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China and Serbia youth teams building for the future

By on August 29, 2010 in News with 0 Comments
China and Serbia youth teams building for the future

Youth Olympic Games basketball results Better late than never… here’s a quick roundup of the Youth Olympic Games basketball results that finished recently. Girls Final standings: China Australia USA

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SA eliminated from Youth Olympic Games basketball

By on August 19, 2010 in News with 6 Comments
SA eliminated from Youth Olympic Games basketball

The YOG basketball tournament group stages have come to an end after day 5. Eight boys teams and eight girls teams now go forward to play in the quarter finals. The Philippines beat South Africa 26-12 to seal SA’s boys’ fate as SA bowed out of the tournament with a won-lost record of 0-4. The […]

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SA’s basketball team at the Youth Olympic Games

By on August 18, 2010 in News with 4 Comments
SA’s basketball team at the Youth Olympic Games

South Africa is taking part in the men’s basketball at the Youth Olympic Games, with these being the first ever Games taking place. South Africa was selected to participate along with 19 other countries, both developing and developed. With SA being drawn in Group D along with the Phillipines, Croatia, the US Virgin Islands and […]

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Basketball a shining star at the Youth Olympic Games

By on August 18, 2010 in News with 0 Comments
Basketball a shining star at the Youth Olympic Games

The Youth Olympic Games are underway, and if reports are to be believed, the rollout of the new FIBA 33 format basketball tournament has been one of the highlights so far. From Tom Degun’s article on insidethegames.biz: “While the majority of the sports at these Youth Olympics are no different in structure to their counterparts […]

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The importance of youth basketball

By on April 28, 2010 in FanZone with 3 Comments
The importance of youth basketball

I know you know how important youth basketball is since you’ve grown up playing the game. But even someone who doesn’t play can work it out if they have half a brain. By youth, I am referring both to the real youngsters who struggle to get the ball up into a regulation hoop, as well […]

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