The Opals have gone down to France in a narrow defeat under difficult circumstances earlier this morning, losing 64-58 in France in their final warm-up game ahead of London.
BASKETBALL: A 78-75 victory over Brazil has maintained a perfect run for the Australian women's basketball team heading into the London Olympics, but guard Belinda Snell admits it's also given them a much-needed scare.
BASKETBALL: The Australian Opals women’s basketball team have continued to show their dominance in the build-up to the London Games, handing China a 31-point drubbing as they grow in confidence with less than a week to go till the London Games.
Basketball Australia have announced it will be reviewing its internal travel policy following the recent travel arrangements of its male and female athletes to the 2012 London Olympic Games.
SWIMMING: The Australian swim team had a surprise, but most welcome visitor at training Thursday afternoon in Manchester.
A late surge from Spain has given them victory over a gallant Australian Boomers 81-75 in Game 2 of their series in Malaga this morning (AEST).
BASKETBALL: US basketball star Chris Paul expects Australia's Patty Mills to "get loose" and make a big impact at the London Olympics.
Australian Boomers leave the city of Granada with confidence after pushing European Champions Spain all the way in the Game 1 of their two-game series, narrowly going down 75-69.
Off the back of two convincing wins over their Olympic opponents France and Great Britain, the Opals have arrived in London and are ready to win gold.
The Australian Boomers begin the final leg of their preparations for the 2012 London Olympic Games against two-time reigning European Champions Spain on Tuesday evening in Granada.