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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.