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4 August 2016

The Australian women’s basketball team has made the podium its second home over the past 20 years, medalling in every Olympic Games from 1996 to 2012. With the streak now at five straight medals, this year’s unit is determined to follow in the footsteps of their predecessors.

Fourth times a charm for Andersen

Fourth times a charm for Andersen

3 August 2016

David Andersen and his basketball team mates are refusing to put a limit on what they can achieve in Rio, with a gold medal on the agenda.

Big opponents, big goals for men’s basketball

Big opponents, big goals for men’s basketball

3 August 2016

The Australian men’s basketballers have high aspirations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The gold medal for humour

The gold medal for humour

3 August 2016

There's a reason Australian basketballer Damian Martin can't stop smiling.

Basketball women arrive in Rio with preparation on track

Basketball women arrive in Rio with preparation on track

3 August 2016

The Australian women’s basketball team arrived into Rio on Tuesday and will hit the court almost immediately after settling into the Athletes' Village.

Australia v Brazil: The top 10 match-ups

Australia v Brazil: The top 10 match-ups

1 August 2016

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be a sea of green and gold with local fans, and a few Aussies, heading out to cheer their athletes to the top of the podium.

Plan ahead for key Aussie events at Rio Games

Plan ahead for key Aussie events at Rio Games

1 August 2016

Australian athletes have been training for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for years. This week the dream becomes reality, the countdown ends and the competition begins.

Bogut set for Olympic start

Bogut set for Olympic start

1 August 2016

The Australian men's basketball team have been buoyed by the return of star centre Andrew Bogut, who had his first hit out in more than six weeks in the Boomers' 82-53 Olympic Games warm-up win against China.

Final touches for Rio venues

Final touches for Rio venues

31 July 2016

The Olympic rings and flags hang high in Olympic Park; as high as the hopes of the 11,000 athletes from around the world competing.

Aussies defeat Rio rival France

Aussies defeat Rio rival France

30 July 2016

Australia have gained a confidence boost from a clinical performance against France in the second game of their USA warm-up tour with a 76-67 victory.