Penny Taylor is back from injury and she's firing, leading the Australian women's basketball team to a 80-67 win over Canada in the first of three Olympic warm-up matches.
Australia's male basketballers have shown promising signs less than a fortnight out from the Rio Olympics with an upset victory over world No.4 Argentina.
With less than 10 days until the Opening Ceremony in Rio the Australian athletes have started arriving from all around the world. Some are competing, at training camps or just touching down.
NBA player Joe Ingles will join his Australian basketball teammates in South America just in time for the Rio Olympics after the early birth of twins.
Five-time Olympian Andrew Gaze says the Australian basketball team have plenty of talent but will need some breaks to win a long-sought first Games medal in Rio.
Winning an Olympic medal has become the norm for the women’s basketball team at the Olympics but the 12-strong team announced today are hoping for something different in Rio.