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São Paulo
NEWS
23 September 2006
New FIBA Ranking for Women’s National Teams

São Paulo / Brazil - After the conclusion of the FIBA World Championship for Women in Brazil, FIBA has announced its new ranking for women’s national teams.


 

23 September 2006
Game Report, Australia vs Russia, 91-74 - Gold Medal Game

São Paulo / Brazil - Australia's women clinched their first world title on Saturday with 91-74 thumping of Russia.

 

23 September 2006
FIBA Order of Merit for Boshkov

São Paulo / Brazil – Alexander Boshkov from Bulgaria has been awarded with the FIBA Order of Merit for his 50 years of dedication to basketball during the Final day of the FIBA World Championship for Women in Brazil.

 

23 September 2006
Game Report, United States vs Brazil, 99-59 - Bronze Medal Game

São Paulo / Brazil - The United States demolished Brazil on Saturday morning to secure the bronze medal at the FIBA World Championship for Women.

 

23 September 2006
FIBA – World Olympic Qualifying Tournament added for 2008 Olympics

São Paulo / Brazil - Twelve teams from throughout the world will participate in a new Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament in June 2008 to secure one of the final five berths for the Beijing Summer Games.

 

22 September 2006
Game Report - France vs Lithuania 79-73, Classification game 5-6

São Paulo/ Brazil - France held off a determined fight-back from Lithuania to clinch fifth place at the FIBA World Championship for Women with a 79-73 win.

 

22 September 2006
Game Report – Czech Republic vs Spain 57-49, Classi. Game 8-9

São Paulo / Brazil - Hana Machova collected 17 points and eight rebounds as the Czech Republic secured seventh place at the FIBA World Championship for Women with a 57-49 win over Spain.

 

22 September 2006
Australia and Russia play for gold

São Paulo / Brazil – Australia and Russia will play for gold medal this Saturday (14:00), in Ibirapuera Arena. Beating favourite USA made Russia more confident for the final match. Australian coach Jan Stirling is working on defense to stop Stepanova and Co.

 

POINTS PER GAME
PLAYER/TEAMPTSPG
Lauren Jackson
Australia
21.3
Amaya Valdemoro
Spain
21.2
Penelope Taylor
Australia
18.0

REBOUNDS PER GAME
PLAYER/TEAMREBPG
Gisella Vega
Argentina
9.1
Lauren Jackson
Australia
9.0
Kwe Kim
Korea
9.0

ASSISTS PER GAME
PLAYER/TEAMASSPG
Itoro Umoh
Nigeria
5.8
Sue Bird
USA
4.7
T. Kleindienst
Canada
4.4

STANDINGS
Final%PTS
1. Australia100.018
2. Russia55.614
3. USA88.917
4. Brazil55.614
5. France55.614
6. Lithuania44.413
7. Czech Republic55.614
8. Spain44.413
9. Argentina62.513
10. Canada25.010
11. Cuba37.511
12. China37.511
13. Korea40.07
14. Chinese Taipei20.06
15. Senegal20.06
16. Nigeria0.05
Eight-Final Round
Gr E Gr F
 Group: E%PTS
1. Australia100.012
2. Spain66.710
3. Brazil66.710
4. Lithuania50.09
5. Argentina50.09
6. Canada16.77
Preliminary Round
Gr A Gr B Gr C Gr D
 Group: A%PTS
1. Argentina66.75
2. Brazil66.75
3. Spain66.75
4. Korea0.03