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Spain are double World Champions!

By on August 1, 2010 in News with 1 Comment
Spain are double World Champions!

Fresh in almost everyone’s memory is 11 July 2010, when Spain’s national soccer (football) team won the FIFA 2010 World Cup, played in South Africa. Perhaps not as easily or quickly remembered is 3 September 2006 when Spain’s national basketball team won the 2006 FIBA Basketball World Championships in Japan.

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FIBA u/17 – USA take the gold over Poland

By on July 13, 2010 in News with 0 Comments
FIBA u/17 – USA take the gold over Poland

The inaugural FIBA u/17 Championships drew to a close this past weekend. The United States of America are the first ever winner of the FIBA U17 World Championship. In an entertaining gold medal game the squad of coach Don Showalter emerged as deserving winners. The final score of 111-80 meant nothing less than an eighth […]

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FIBA U/17 Championships get under way

By on July 1, 2010 in News with 0 Comments
FIBA U/17 Championships get under way

Leading up to the Youth Olympic Games taking place in early August this year, and the FIBA Men’s World Championships of Basketball happening later in August 2010, the FIBA Mens u/17 championships are getting the action going this weekend. The preliminary rounds start today, 2 July 2010, with group matches taking place. The finals will […]

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World Championships 2010 – Team Cote d’Ivoire

By on May 6, 2010 in News with 0 Comments
World Championships 2010 – Team Cote d’Ivoire

With the 2010 World Championships of Basketball coming up later this year, we thought some information about the participating teams would be useful. If you have something to share regarding the teams or the tournament, please let us know. The Cote d’Ivoire team, ranked 40th in the FIBA rankings, could possibly make a surprise impact […]

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World Championships 2010 – Team Tunisia

By on May 3, 2010 in News with 0 Comments
World Championships 2010 – Team Tunisia

With the 2010 World Championships of Basketball coming up later this year, we thought some information about the participating teams would be useful. If you have something to share regarding the teams or the tournament, please let us know. The Tunisia men’s team is currently ranked 42nd in the world, heading up to the World […]

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