Canada Last Squad Standing at FIBA Americas – Earns Ticket To Rio

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Winning on home soil couldn’t feel any better for Team Canada who defeated a tough Cuba 82-66 in Edmonton, Canada at the FIBA Americas Championships. Canada was undefeated throughout the entire tournament and will look forward to Rio next summer.

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Serbia Wins First Ever Eurobasket For Direct Entry to 2016 Rio Games

Serbia had never before been on the podium at the Eurobasket Championships and now they are champions with a big win over last year’s winner FranceĀ 76-68. The game was close throughout but defensively Serbia was better while shooting well.

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EuroBasket 2015 Qualifiers Groups

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The 26 teams were drawn into seven round-robin groups – five (5) groups of four (4) teams and two (2) groups of three (3) teams.

The seven group winners, plus the six best second-placed teams, a total of 13 teams, will qualify to the Final Round in Ukraine.

The EuroBasket 2015 2nd Qualification Round groups (in order that teams were drawn):

GROUP A GROUP B GROUP C GROUP D GROUP E GROUP F GROUP G
Bosnia and Herzegovina Montenegro Germany Belgium Czech R. Latvia Italy
Great Britain Israel Poland FYR of Macedonia Georgia Sweden Russia
Iceland Bulgaria Austria Belarus Portugal Slovakia Switzerland
Netherlands Luxembourg Denmark Hungary Romania

The game days for the 2nd Qualification Round are set for 10, 13, 17, 20, 24 and 27 August 2014.

11 teams have already punched their ticket to EuroBasket 2015.

France, Lithuania, Spain, Croatia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Serbia, Finland, Greece and Turkey courtesy of their participation in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.