2016 FIBA Qualifier Tournament Format


The 2016 Rio Olympics Qualifier Tournament will consist of 18 teams that will compete in 2016 are to consist of 15 which have qualified – through their respective 2015 continental championships – for the OQTs and three that are OQT hosts.

Africa: 3
Americas: 3
Asia: 3
Europe: 5
Oceania: 1
OQT hosts: 3



Australia Squeeze Big Win Over New Zealand To Book Ticket to Rio

Both Women and Men’s team will be representing Australia in the 2016 Rio Olympic Basketball Games! Australia defeated New Zealand 89-79 to close out a very competitive FIBA Oceania Championships.



Nigeria beat Angola in AfroBasket 2015 For Ticket To Rio

Nigeria beat Angola 74-65 in the Final of AfroBasket 2015 to claim their first-ever continental championship and also qualify for the 2016 Olympics. View more news

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Final standings of AfroBasket 2015
1. Nigeria
2. Angola
3. Tunisia
4. Senegal
5. Egypt
6. Algeria
7. Mali
8. Gabon
9. Cameroon
10. Cape Verde
11. Mozambique
12. Cote d’Ivoire
13. Morocco
14. Central African Republic (CAF)
15. Uganda
16. Zimbabwe

Australia Earns Another Trip to Olympic Games 7th Consecutive


Australia Opals defeated the New Zealand Tall Ferns to earn yet another trip to the Olympic Games. Australia will participate in the 2016 Rio Olympics. The final game finished with an impressive Australia 80-63 win.