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07.10.2007
Czechs Secure Fifth Spot

The last team to get the ticket for the World Olympic Qualifying Tournament is the Czech Republic.

The former champs easily beat Lithuania in the classification game for fifth place 93-54 and finished the tournament with two wins in a row.

07.10.2007
Olympic Dreams On The Line

Fifth-placed games don't usually have the biggest meaning, but Sunday's showdown at the 2007 EuroBasket Women between the yet-reigning champions Czech Republic and 1997 title-holders Lithuania still has loads of meaning.

The winner captures the final berth in the pre-qualification tournament for the 2008 Olympics.

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06.10.2007
Nail-biter

Egle Sulciute’s late three-pointer capped a terrific comeback as Lithuania shocked France 67-65 to keep alive their hopes of playing at the Beijing Games in 2008.

The Baltic side trailed by as many as 14 points but persevered and edged Les Bleues.

06.10.2007
Plenty To Play For

The last time France and Lithuania met at a EuroBasket Women it was the semi-finals of 2001, and it wasn't a good memory for one side.

France won 75-44 on their way to the gold.

Semi Tough05.10.2007
Tall Order05.10.2007
Lithuania Headed To Quarter-Finals02.10.2007
Ticket To Ride02.10.2007
Czechs Rebound30.09.2007
Czech's Hope To Regroup30.09.2007
Latvia Take Baltic Showdown28.09.2007
Baltic Clash In Group E28.09.2007
Lithuania Top Germany26.09.2007
Group B: Battle For Second26.09.2007

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