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A surfer rides a wave in Teahupo'o, Tahiti, French Polynesia. The world-famous surf spot is set to host the 2024 Paris Olympics surfing competition. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole, File)

Olympic Games’ Reach Extends Beyond Paris

For all of the attention on Paris’ use of temporary venues and existing landmarks throughout the city for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, plenty of the focus has also been on a venue nearly 10,000 miles away where surfing will be organized in the Teahupo’o village in the overseas territory of French Polynesia. “The women […]

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Jim Tooley: USA Basketball’s Road to Paris and the Olympic Games

One of the most high-profile sports in the Olympic Summer Games in Paris will be basketball. The USA Basketball teams have been some of the most dominant in Olympic history in any sport. The women’s team looks to extend its streak to eight consecutive gold medals and the men’s team looks for its fifth in […]

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USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Play Germany in London

The USA Basketball women’s national team will play against Germany at the O2 Arena in London in one of its final pre-Olympic exhibitions as part of the 2024 USA Basketball Showcase. The U.S. will play Germany on July 23, three days after it plays against the WNBA All-Stars in Phoenix. Prior to London, the U.S. […]

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USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Play WNBA All-Stars in Phoenix

The 2024 WNBA All-Star Game will match the USA Basketball women’s national team in one of its final pre-Olympic tuneups against a team of players from the WNBA who will not be participating in the Olympics. The game will be at the Footprint Center in Phoenix on July 20. The game is part of the […]

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USA Basketball to Play Two Showcase Games in London in July

The USA Basketball men’s national team will play pre-Olympic games in London against South Sudan and Germany at the O2 Arena, its first appearance in England since winning the gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Summer Games. Hosted in partnership between USA Basketball and TEG, the Americans will play South Sudan on July 20 and […]

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Fans watch during a group play game during the 2023 FIBA 3x3 world championships which is currently being organized in Vienna. Photo via FIBA

FIBA Continues 3×3’s Global Reach at World Championships in Austria

When the 2010 Youth Olympic Games included 3×3 basketball, USA Basketball Chief Executive Officer Jim Tooley told colleagues that the half-court discipline would be a full Olympic sport someday. “Some people thought I was crazy, but it’s really a great event,” Tooley recalled last week as the U.S. and nearly two dozen other countries started […]

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USA Basketball to Play Exhibitions in Abu Dhabi

USA Basketball has announced an agreement with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, which includes the United States hosting three games in Abu Dhabi featuring the men’s national teams from the U.S., Germany and Greece. In preparation for the 2023 FIBA Men’s World Cup, the U.S. Men’s National Team will host Greece […]

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USA Basketball and MGM Resorts International Announce Expanded Partnership

USA Basketball and MGM Resorts International have announced an expanded, multi-year partnership starting this July with MGM Resorts in Las Vegas being the official training camp home for the men’s and women’s national teams ahead of the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. MGM Resorts also will become the Official Integrated Resorts Partner of USA Basketball […]

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