Posts Tagged International basketball

Australia, Spain, Turkey, US reach quarters

ISTANBUL (AP) — The United States, Australia, Spain and Turkey all have won their groups at the women’s world championship and earned byes to the quarterfinals, which begin Friday.

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US women rout Angola 119-44 finish pool play 3-0

ISTANBUL (AP) — After winning the most lopsided game in U.S. women’s basketball history at the world championship, the players posed for photo after photo with the Angola players.

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Recharged Durant ready for new season

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant poses for photos during NBA basketball media day at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Brett Deering)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant made the tough decision to withdraw from Team USA before the FIBA World Cup.

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Your Top Plays for Today

Europe team captain Paul McGinley, center right, and his team  hold the trophy after winning the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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Qatar forfeits game in protest over hijab ruling

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The Qatari women’s basketball team withdrew from the Asian Games in protest against international rules that ban players from wearing Muslim headscarves in competition.

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