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Apr 12, 2014

Czech Republic to host FIBA U17 World C'ship for Women instead of Slovak Republic

The 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women, originally set to take place in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, will instead be played in the Czech Republic.

The decision comes following the suspension of the Slovak Republic's national basketball federation by FIBA's Central Board this week.

The Czech cities of Klatovy and Plzen, roughly 100 kilometres to the south west of the country's capital Prague, will host the third edition of the FIBA U17 World Championship for Women.

Apr 12, 2014

Semi-final results of Euroleague Women

While Tango Bourges Basket almost edged their encounter with Fenerbahçe but ended up losing by a small margin, UMMC Ekaterinburg, the hosts, disappoint as they lost to Galatasaray Odeabank.

UMMC Ekaterinburg meet Bourges Basket in the third-place match while Fenerbahçe play Galatasaray in the final today.

Fenerbahçe 59-50 Tango Bourges Basket

UMMC Ekaterinburg 70-77 Galatasaray Odeabank

Apr 09, 2014

Tango dance into the semi-final of ELW semi-final

Cathy Joens, Marianna Tolo and Endéné Miyem with 14, 13 and 10 points apiece lead Tango Bourges Basket to victory and also to their qualification to the semi-final of the EuroLeague Women competition.

The results of day 3 are:

Fenerbahçe 58-57 Sparta&k M. R. Vidnoje

Galatasaray Odeabank 58-56 Kayseri Kaski Spor

Tango Bourges Basket 65-52 Galatasaray Odeabank

UMMC Ekaterinburg 71-56 ZVVZ USK Prague

In the two semi-finals UMMC Ekaterinburg will meet Galatasaray Odeabank whereas Tango Bourges Basket will have to play Fenerbahçe.

Apr 09, 2014

Tango Bourges Basket lose again in ELW Final 8

Results of day 2 of Final 8 in Ekaterinburg:

Kayseri Kaski Spor 48-55 Sparta&k M. R. Vidnoje

Nadezhda Orenburg 57-55 ZVVZ USK Prague

Bourges Basket 43-82 UMMC Ekaterinburg

Galatasaray Odeabank 66-68 Fenerbahçe

Ekaterinburg have qualified for the semi-finals after destroying Bourges Basket with better shooting and rebounding action.

None of the Tango players got over 10 points while Sandrine Gruda was the top scorer for Ekaterinburg with 16 points.

Fenerbahçe made it two wins from two games with Isabelle Yacoubou-Dehoui contributing 11 points for their close victory.

Apr 08, 2014

EuroLeague Women results of Final 8

Day 1:

Fenerbahçe 64-58 Kayseri Kaski Spor

Spartak M&R Vidnoje 61-68 Galatasaray

Ekaterinburg 80-47 Nadezhda Orenburg

USK Prague 56-51 Bourges Basket

Despite the efforts of Endéné Miyem with 18 points and 9 rebounds, the Tango lose out in their offensive rebounding to suffer a defeat on the first day of the Final 8 action.

Isabelle Yacoubou contributes 11 points in Fenerbahçe's win while Sandrine Gruda with 12 points and 11 rebounds helps Ekaterinburg to roll over Nadezhda Orenburg.

Apr 08, 2014

Two rounds of results in one week for LFB and round 23 results for LF2

Round 23 results for LFB:

Bourges Basket 63-45 Lattes-Montpellier

Arras 42-68 Basket Landes

Charleville-Mézières 81-48 Cavigal Nice

Toulouse 84-88 Angers

Nantes Rezé 72-65 Lyon

Mondeville 66-75 Tarbes

Hainaut Basket 66-75 Villeneuve d'Ascq

Round 24 results for LFB:

Nantes Rezé 57-50 US Mondeville

Tarbes 80-82 Hainaut Basket

Lyon 48-55 Toulouse

Angers 65-71 Charleville-Mézières

Cavigal Nice 74-73 Arras

Basket Landes 83-76 Bourges Basket

Lattes-Montpellier - Villeneuve d'Ascq

(to be played on 9 April)

Round 23 results for LF2:

COB Calais 84-68 Illkirch Graffenstaden

Dunkerque Malo 68-74 Le Havre

Pau Lacq-Orthez 69-79 Reims

Léon Trégor 71-74 Roche Vendée

Perpignan 51-43 Pays d'Aix

(Perpignan 68-51 Reims during the week)

CFBB 39-54 Charnay

Chartres 70-48 Limoges ABC

Mar 30, 2014

LFB and LF2 results of this weekend

LFB, week 23:

Lyon BF 89-70 US Mondeville

Cavigal Nice 54-65 Toulouse

Basket Landes 65-56 Charleville-Mézières

Lattes-Montpellier 78-68 Arras

Villeneuve d'Ascq 58-71 Bourges Basket

Tarbes 67-73 Nantes Rezé

Lattes-Montpellier, second in the LFB standings, stay one game clear off Villeneuve d'Ascq whereas Nantes Rezé have assured a place in the LFB Challenge Round.

With this defeat, the Niss'Angels are almost relegated. If US Mondeville win one of their remaining three games, Cavigal Nice are returning to LF2.

Angers and Hainaut Basket are yet to play. If Angers win, then they have a chance to grab a place in the Challenge Round.

LF2, week 22:

Le Havre 68-60 Léon Trégor

Reims 57-52 Perpignan

Illkirch Graffenstaden 68-67 Chartres

Charnay 77-84 COB Calais

Limoges 69-53 CFBB

Aix-en-Provence 72-45 Dunkerque Malo

Roche Vendée 80-48 Pau Lacq-Orthez

More information to come later ...

Mar 29, 2014

The LFB is smiling and the plot thickens for play-off spots

Round 22 of the LFB had it all with buzzer beater, overtime and tears of joy./ Les Tangos assurent, Angers se bat pour le maintien et Villeneuve perd.

Continue reading "The LFB is smiling and the plot thickens for play-off spots"

Mar 28, 2014

LF2 back-to-the-wall teams are fighting hard in round 21

While the LF2 picture at the top is clear, elsewhere teams in danger are hitting back. / La défaite de Roche Vendée est le bonheur pour Dunkerque Malo.

Continue reading "LF2 back-to-the-wall teams are fighting hard in round 21"

Mar 28, 2014

The 2014 Eurocup Women trophy goes to Dynamo Moscow

The 32-point cushion from game for Dynamo Moscow was enough to lift the 2014 EuroCup Women winners trophy. They beat Dynamo Kursk (158-150)./La finale de la ECW était gagné par Dynamo Moscou.

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Mar 21, 2014

Euroleague Women Final 8 : orange dancing shoes for the Tango

Tango Bourges Basket qualified for the 2014 EuroLeague Women Final 8 the hard way in the best-of-three series./Les Tangos se qualifient pour le final 8.

Continue reading "Euroleague Women Final 8 : orange dancing shoes for the Tango"

Mar 20, 2014

Happy in LF2 basketball? - Calais clinch place in Final 4

It was an explosive week of LF2 basketball on and off the court. Calais have qualified, Perpignan are climbing... / Perpignan continue sa montée pendant que Calais veut tout.

Continue reading "Happy in LF2 basketball? - Calais clinch place in Final 4"

Mar 16, 2014

LFB: back with weekend matches

Cavigal Nice snap 8-game LFB losing streak; elsewhere the top teams defeated lower placed teams. / Enfin une victoire pour Cavigal Nice; dans le haut du tableau Lyon BF reste derrière Basket Landes.

Continue reading "LFB: back with weekend matches"

Mar 09, 2014

LF2 survival is the name of the game - Calais, one game away from final 4

Charnay and Aix-en-Provence continue to battle for LF2 survival while Reims are back in danger./Reims rejoint Pays d'Ax et Charnay dans la zone de relégation.

Continue reading "LF2 survival is the name of the game - Calais, one game away from final 4"

Mar 08, 2014

2014 EuroCup Women final will be an all Russian affair

Villeneuve d'Ascq's dreams of a EuroCup Women final appearance disappeared in Moscow, while Dynamo Kursk had to battle at home. / Pas de participation en finale ECW pour Villeneuve d'Ascq !

Continue reading "2014 EuroCup Women final will be an all Russian affair"

Mar 03, 2014

A LFB victory for Arras lights up round 19

Arras ended their LFB losing streak while elsewhere the top 5 win to stay far ahead. / Victoire pour Arras: espoir pour le maintien, défaite pour Cavigal Nice: se rime avec relégation très possible

Continue reading "A LFB victory for Arras lights up round 19"

Mar 02, 2014

Perpignan break LF2 unbeaten record of Calais in round 18

At the top of LF2 Calais lose for the 1st time. At the bottom everything is getting complicated, / Calais perd son 1er match; Charnay et Reims remportent des victoires précieuses.

Continue reading "Perpignan break LF2 unbeaten record of Calais in round 18"

Feb 28, 2014

2014 EuroLeague Women regular season marathon is over

The 2014 EuroLeague Women regular season ended with a bang as teams hussled for play-off seedings.

Continue reading "2014 EuroLeague Women regular season marathon is over"

Feb 28, 2014

2014 EuroCup Women: Villeneuve d'Ascq lead Dynamo Moscow

Villeneuve d'Ascq take a 6-point lead into the second leg of their EuroCup Women semi-final against Dynamo Moscow. / 6 points d'avance pour Villeneuve contre Dynamo Moscou pour le match de retour!

Continue reading "2014 EuroCup Women: Villeneuve d'Ascq lead Dynamo Moscow"

Feb 26, 2014

LFB basketball round 18: More excitement in the middle of the pack

Angers beat Villeneuve d'Ascq in the only surprise of round 18 of the 2013-2014 LFB regular season. / Angers gagne pendant que Arras et Nice perdent à nouveau.

Continue reading "LFB basketball round 18: More excitement in the middle of the pack"

Feb 24, 2014

LF2 Basketball: Who can catch Calais after 17 rounds?

Calais continue to dominate LF2 basketball while Reims drop into the relegation zone. / Charnay quitte la dernière place dans la zone de relégation pendant que Reims le joint.

Continue reading "LF2 Basketball: Who can catch Calais after 17 rounds?"

Feb 23, 2014

2014 Euroleague Women: Play-off teams confirmed while Montpellier eliminated

With one round in the 2014 EuroLeague Women regular season remaining, the play-off participants are confirmed. Lattes-Montpellier are eliminated./Encore une journée avant les 1/8 de finale !

Continue reading "2014 Euroleague Women: Play-off teams confirmed while Montpellier eliminated"

Feb 16, 2014

Coupe de France semi-final winners are Bourges and Villeneuve d'Ascq

Tango Bourges Basket and Villeneuve d'Ascq qualify for the 2014 Coupe de France final while the season is over for Gaëlle Skrela./Les finalistes de la Coupe de France sont Bourges et Villeneuve.

Continue reading "Coupe de France semi-final winners are Bourges and Villeneuve d'Ascq"

Feb 14, 2014

EuroLeague Women: Sonja Petrovic lights up round 12

There are no surprises in week 12 of the EuroLeague Women with all the top teams winning. / Encore plus d'équipes se qualifient pour les play-offs.

Continue reading "EuroLeague Women: Sonja Petrovic lights up round 12"

Feb 14, 2014

EuroCup Women 2014 over for Basket Landes and Nantes Rezé

The 2012 & 2013 EuroCup Women champions qualify for semi-final while Basket Landes & Nantes Rezé from France are eliminated./2 clubs russes, 1 francais et 1 turc se confronteront aux demis!

Continue reading "EuroCup Women 2014 over for Basket Landes and Nantes Rezé "

Feb 11, 2014

EuroLeague Women qualification hopes ends for two teams

The EuroLeague Women 2014 dreams for Uni Györ and WBC Novi Zagreb are over while both teams from France win./2 équipes échouent à se qualifier pour les 1/8e de finale en Euroligue féminine.

Continue reading "EuroLeague Women qualification hopes ends for two teams"

Feb 11, 2014

2014 EuroCup Women - Winners and losers in first leg of quarter-finals

The Russians are in force on game 1 of the 2014 EuroCup Women quarter-finals while Nantes Rezé hold to a draw./Les équipes russes gagnent, les Déferlantes font match nul, Basket Landes gagne.

Continue reading "2014 EuroCup Women - Winners and losers in first leg of quarter-finals"

Feb 10, 2014

LFB round 17: Cavigal Nice and Arras in trouble at the bottom

Cavigal Nice and Arras lose at home and lose ground in the LFB relegation battle while Basket Landes move into 4th place. / Angers et USO Mondeville remportent des victoires importantes.

Continue reading "LFB round 17: Cavigal Nice and Arras in trouble at the bottom"

Feb 09, 2014

LF2 basketball: Everybody chasing COB Calais

Tiffany Clarke fired Calais to victory over Mourenx while Limoges and Roche Vendée stay on LF2 final 4 course. / COB Calais, loin en tête du championnat ...

Continue reading "LF2 basketball: Everybody chasing COB Calais"

Feb 03, 2014

LF2 basketball is upside down except in Calais

There is plenty of passion and interesting results this weekend in the LF2./Pour COB Calais comme d'habitude du succès et pour les autres quelques résultats surprenants!

Continue reading "LF2 basketball is upside down except in Calais"

Feb 02, 2014

LFB round 16 - USO Mondeville out of relegation zone

USO Mondeville pulled off the biggest win in LFB round 16 moving out of relegation zone. / Mondeville sort de la zone de relégation pendant que Nice est la lanterne rouge.

Continue reading "LFB round 16 - USO Mondeville out of relegation zone"

Feb 02, 2014

2014 EuroLeague Women is becoming hard for Lattes-Montpellier

Lattes-Montpellier's difficulties in scoring in the last quarter cost them again in the EuroLeague Women. / Seul club français qui joue cette semaine, échoue à nouveau : Lattes-Montpellier

Continue reading "2014 EuroLeague Women is becoming hard for Lattes-Montpellier"

Feb 01, 2014

2014 Coupe de France quarter-final - Three teams win at home

Home court advantage paid off for 3 teams during the Coupe de France quarter-finals. Bourges Basket denied Mondeville completing the home slam. / 3 équipes gagnent à domicile en quarts de finale.

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Jan 28, 2014

Basketball youth European Championships: Dates and hosts for 2014

All the venues and dates for the 2014 FIBA Europe youth European Championships for Division A, B and C have been confirmed. 14 nations host 18 events.

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Jan 26, 2014

Perpignan on LF2 trail blazing course while LeHavre escaped disaster

It is another perfect LF2 week for Perpignan Basket with 2 wins while Le Havre survived in triple overtime against the CFBB. / Perpignan gagne deux rencontres et la CFBB provoque Le Havre.

Continue reading "Perpignan on LF2 trail blazing course while LeHavre escaped disaster"

Jan 26, 2014

The French Cup - Coupe de France

In the three quarter-final games played on Saturday, only Tango Bourges Basket won on the road.

Toulouse Métropole eliminated Angers (70-64) in the most evenly contested match. Lattes-Montpellier picked themselves up in the second half to keep Charleville-Mézières at bay (77-69).

USO Mondeville fell at home to Bourges Basket (61-81).

The quarter-final matches have come to an end with Villeneuve d'Ascq beating Tarbes (80-55) on Sunday.

The finals of the French Cup will be played in the Stade de Coubertin Paris on the 10 May 2014.

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Ce sont Tango Bourges Basket, Lattes-Montpellier,Toulouse et Villeneuve d'Ascq qui se sont finalement qualifés pour les demi-finales, le 15 février 2014.

Les résultats des quarts de finale de la Coupe de France féminine de ce weekend sont:

Toulouse 70-64 Angers
US Mondeville 61-81 Bourges 81-61
Lattes-Montpellier 77-69 Charleville-Mézières
Villeneuve d'Ascq 80-55 Tarbes

La finale de cette compétiton se déroulera le samedi, 10 mai 2014 au stade Pierre de Coubertin à Paris.

Jan 25, 2014

2014 EuroCup Women - French, Russian and Turkish clubs in quarter-final

The 8 teams qualified for the 1/4 finals are from France, Turkey and Russia. / Que des clubs français, russes et turques en 1/4 de finale en ECW.

Continue reading "2014 EuroCup Women - French, Russian and Turkish clubs in quarter-final"

Jan 24, 2014

2014 EuroLeague Women - The Tango can smile with win over UMMC

Bourges Basket beat UMMC Ekaterinburg (77-69) in overtime while Fenerbahçe maintain unbeaten EuroLeague Women record. / Les Tango gagnent contre UMMC pendant que seule Fenerbahce reste invaincue.

Continue reading "2014 EuroLeague Women - The Tango can smile with win over UMMC"

Jan 19, 2014

LFB round 15: No changes at the top and at the bottom

Bourges Basket win LFB game of the week while only Tarbes win on the road. / Excepté Arras tous les locaux gagnent.

Continue reading "LFB round 15: No changes at the top and at the bottom"

Jan 19, 2014

First LF2 victory for the CFBB - Limoges pushing for a place in the Final 4

Limoges are chasing hard for a place in the 2014 LF2 Final 4 while the CFBB shocked Roche Vendée. / Pas de succès pour Aix et Charnay, mais de la joie pour la CFBB contre Roche Vendée !

Continue reading "First LF2 victory for the CFBB - Limoges pushing for a place in the Final 4"

Jan 18, 2014

2014 EuroCup Women - Eighth-final first leg recap

5 top seeds lead after the first leg of the eighth-final EuroCup Women. / Deux sur quatre équipes françaises gagnent le match aller de la 1/8e de la finale en EuroCoupe féminine.

Continue reading "2014 EuroCup Women - Eighth-final first leg recap"

Jan 18, 2014

2014 EuroLeague Women round 8 - Avenge in the air except for Bourges

Six teams avenged their defeats from the opening day of 2014 EuroLeague Women but Bourges was not one of them./Le nouvel an en ELW commence avec des défaites pour les clubs français.

Continue reading "2014 EuroLeague Women round 8 - Avenge in the air except for Bourges"

Jan 15, 2014

2014 EuroLeague Women hit and miss for French clubs as first phase ended

French clubs and French players are doing their best to keep French interest in EuroLeague Women./Lattes-Montpellier doit se reprendre !

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Jan 13, 2014

COB Calais break LF2 record while keeping perfect

COB Calais ended the first phase of the LF2 season with a perfect record./COB Calais montre sa suprématie en L2F pendant que Aix-en-Provence et Charnay sont en danger d'être relégués!

Continue reading "COB Calais break LF2 record while keeping perfect"

Jan 12, 2014

4 LFB games live on TV channels for the first games of 2014

With 4 games shown live and 2 games on the radio, the first games of 2014 had an Open LFB feeling./Le top 4 célèbre des victoires pendant que Tarbes sort de la zone de rélégation.

Continue reading "4 LFB games live on TV channels for the first games of 2014"

Jan 11, 2014

LF2 basketball tips off with a bang in 2014 for Léon Trégor

Two games played on the first weekend of 2014 ended in victories for LF2 teams interested in the final four. / Des victoires, le 04.01.14 pour Roche Vendée et Léon Trégor confirment leurs ambitions.

Continue reading "LF2 basketball tips off with a bang in 2014 for Léon Trégor "

Dec 23, 2013

Bourges Basket are LFB leaders at the end of first half of regular season

Tango Bourges Basket are the LFB champions for the first half of the 2013-14 season. / Les Tangos vont pouvoir célébrer Noël en sérénité après une douzième victoire.

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Dec 22, 2013

LF2 comes to an end for 2013 with COB Calais on top

COB Calais enter the Christmas break with a 100% record in the LF2. / Seul en haut du tableau préside COB Calais avant Noël.

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Dec 19, 2013

Remaining EuroLeague results of week 7

In all three ELW matches played on the second day of week 7, all hosts lost.

Uni Györ (65-88) Kayseri Kaski Spor
Beretta Famila (66-73) EMMC Ekaterinburg
WBC Novi Zagreb (64-68) Sparta&K MR Vidnoje

French international players Elodie Godin (18 points) for Beretta Famila, Sandrine Gruda (13 points) for UMMC Ekaterinburg were top scorers for their clubs respectively.

Information on all the matches played in week 7 to follow shortly ...

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