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Canada last group hurdle for Opals

Canada last group hurdle for Opals

5 August 2012

BASKETBALL: Australia will know if their chances of finishing on top in their group of the women’s basketball competition are alive or dead before they play Canada on Day 9.

Magic Mills monsters Brits

Magic Mills monsters Brits

5 August 2012

BASKETBALL: The Australian men’s basketball team have put up a tough battle against home team Great Britain tonight to finish 106-75, in easily the best come back of the 2012 basketball competition after trailing by 10 points at half time.

Aussies beat Canada 72-63

Aussies beat Canada 72-63

5 August 2012

With top spot of the group already secured by France in an earlier match, the Aussies are playing to ensure they finish second in the group which would set up a quarter final battle with China or Turkey pending results.

Royal meet & greet for Aussie Olympians

Royal meet & greet for Aussie Olympians

4 August 2012

When Lauren Jackson was a girl she had a photo of Prince William stuck to her bedroom wall. On Friday, the Australian Olympic basketballer met the object of her childhood affection during a special meet and greet with the second in line to the British throne and his wife, Catherine.

Cambage dunks Russian challenge

Cambage dunks Russian challenge

4 August 2012

BASKETBALL: Liz Cambage has led the Australian women’s basketball team to their third victory of their London 2012 campaign, with the Aussies topping a strong Russian side with a hard-fought 70-66 result that has ensured that they are still in the running for top spot in their group.

Live basketball - Aussies vs Russia

Live basketball - Aussies vs Russia

3 August 2012

Basketball: The Aussies have claimed their third victory over a strong Russian side with a hard-fought 70-66 victory to ensure their still in the running for top spot in their group.

Big Lizzie gets busy

Big Lizzie gets busy

3 August 2012

BASKETBALL: Of all the Olympic debutants in the Australian team – and there are 228 – it is unlikely anyone is enjoying themselves more than Big Lizzie.

Boomers outclass China for first win

Boomers outclass China for first win

3 August 2012

BASKETBALL: The Boomers have got their Olympic campaign back on track after a strong 20 point victory over China, 81-61.

Boomers vs China - Quarter by quarter

Boomers vs China - Quarter by quarter

2 August 2012

BASKETBALL: Having lost their opening two matches of their 2012 campaign, the Boomers are under no illusion they need to knock off the 10th ranked Chinese team to get their Olympic journey back on track.

Looking ahead to Day 6 - Preview

Looking ahead to Day 6 - Preview

2 August 2012

PREVIEW: Day 6 is another huge day for the Australian Team with action across 14 sports.