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Women’s basketball wrap: Talented squad far from content

Women’s basketball wrap: Talented squad far from content

23 August 2016

Australia’s fifth place in the Olympic women’s basketball competition was clearly a disappointment to a squad that entered Rio with high medal hopes.

Basketball women eliminated in shock loss

Basketball women eliminated in shock loss

17 August 2016

Australia’s heartbreak in team sports has continued with our women’s basketball team going down 73-71 to Serbia in a nail-biter

Aussies take second straight tight win

Aussies take second straight tight win

8 August 2016

The Australian women’s basketball team has defeated Turkey in their second Group A match at the Youth Arena in Deodora.

Day 2 preview - Aussies aim for more gold

Day 2 preview - Aussies aim for more gold

7 August 2016

Australians will be in action in 14 sports on the second day of competition at the Rio Olympic Games.

Spirited Aussies overpower Brazil

Spirited Aussies overpower Brazil

7 August 2016

Liz Cambage took centre stage as the Australian women’s basketball team scored an 84-66 victory over hosts Brazil in their opening Group A match at the Youth Arena, Deodora.

Women's basketballers aim for sixth straight medal

Women's basketballers aim for sixth straight medal

4 August 2016

The Australian women’s basketball team has made the podium its second home over the past 20 years, medalling in every Olympic Games from 1996 to 2012. With the streak now at five straight medals, this year’s unit is determined to follow in the footsteps of their predecessors.

Basketball women arrive in Rio with preparation on track

Basketball women arrive in Rio with preparation on track

3 August 2016

The Australian women’s basketball team arrived into Rio on Tuesday and will hit the court almost immediately after settling into the Athletes' Village.

Aussies defeat Rio rival France

Aussies defeat Rio rival France

30 July 2016

Australia have gained a confidence boost from a clinical performance against France in the second game of their USA warm-up tour with a 76-67 victory.

Aussie women defeat Canada in Olympic warm-up

Aussie women defeat Canada in Olympic warm-up

28 July 2016

Penny Taylor is back from injury and she's firing, leading the Australian women's basketball team to a 80-67 win over Canada in the first of three Olympic warm-up matches.

Aussie women chase elusive basketball gold in Rio

Aussie women chase elusive basketball gold in Rio

12 July 2016

Winning an Olympic medal has become the norm for the women’s basketball team at the Olympics but the 12-strong team announced today are hoping for something different in Rio.

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