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The Belgian Cats beat Australia ! (70-85)

The Belgian Cats beat Australia for the first game of the Olympics ! (70-85) The Belgian Cats pulled off a major upset by beating world runner-up Australia 70-85 (halftime: 41-37) in their debut in the women’s basketball tournament at the Tokyo Olympic Games. For the first Olympic women’s basketball game in the history of Belgium,…

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The bronze medal for the Belgian Cats at the Eurobasket !

The bronze medal for the Belgian Cats at the Eurobasket, after the win against Belarus this Sunday (69-77). The Belgian Cats have won the bronze medal at the Eurobasket Women after the win against Belarus this Sunday (69-77) . This equals the best result ever in a EuroBasket for the Cats, after the bronze medal…

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Belgian Cats beat Russia, qualify for semi-finals !

Belgian Cats beat Russia, qualify for semi-final of the EuroBasket Women ! The Belgian Cats have qualified for the semi-finals at the European Championships on Wednesday evening. In Strasbourg, France, the Belgian Cats won 85-83 (HT: 43-37) against Russia. Emma Meesseman was unstoppable with 33 points an 11 rebounds but Julie Allemand scored the game…

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Belgian Cats beat Turkey, qualify for quarter-finals

Belgian Cats beat Turkey this Sunday, qualify for quarter-finals. The Belgian Cats are qualified for the quarter-finals of the Eurobasket Women. In the final game they defeated Turkey in Strasbourg on Sunday 63-61 (half-time: 41-31). Emma Meesseman recorded 15 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists. Kyara Linskens had 11 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists….

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First win for the Belgian Cats at the Women’s EuroBasket 2021

First win for the Belgian Cats today at the Women’s EuroBasket 2021 against Slovenia (92-57). After the loss against Bosnia yesterday, the Cats needed to react. Philip Mestdagh’s team started the game strongly and thanks to Hanne Mestdagh (3/4 three pointers in the first half), the Cats were up by 26 at half-time (55-29). In…

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Belgium – Greece canceled due to coronavirus

Belgium – Greece has ben canceled due to coronavirus. The Belgian Cats were supposed to play today against Greece in Kortrijk the last preparation game before the Eurobasket 2021. But the game has been canceled due to suspection of Covid cases. With a busy summer ahead, with the Eurobasket and the Olympics, the staff didn’t…

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Julie Allemand wins the French Cup, named MVP of the Final

Julie Allemand wins the French Cup with Montpellier, she was also named MVP of the Final ! Julie Allemand is playing a big season with Montpellier. Before joining ASVEL next season, she wanted to bring a trophy to Montpellier. And it’s done now with the French Cup ! Montpellie defeated Charleville-Mézières (75-74), and Julie Allemand…

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Belgian Cats: 24 players in pre-selection to prepare a busy summer

Belgian Cats: 24 players in pre-selection to prepare a busy summer who will start in Kortrijk. The Belgian Cats are in front of a busy summer. First, the European Championship, which will take place from 17 to 27 June in Strasbourg and Valencia. Then the Olympic Games, which will take place in Tokyo from July…

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Philip Mestdagh after the perfect Eurobasket Qualifiers:”It’s only when you work hard that you will be ready to play against great teams”

Philip Mestdagh after the perfect Eurobasket Qualifiers:”It’s only when you work hard that you will be ready to play against great teams” The Belgian Cats finished undeafeted at the Eurobasket Qualifiers against the wins against Finland and Portugal. The opportunity for Philip Mestdagh, the national coach, to point out the work still to be done…

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Easy win for Belgium against Finland (82-47)

Easy win for Belgium against Finland in the Eurobasket 2021 Women Qualifier (82-47). The Belgian Cats have won their fifth game in a row in the Eurobasket 2021 Women Qualifier, in Matosinhos, Portugal. The Belgian Cats easily defeated Finland 82-47. After a good start, thanks to Emma Meesseman, Finland reacted well in the second quarter…