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Bronzed Opals

Bronzed Opals

12 August 2012

BASKETBALL: Australia have put the disappointment of a semi-final loss to the USA behind them to win the bronze medal match in women’s basketball at North Greenwich Arena.

Opals suffer heartbreaking loss to US

Opals suffer heartbreaking loss to US

10 August 2012

BASKETBALL: The USA have proved to be Australia’s basketball nemesis yet again, powering home in the second half to beat the Opals in the women’s semi-finals on Day 13.

Basketball world love Mills and Ingles

Basketball world love Mills and Ingles

9 August 2012

BASKETBALL: The basketball world is loving Patrick Mills at these Olympics. And it’s pretty fond of Joe Ingles, too.

Gallant Boomers go down to might of USA

Gallant Boomers go down to might of USA

9 August 2012

BASKETBALL: Australia couldn’t come up with the stunning upset win over the star-studded USA that our players would have been able to dine out on forever, but at least they gave it a crack.

Boomers go down USA in quarters 119-86

Boomers go down USA in quarters 119-86

9 August 2012

BASKETBALL: The Boomers have gone down 119-86 to an impressive USA unit that ran away with the game in the fourth quarter. The USA team put on a 35-16 final term to blowout the Aussies who had fought back to a small deficit on a number of occasions. The Boomers will now playoff for 5th to 8th place.

Opals book semi showdown with USA

Opals book semi showdown with USA

8 August 2012

BASKETBALL: The Australian women’s basketball team have powered through the final stages of their quarterfinal match with China on Day 11 to set up a semi-final clash with the USA.

Boomers ready for Dream Team showdown

Boomers ready for Dream Team showdown

7 August 2012

BASKETBALL: To the Boomers, their quarter-final match-up with the United States' Dream Team on Wednesday is more than just a tell-your-grandkids moment.

Thriller sees Boomers through to quarters

Thriller sees Boomers through to quarters

6 August 2012

BASKETBALL: Australia’s men’s basketball team have set up for a much-anticipated quarter-final clash with the USA with a heart-stopping win over Russia on Day 10 at the Basketball Arena.

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.