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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.

Opals bounce back

Opals bounce back

2 August 2012

BASKETBALL: The Australian women’s team have bounced back from a shock loss to France by beating Brazil in the third of their preliminary-round games, but they were made to work very hard in winning, 67-61.

Boomers look no further than China

Boomers look no further than China

1 August 2012

BASKETBALL: Australian men’s basketball coach Brett Brown says he is convinced his team won’t get distracted by thoughts of the equation that looms as they prepare for their crucial third game of the preliminary rounds.

Boomers succumb to Spain

Boomers succumb to Spain

31 July 2012

MEN’S BASKETBALL: The Australian team’s bid to survive beyond the preliminary rounds got a lot more difficult after they were beaten by star-studded Spain at the basketball Arena on Day 4.

Opals suffer shock overtime loss

Opals suffer shock overtime loss

31 July 2012

BASKETBALL: Australia forced overtime via a wonder shot from Belinda Snell, but couldn’t go on to win a pulsating preliminary-round match against France at the Basketball arena on Day 3 of the Games.

Boomers bounced by Brazil

Boomers bounced by Brazil

30 July 2012

The Boomers have kicked off their London 2012 campaign with a 75-71 loss against a strong Brazilian side with game top scorer Patty Mills (18 on 8/23) unable to inspire the Aussies to an opening victory.