olympics gold medalist @Candace_Parker! ????? #USABWNT @TeamUSA pic.twitter.com/sUt7fioLCG — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) April 19, 2016 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 26-30at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The selected team members will represent the USA…

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 led UMMC in scoring with 22 points while Lyttle finished with a double-double of 18 points and 12 rebounds.…

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

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

[display_podcast] 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 (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). In her prime Lauren Jackson was considered to be the best player in the world.…

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 its place as winner of the 2014 FIBA Women’s World Championship. Host country Brazil received an automatic bid…

Australian Opals announce 27-player pool for Rio Games training camps

The Australian Opals announced the list of 27 players who will participate in Olympic training camps this spring and summer. Marianna Tolo returns to the Opals after suffering a knee injury in the 2015 WNBA season. Liz Cambage returns after…

Under watchful eye of Geno Auriemma, USA Basketball Senior National Team opens camp

STORRS, Conn. – Sixteen of the best players in the world convened at the current mecca of women’s college basketball, Storrs, Conn., for the first training camp of this Olympic year. They came from all over the world, literally, to…

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 place at the House of Basketball, FIBA’s Headquarters in Switzerland on Tuesday evening. Twelve women’s national teams will vie…

Twenty-five athletes named as finalists for 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team

Finalists for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team include: Seimone Augustus (Minnesota Lynx) Sue Bird (Seattle Storm) Tamika Catchings (Indiana Fever) Tina Charles (New York Liberty) Elena Delle Donne (Chicago Sky) Skylar Diggins (Dallas Wings) Stefanie Dolson (Washington Mystics) Candice Dupree…

WNBL: Melbourne Boomers ownership group puts team on the market

The ownership group of the WNBL’s Melbourne Boomers, the  Bulleen-Templestowe Basketball Club (BTBC), plans to sell the team’s franchise license before the 2016-17 WNBL season. “The Deakin Melbourne Boomers is now a large operation and it’s time to consider the…