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Liz Cambage in training with the Opals ahead of the Selection Announcement for the London 2012 Olympic Games on 22 June 2012 in Melbourne.

BASKETBALL: Australia's women's basketball team take on homeside Great Britain on the opening day of competition. Follow the action here>>>

BASKETBALL: Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony and other members of the superstar USA men’s basketball team have warned of the ability of Australian star Patty Mills to be one of the dominant players at these Olympics.

Members of the Australian women's basketball team after travelling via the Eurostar from Paris to London before entering the Olympic Village.

BASKETBALL: After winning medals at the past four Olympics as well as the 2006 World Championship, Australia’s women’s basketball team is chasing the only thing that has eluded them over the past 20 years – an Olympic gold medal.

Basketballers Belinda Snell, Brad Newley, and Lauren Jackson attend the Australian Olympic Council 2012 Olympic Games team flag bearer announcement at the Stratford Westfield Southern Lounge on July 26, 2012 in London, England.

TEAM: Andrew Gaze knows what it is like to be a champion basketballer who carried the flag for Australia at an Olympic Games, and he says Lauren Jackson is in for a mind-blowing experience that will never leave her.

Basketballer Lauren Jackson poses after being announced as the Australian flag bearer at the Australian Olympic Council 2012 Olympic Games team flag bearer announcement at the Stratford Westfield Southern Lounge on July 26, 2012 in London, England.

TEAM: On what she says will be the proudest night of her life, basketballer Lauren Jackson will lead Australia into Olympic battle Friday night with unfinished business to attend to.

TEAM: Lauren Jackson’s big gig – and in her case, big is the operative word in every way – confirms her status as the finest female basketballer Australia has produced, perhaps the best of either gender.

Boomers coach Brett Brown talks to his players during the third match between the Australian Boomers and the New Zealand Tall Blacks at Sydney Entertainment Centre on September 11, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.

BASKETBALL: The Australian men’s basketball team arrived in London on Wednesday full of confidence and with the aim of achieving their first ever podium finish at an Olympic Games.

Members of the Australian women's basketball team after travelling via the Eurostar from Paris to London before entering the Olympic Village.

BASKETBALL: The Australian women’s basketball team arrived in London on Tuesday with one eye on a gold medal but looking straight at the blockbuster opening match of the tournament against host nation Great Britain.

BASKETBALL: The Australian Boomers have endured a rollercoaster final minute to claim the first win of their pre-Olympic tour, the major scalp of France 69-67 in Strasbourg this morning.

The Opals have gone down to France in a narrow defeat under difficult circumstances earlier this morning, losing 64-58 in France in their final warm-up game ahead of London.