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Kia Nurse leads Canada to another win at FIBA Women's World Cup

Kia Nurse poured in 29 points to lift Canada to a 82-63 victory over South Korea on Sunday in group play at the FIBA Women’s World Cup. Miranda Ayim added 13 points for the Canadians (2-0), who are ranked a program-high fifth at the tournament. Miah-Marie Langlois and Nirra Fields chipped in with eight points apiece and Nurse shot 60 ...

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Gaucher leads Canadian rout of Greece to open FIBA Women's World Cup

Kim Gaucher had a game-high 16 points as Canada opened the FIBA Women’s World Cup with an 81-50 victory over Greece on Saturday in Tenerife, Spain. Nirra Fields added 13 points for the Canadians, ranked a program-high fifth at the tournament following a fifth-place finish at the 2014 world championships, and Kia Nurse had 12. Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe also scored in ...

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Canada wins final tuneup ahead of FIBA Women's World Cup

Nirra Fields had a game-high 12 points as Canada’s women’s basketball team capped a three-game exhibition series in France with a 75-56 win over Senegal on Monday in Antibes, France. Miranda Ayim added 10 points and eight rebounds for Canada, which finished 1-2 in its exhibition tuneup series in advance of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain. ...

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Canada defeats Chile to remain atop Group F in FIBA qualifying

Joel Anthony scored 17 points to lead Canada to a 84-61 rout of Chile in FIBA World Cup qualifying on Monday. Canada is tied with Venezuela atop Group F at 7-1. Chile dropped to 1-7. The Canadians were coming off an 85-77 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Laval, Que. They played Monday night after more than 24 hours of ...

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Canada adds NBA's Thompson, Olynyk to FIBA World Cup qualifying roster

Canadian men’s basketball coach Roy Rana will gather a “unique blend” of players, including a half dozen from the NBA, for training camp ahead of Canada’s FIBA World Cup qualifying game versus Brazil. Cleveland’s Tristan Thompson, Miami’s Kelly Olynyk, Dillon Brooks (Memphis Grizzlies), Cory Joseph (Indiana Pacers), and Khem Birch and Justin Jackson (Orlando Magic) are the six NBA players ...

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Watch the FIBA 3×3 Basketball World Tour from Hungary

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Canada falls to U.S. for 3rd successive silver at FIBA U-18 women's Americas

For a brief moment it looked like Canada had a chance to capture gold at the FIBA under-18 Women’s Americas Championship. But a strong start quickly burnt out as the United States pulled away in the second quarter en route to an 84-60 victory in the tournament final. It’s the third straight silver for Canada at the event. “I was ...

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Canada beats Chile to advance to FIBA U-18 women's Americas semis

Christina Morra had a game-high 21 points and 10 rebounds as Canada beat Chile 98-52 on Sunday to advance to semifinals at the FIBA under-18 women’s americas championship. Taya Hanson joined Morra with a double-double, finishing with 16 points and 11 rebounds en route to Canada’s fourth straight win at the tournament after finishing the round robin a perfect 3-0. ...

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Watch the FIBA 3×3 Basketball World Tour from Prague

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