NATIONAL TV COVERAGE FOR THE 2014 FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR WOMEN

 

TORONTO, ON – The 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women begins this weekend and will take place in Turkey from September 27 to October 5. 

NBATV Canada will be airing all of Canada’s games live with Sportsnet1 providing tape-delayed coverage (Check your local listings).

The #9 ranked Canada team looks to improve on their 2010 FIBA World Championship 12th place finish with a roster composed of veteran leaders and talented young players.  

             2014 Canadian Women’s Basketball Team Roster

Name

Position

Height

Hometown

Ayim, Miranda

Forward

6'2"

London, ON

Boogaard, Krysten

Centre

6'5"

Regina, SK

Fields, Nirra

Guard

5'7"

Montreal, QC

Gaucher, Kim

Guard

5'11"

Mission, BC

Langlois, Miah-Marie

Guard

5'7"

Windsor, ON

Murphy, Lizanne

Forward

6'0"

Beaconsfield, QC

Nurse, Kia

Guard

5'10"

Hamilton, ON

Pilypaitis, Courtnay

Guard

6'0"

Orleans, ON

Plouffe, Katherine

Forward

6'3"

Edmonton, AB

Plouffe, Michelle

Forward

6'3"

Edmonton, AB

Tatham, Tamara

Forward

6'0"

Brampton, ON

Thorburn, Shona

Guard

5'9"

Hamilton, ON

 

      Team Canada Schedule at 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

      Games live on NBATV Canada and tape-delayed on Sportsnet

Sept 2014

Preliminary Round - Group B

Location

27

Canada vs. Mozambique, 7amET

Ankara

28

Canada vs. Turkey, 12pmET

Ankara

30

Canada vs. France, 2:15pmET

Ankara

October  

 

Location

1

Qualification to Quarter-Finals

Istanbul

3

Quarter-finals

Istanbul

4

Semi-finals

Istanbul

5

Finals

Istanbul

 

 For the complete 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women schedule, go to http://www.basketball.ca/2014-fiba-world-championship-for-women-schedule-p156923