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Quick recap: Australia stun France in Rio opener

Many believed that France would be one of the few challengers to the United States' path to an expected third straight Olympic gold medal...
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Rio 2016 Men’s Basketball Tournament (day 1)

The Australian Boomers and France tipped-off the men's tournament in Rio with the question being: who will be able to give the USA a...

Rio 2016 Women’s Basketball Tournament (day 1)

The Olympic basketball tournament got underway in Rio with a clash between two countries that have braved numerous terror attacks over the past year...

Olympic Opening Ceremony paves the way for start of Basketball Tournament

Rio De Janiero has welcomed the world for the 31st Olympic Games as the basketball tournament starts later today. The spectators inside the infamous Maracana...
Euroleague Basketball

EuroLeague and EuroCup firepower at the Rio Olympics

There will be a strong mix of EuroLeague and EuroCup talent at the Rio Olympics, which is due to tip-off tomorrow. In total, there will...
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Draymond Green roasts Klay Thompson’s Olympic accreditation

The USA men's basketball side collected their Rio 2016 credentials yesterday as they settle in Brazil for what is expected to be the full...

Celine Dumerc to miss Rio Olympics

After capturing so much attention at London 2012, France's Celine Dumerc will not be doing the same thing in Rio. Dumerc has been ruled out...
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Olympic Women’s Basketball Tournament preview: A competition for runner-up?

A negative headline to begin the preview for the Olympic women's basketball tournament in Rio but ever since the Atlanta Games in 1996, the...

Nine AfroBasket winners on Nigeria’s 12-man roster for Rio Olympics

Nigeria have released their 12-man roster for the upcoming Rio Olympics with nine returnees from their 2015 Afrobasket success in Tunisia  The three players that...

Juan Carlos Navarro realises the long road to Olympic glory

Ahead of their flight to Rio de Janeiro, veteran Spanish guard Juan Carlos Navarro was quick to stress the importance of performing every night...

Milos Teodosic injured in Serbia’s loss to Argentina

Ahead of their first Olympic appearance since 2008 and Serbia are sweating over their star point guard Milos Teodosic. The CSKA Moscow guard injured his...

Venezuela set roster for Rio 2016

Venezuela coach Nestor Garcia named his final 12-man roster for next week's Olympic basketball tournament in Rio following their most recent warm-up game, an...

NBC Olympics reporter Craig Sager to miss Rio Games

Veteran basketball reporter Craig Sager will not be roaming the Carioca Arena sidelines in Rio as he will remain in the USA to prepare...

Spain names final 12-man roster for Rio Olympics

With Marc Gasol out of the picture, Spain have announced their final roster for the Rio Olympics that start in just over a week. Eurobasket...

Anderson Verejao to miss Rio Olympics

Olympic basketball tournament hosts Brazil have been dealt a blow so close to the Games in Rio as Anderson Verejao will be out with...

When DeMar DeRozan made us lose it

So in the early hours of this morning, the USA made it three wins on the bounce by easing past China 107-57 in a...
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Lithuania – Australia warm-up game cancelled due to leaking roof in Buenos Aires

It is a rare thing that a modern basketball game is cancelled due to weather conditions, especially in high level of play. But that's...
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Olympic Basketball Tournament: Spain to rule the South American Giants? (Group B look)

When Sergio Scariolo first left the Spanish national team mere hours after guiding his nation to an Olympic silver medal at London 2012 -...

Olympic Basketball Tournament: USA all the way? (Group A look)

Usually a team stacked with the NBA's elite at the Olympics, this year the USA are without those superstars but are still the hot...

DeAndre Jordan airballs free throw, USA bench laughs

Team USA are 2-0 in exhibition play as they routed China 106-57 in Los Angeles in the early hours of this morning. Among the many...

Vincent Collet on Evan Fournier’s omission: Our backcourt has done more than enough to...

France coach Vincent Collet has cleared up some questions placed on him regarding Evan Fournier's omission from the national team ahead of the Rio...

Serbia announce final roster for Rio 2016

Serbia coach Sasha Djordevic has revealed his final 12 for the Rio Olympics. The Serbs qualified for the Games via the Olympic Qualifiers which they...

Olympic hosts Brazil announce final roster without two key figures

Rio 2016 hosts Brazil have announced their final roster for the summer games but they will be without the services of Tiago Splitter, who...

Croatia stick with 12-man roster that won FIBA Olympic Qualifiers for Rio 2016

Croatia coach Aco Petrovic is sticking with what he knows, by naming the same 12 players for his final roster that won the FIBA...
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