Basketball News: Events 2007-2008



Our Basketball news’ service about women playing basketball in France is divided into several sections and provides information on the latest happenings:

The first section is all about the top tier professional league which is the Ligue Féminine de BasketBall (LFB) and has now got its own dedicated page with LFB Basketball news.

The second section deals with news from Nationale Féminine 1 (NF1).

The lower tier leagues such as the NF2 (Nationale Féminine 2), NF3 and also the youth national leagues. All this information is located in the Amateur Basketball section.

All the news Amateur news from 2007-2008 can be located in the Amateur Basketball 2007-2008 archive.

On this page here you will be able to read about all the French National teams. You will also be able to find information about the LFB clubs including youth development programmes and so on.

The final section, which can be found also on this page, is dedicated to French players abroad as well as to foreign players who have made a name for themselves while playing basketball in France.


You will be able to view any section on this basketball news page by simply clicking on the link or by scrolling down the page. And here are the following sections:

  • National Teams News

  • LFB Clubs and Youth Development Programmes

  • French Players Abroad

  • Foreign players who have made an impact in France

  • Other Basketball Events


  • National Teams News

    France EuroBasket Women 2007 Squad

    20 May 2008: EuroBasket Women 2009 qualifier squad announced

    27 March 2008: Sandra Le Dréan was playing her last match for France
    25 March 2008: Spain U16 win 4-nation in Poinçonnet
    21 March 2008: Cadette start preparation with a 4-nation in Poinçonnet
    14 March 2008: Audrey Sauret-Gillespie end career in national team

    16 February 2008: EuroBasket Women 2009 qualifiers and 2008 youth draws
    12 February 2008: Pierre Vincent named as head coach
    18 October 2007: National team work group announced

    Our first report was from the EuroBasket 2007 Women’s Championship in Italy (24th September - 7th October).
    EuroBasket Women 2007: days 11 - 14
    EuroBasket Women 2007: days 1 - 10

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    LFB Clubs and Youth Development Programmes

    12 February 2008: Saint Amand Centre de Formation
    13 November 2007: Saint Jacques Sport Reims back in the LFB

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    French Players Abroad

    20 February 2008: French players participate in the Copa de la Reina

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    Foreign players who have made an impact in France

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    Other Basketball Events

    FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women - basketball news
    FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women Logo

    The Supports from Latvia


    14 June 2008: Anne Donovan, Tom Maher and Michelle Timms interviews while in madrid

    14 June 2008: Angola - Brazil match report

    14 June 2008: Cuba - Japan match report

    13 June 2008: Brazil - Belarus match report

    13 June 2008: Latvia - Angola match report

    13 June 2008: Czech Republic-Japan match report

    13 June 2008: Cuba-Spain

    11 June 2008: Day three action

    10 June 2008: Day two action

    9 June 2008: Day one action

    NF1 Final four

    Basket Landes are NF1 champions 2007-2008

    1 June 2008: Basket Landes are NF1 champions while Charleville take bronze
    31 May 2008: Basket Landes and Nantes-Rezé qualify for final
    30 May 2008: NF1 final four preview

    Basketball Coupe de France Finals

    Coupe de France Finals Poster 2008

    18 May 2008: Bourges basket win the French cup for the third time
    18 May 2008: Mondeville win Coupe de France Cadette Stabilo
    17 May 2008: Trophée Coupe de France 2008 féminine goes to the SIG
    17 May 2008: A weekend of Cup finals at Paris Bercy

    BC Violaines Cadette International Tournament
    15 May 2008: England U16 win and Katrin Chiemeka is voted best player
    09 May 2008: BC Violaines competition preview
    02 May 2008: BC Violaines organise international preparation competition for U16 national teams

    Tournoi de la Fédération
    20 April 2008: Bourges Basket lift trophy for 7th time
    19 April 2008: Federation Cup victories for Bourges Basket and USVO
    19 April 2008: Federation Cup weekend for the top 4 from the LFB

    Basketball news on the FIBA Europe Euroleague Women final four

    EuroLeague Women 2008 champions Spartak Moscow hold the trophy

    13 April 2008: Spartak Moscow are back to back champions
    11 April 2008: Spartak Moscow and Gambrinus Brno qualify for final

    11 April 2008: Bourges Basket go to EuroLeague Women Final Four


    Basketball news on the final of the FIBA Europe EuroCup Women
    4 April 2008: FIBA EuroCup Women Beretta-Famila's third European titles
    28 March 2008: EuroCup women 2008 basketball final first leg results
    28 February 2008: EuroCup Women 2008 semi-finalist known
    22 February 2008: EuroCup Women quarter-final first-leg results


    Tiffany Jackson and Jessica Davenport

    Basket and the City, also known known as the Open LFB, is a basketball event that starts the Ligue Féminine de BasketBall 2007 - 2008 edition. Here are our reports from the season opener:


    Open LFB - Pierre Vincent is honoured

    Open LFB - Basket and the City: Day 2

    Open LFB - Basket and the City: Day 1

    LFB - Ligue féminine de basketball Roster (Part 2)

    LFB - Ligue féminine de basketball Roster (Part 1)

    Open LFB - Basket and the City

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