Tag Archive | France

USA Women defeat Serbia, 79-59

Just one more victory, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team will secure its place in history, and a couple individuals will put a final stamp on their international legacies. Behind double-doubles from Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart, the U.S. (5-0) displayed dominant defense in stopping Serbia (3-2) 79-59 in Friday’s Olympic semifinal game at Saitama Super Arena […]

U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Team Goes 2-0 in Debut of New Olympic Sport

The U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Basketball Team (2-0) topped the world No. 1 ranked women’s federation, France (1-1), 17-10 and followed that up with a 21-9 rout of Mongolia (0-2) on the inaugural day of 3×3 basketball in Olympic history at Aomi Urban Sports Park on Saturday in Tokyo. The USA next will play Romania […]

USA Men Hold Off France 83-81 to Secure the Gold Medal at the FIBA U19 World Cup

In a game that came down to the wire, the USA men (7-0) continued with their balanced team efforts and unselfish play to hold off France (5-2) 83-81 and win the gold medal on Sunday at the 2021 FIBA U19 World Cup for Men in Riga, Latvia. With the win, the Americans claimed back-to-back gold […]

Gaëtane Thiney Joins NJ/NY Gotham FC on Loan from Paris FC for the 2021 Season

NJ/NY Gotham FC of the National Women’s Soccer League announced today that French international and veteran midfielder/forward Gaëtane Thiney will join the team on loan from Paris FC. The loan will commence at the conclusion of the 2020-2021 French Division 1 Féminine season and extend through the remainder of the 2021 NWSL season. “Thiney is an […]

USA Men’s Hopes Dashed with loss in FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Quarterfinals

Facing Netherlands (4-2) in the quarterfinals at the FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament on May 30 in Graz, Austria, the USA 3×3 Men’s National Team (3-2) saw its dream of qualifying for the inaugural Olympic 3×3 competition dashed with a 21-16 loss. Netherlands made four 2-pointers in the last 3:38, accounting for eight of its […]

FIBA 3×3 OQT: USA Women Earn Wins Against Indonesia & France

The USA 3×3 Women’s National Team (2-0) earned wins in its first two contests at the FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament on May 27 in Graz, Austria, including 21-7 against Indonesia (0-2) and 21-17 versus France (1-1).   The USA women will complete pool games on Saturday, May 29, against Germany (2-0) at 7:05 a.m. […]

USA 3×3 Teams to Play in Big Twelve Invitational May 21-23

 In their final tune-ups before the FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament that will be played May 26-30 in Graz, Austria, the USA 3×3 Men’s and Women’s National Teams will take part in the Big Twelve International 3×3 Tournament from May 21-23 in Voiron, France. The USA 3×3 Men’s National Team, which includes Canyon Barry (Iowa Wolves/Florida/Colorado Springs, […]