FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup
Following the changes to the FIBA Calendar made in April 2020, national teams will qualify for the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup - FIBA's flagship women's competition - via four global FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 Qualifying Tournaments in February 2022. The qualifying tournaments will feature a total of 16 teams, determined by their results in the four FIBA Women's Continental Cups 2021.
Australia was appointed as the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 Host Country in March 2020.
FIBA Women's Continental Cups
The FIBA Women's Continental Cups will have their own qualification process as of November 2020 (except for Europe - starting in November 2019).
With regular and competitive tournaments scheduled throughout the year, the qualification system will tipped-off in November 2019 to qualify teams for the Olympic Games.
National teams played the FIBA Women's Pre-Qualifying Tournaments in three Regions - Africa, Americas, Asia (including Oceania) - to qualify for one of the four global FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020, which took place in February 2020.
The teams qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Women's Olympic Basketball Tournament are:
Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Japan, Korea, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Serbia, Spain and the USA.
The Tokyo 2020 Women's Olympic Basketball Tournament will take place in Summer 2021 after the Olympic Games were postponed to July 23 – August 8, 2021, by the International Olympic Committee.
In Europe, the qualification to FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021 will be played over three windows (November 2019, November 2020 and February 2021), teams will not play FIBA Women's Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournaments but qualify 6 teams directly to FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020 from FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019.