The U.S. females’s basketball crew will head to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics searching to elevate its seventh straight gold medal. Led by WNBA legends Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi and Sylvia Fowles, who between the three indulge in a blended 11 Olympic gold medals, Group USA is over all over again heavy favorites to repeat as champions all over again.
But it absolutely could perhaps perhaps not be a straightforward road ahead for the Individuals, who dropped a rare exhibition sport sooner than the originate of the Olympics in opposition to an Australian crew with out its most attention-grabbing participant, Liz Cambage. Whereas it could perhaps perhaps be loyal a blip on the radar extra than a warning signal, Group USA can indulge in a stressful group of opponents to face that entails FIBA’s fifth-ranked France and No. 10 Japan.
We’ll want to recognize if the U.S. can reclaim gold all over again when the run suggestions off on July 25. Care for with the time desk and standings below as the Tokyo Games kick off.
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Standings: Preliminary group stage
Preliminary group stage spherical
(All times U.S./Eastern)
Sunday, July 25
Neighborhood A: Spain 73, South Korea 69
Monday, July 26
Neighborhood A: Serbia 72, Canada 68
Neighborhood B: Japan 74, France 70
Tuesday, July 27
Neighborhood B: United States 81, Nigeria 72
Neighborhood C: Australia vs. Belgium, 4: 30 a.m.
Neighborhood C: Puerto Rico vs. China, 8 a.m.
Wednesday, July 28
Neighborhood A: Canada vs. South Korea, 9 p.m.
Thursday, July 29
Neighborhood A: Spain vs. Serbia, 4: 20 a.m.
Neighborhood C: Belgium vs. Puerto Rico, 9 p.m.
Friday, July 30
Neighborhood B: United States vs. Japan, 12: 40 a.m. (USA)
Neighborhood B: France vs. Nigeria, 4: 20 a.m.
Neighborhood C: China vs. Australia, 8 a.m.
Saturday, July 31
Neighborhood A: Canada vs. Spain, 9 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 1
Neighborhood A: South Korea vs. Serbia, 8 a.m.
Neighborhood B: Nigeria vs. Japan, 9 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 2
Neighborhood B: France vs. United States, 12: 40 a.m. (USA)
Neighborhood C: China vs. Belgium, 4: 20 a.m.
Neighborhood C: Australia vs. Puerto Rico, 8 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 3
TBD vs. TBD, 9 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 4
TBD vs. TBD, 12: 40 a.m.
TBD vs. TBD, 4: 20 a.m.
TBD vs. TBD, 8 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 6
Quarterfinals 1 winner vs. Quarterfinals 2 winner, 12: 40 a.m.
Quarterfinals 3 winner vs. Quarterfinals 4 winner, 7 a.m.
Bronze Medal Sport
Saturday, Aug. 7
Semifinals 1 loser vs. Semifinals 2 loser, 3 a.m.
Gold Medal Sport
Saturday, Aug. 7
Semifinals 1 winner vs. Semifinals 2 winner, 10: 30 p.m.