Basketball
Women: World Championships 1998 in Germany
May 26-June 7:
1st Round:

Final Standings:

Group A:
1. Russia * 3-0 (249-154)
2. Spain * 2-1 (206-172)
3. China * 1-2 (203-201)
4. Argentina 0-3 (136-267)

Group B:
1. USA * 3-0 (259-198)
2. Japan * 2-1 (265-255)
3. Lithuania * 1-2 (237-243)
4. Senegal 0-3 (167-232)
Group C:
1. Australia * 3-0 (279-208)
2. Cuba * 2-1 (276-237)
3. Germany * 1-2 (241-219)
4. Dem. Rep. Congo 0-3 (142-284)

Group D:
1. Brazil * 3-0 (224-203)
2. Slovakia * 2-1 (179-166)
3. Hungary * 1-2 (193-198)
4. South Korea 0-3 (186-215)

2nd Round:

Final Standings:

Group E:
1. USA * 6-0 (504-380)
2. Russia * 5-1 (473-378)
3. Lithuania * 3-3 (427-437)
4. Spain * 3-3 (433-375)
5. China 2-4 (421-436)
6. Japan 2-4 (492-549)
Group F:
1. Australia * 6-0 (529-396)
2. Brazil * 5-1 (464-431)
3. Cuba * 4-2 (542-495)
4. Slovakia * 3-3 (377-393)
5. Germany 2-4 (447-425)
6. Hungary 1-5 (417-465)

Quarterfinals:
Australia * - Spain 87-54
Brazil * - Lithuania 72-70
Russia * - Cuba 85-78
USA * - Slovakia 89-62

Semifinals:
Russia * - Australia 82-76
USA * - Brazil 93-79

3rd Place:
Australia * - Brazil 72-67

Final:
USA * - Russia 71-65 (at Berlin)