A top five position on the Olympic medals table remains a realistic goal for Australia despite falling “well short” of ambitions in Rio, chef de mission Kitty Chiller has declared.
As we near the end of the Games Australia is looking strong for a couple of medals on Day 14 with prospects in athletics, BMX at least. We also have a thrilling men’s basketball game to thrill us.
It’s an Australian basketball team best known for the fact it contains seven members who have played in the American National Basketball Association and four who have won NBA rings, the sport’s Holy Grail.
BASKETBALL: The Australian men’s team is one victory away from its first Olympic Games medal after easily disposing of Lithuania to move to the semi-final stage.