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Brazil removes Iziane Castro Marques

Updated: July 21, 2012, 4:39 PM ET
Associated Press

Iziane Castro Marques was removed from Brazil's Olympic women's basketball team Friday after violating a team rule.

In a release on its website, the Brazil federation said Marques' infraction occurred off the court.

Because Marques isn't injured, Brazil will have to play with 11 players in London since the team already had submitted its roster for the Games and only could change it for injury.

Marques, who helped the Atlanta Dream reach the WNBA finals the past two seasons, had ...

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