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France qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games Gold medal Games © FIBA Europe

The senior international basketball news section covers the progress of France in qualifying for EuroBasket Women, Olympic Games and World Championships.

You also find all the information concerning team rosters, training camps and preparation tournaments.

In addition we also cover major international tournaments and events that we acquire accreditation for even if the French national team does not qualify.

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French Team's News 2013
French Team's News 2012
French Team's News 2011
French Team's News 2010
France at EuroBasket Women 2009
French Team's News 2009

French team' news 2013

Isabelle Yacoubou-Dehoui,Nwal-Endéné Miyem,Diandra Tchatchouang,Sandrine Gruda,Edwige Lawson-Wade,Céline Dumerc,Valériane Ayayi,Emilie Gomis,Marielle Amant,Gaëlle Skrela,Emméline Ndongue,Anaël Lardy

30  June 2013: France lose to Spain in Eurobasket Women Final
14 June 2013: France are ready for EuroBasket Women
03 May 2013: 20 players retained for EuroBasket Women preparation
02 April 2013: 26 players called up for EuroBasket Women training camp
18 December 2012: Did France seal GB's Olympic legacy
14 December 2012: France releases preparation time table

French team' news 2012

France Senior Women: 2012 Official team picture © FFBB

France Senior Women: 2012 Official team picture
12 August 2012: France win Olympic silver medal
11 August 2012: Who is playing basketball for France at the 2012 Olympics Games?
10 August 2012: France qualified for the Olympic Games Final
07 August 2012: London Olympic Basketball: France waiting for the Czech Republic in quarter-final
31 July 2012: London Olympic Basketball: France beat Australia despite Snell's buzzer beater
30 July 2012: London Olympic Basketball: France get off to a perfect start
28 July 2012: London Olympic Basketball: 12 years of waiting is over for France
8 July 2012: French roster confirmed for 2012 London Olympic basketball
18 June 2012: 12 players confirmed for Olympic Qualifying Tournament
14 June 2012: 13 players for 12 places: France ready for next test
02 June 2012: French team roster down to 15 players
18 February 2012: 2012 FIBA Olympic Qualifying tournament - Pierre Vincent's preparation schedule

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France Senior Women: Players and Staff with Bronze medal at EuroBasket Women 2011 ©

France Senior Women: Players and Staff with Bronze medal at EuroBasket Women 2011

French team' news 2011

18 June 2011: EuroBasket Women 2011
09 June 2011: Tournoi International de Picardie - 2011
03 June 2011: France swept series against the Czech Republic
02 June 2011: France win first game in the Czech Republic
30 May 2011: France confirm EuroBasket Women 2011 roster
28 May 2011: 2011 Tournoi International d'Ain
13 May 2011: Sixteen players travel to Divonne-les-Bains for second training camp
07 May 2011: Edwige Lawson in list of players submitted to FIBA Europe
02 May 2011: EuroBasket Women 2011 training starts for France with 13 players
21 April 2011: 29 players called up for EuroBasket Women 2011 preparation

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France 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women Roster © Castoria - FIBA

France 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women Team Picture

French team' news 2010

01 October 2010: Match report: France 71-74 Spain
29 September 2010: Match report: France taken all the way by Canada (49-47)
28 September 2010: Match report: Australia beat France (62-52)
27 September 2010: Match report: France beat Belarus (58-48)
25 September 2010: USA down France to win Group B
24 September 2010: France hindered Greece to settle
23 September 2010: France have an easy start on day 1 in Ostrava
22 September 2010: France are ready for the challenge
19 September 2010: Emile Gomis to miss world championships
18 September 2010: Emile Gomis hurt as France beat Brazil
17 September 2010: Gruda out, while France beat Argentina and Japan
11 September 2010: Pierre Vincent names FIBA World Championship roster for France
13 August 2010: Ingrid Tanqueray is recalled after injury to Virginie Brémont
11 August 2010: Preparation starts in Alpes D´Huez for France senior women
07 June 2010: Pierre Vincent has named his FIBA World Championship training roster

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EuroBasket Women 2009 - 2009 European Championship, Latvia

The French women 2009 teams and staff at last training session in Riga, Latvia

20 June 2009: France are European Champions for the second time
19 June 2009: France will meet Russia in the final
18 June 2009: France beat Greece while Russia eliminates hosts

Eurobasket Mascot posing for a picture

16 June 2009: France beat Russia while Belarus and Italy qualify for quarter-final
14 June 2009: France beat Turkey in a defensive game (55-43)
12 June 2009: France pushed all the way by Lithuania (57-65)
09 June 2009: France hold off Israel (73-70) and remain undefeated
08 June 2009: France required overtime to beat Belarus
07 June 2009: France beat Italy in EuroBasket Women opening game

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France 2009 EuroBasket Women Roster

France EuroBasket Women 2009 Team Picture

French team' news 2009

06 June 2009: France EuroBasket Women 2009 final roster
18 May 2009: Roster reduced to 16 players
02 May 2009: EuroBasket Women preparation will be short for France
01 May 2009: EuroBasket Women 2009 final training roster announced
12 January 2009: France training report from Monaco

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Date created: 26 June 2008
Last Update: 30 June 2013

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