2010 FIBA World Championship For Women 7
Congratulations this morning from BallinEurope to both the USA’s and the Czech Republic’s women’s teams after last night’s FIBA World Championship final. The Stars and Stripes overcame the homers, 89-69, but the Czechs can certainly take pride in a fine tournament performance. Hana Horokova was named tournament MVP. Official FIBA writeup follows.
With the FIBA World Championship for Women title game just minutes away, BallinEurope pays tribute to a man who must be the biggest women’s basketball fan in the world. Or at least in Europe. Definitely in the Czech Republic. Rostislav Pav, to whom it seems the women’s game “is better than the men’s game” will […]
After an off day Sunday, the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women restarts today with some notable matchups – but figure the real fireworks to come on Wednesday night. Today, defending FIBA world champions Team Australia and Olympic titlists Team USA are still undefeated and are both facing teams characterized as desperate for wins and […]
Another full slate of games is going on today in the Czech Republic with the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women entering game three of pool play. Team Canada and Team Japan managed to turn in the first surprises of the tournament yesterday in overcoming China and Argentina, respectively, but otherwise it seems like business […]
Call it “Must See IPTV.” FIBA TV’s weekly “FIBA Basketball TV” program this week is heavy on the European flavor and spiced heavily with NBA names. Segments to watch include: 00.45: Theo Papaloukas and the rest of the recently-named Euroleague All-Decade Team. 09.00: Several superdupermegastars like Dwyane Wade, Pau Gasol and Sarunas Jasikevicius hype up […]
In what will hopefully become a regular, i.e. everyday, feature here at BallinEurope.com, we present a brief rundown of some headlining sports news. And yes, a video clip, too. In Europe-centered hoops news this morning are the following. (Incidentally, Happy American Thanksgiving!) • Splitter will play against CSKA Moscow tonight. As reader/BallinEurope fantasy basketball coach […]
The draw is in over at FIBA and the results are posted! We’re talking here about the pools for the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women, drawing for which took place in Karlovy Vary at about noon today. Group A will have Belarus, Canada, China and Australia facing off; Group B has France, Greece, Senegal […]