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Rio 2016 Men’s Basketball Tournament (day 9)

It is the penultimate day in the group stage of the men's tournament and following a fright against Serbia, the USA looked for a...

Rio 2016 Women’s Basketball Tournament (day 9)

Today saw the final day of group stage action in the women's basketball tournament. The USA looked to make it 5-0 when they faced...
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Lithuania played like schoolboys according to coach Kazlauskas

Lithuania coach Jonas Kazlauskas was bitterly upset at his side's humiliating 109-59 loss to Spain at the Rio Olympics, liking it to men against...

Rio 2016 Men’s Basketball Tournament (day 8)

Spain and Lithuania competed in a rematch of last year's Eurobasket final, but there was no question what the game of the day was...

Rio 2016 Women’s Basketball Tournament (day 8)

Group A concludes with Australia needing to defeat Belarus in its last game to guarantee top spot in the pool for which they currently...

Rio 2016 Men’s Basketball Tournament (day 7)

Day seven of the Rio Olympics sees quarter-final spots assured and teams eliminated as the day's play is highlighted by a re-run of the...

Rio 2016 Women’s Basketball Tournament (day 7)

Eurobasket Women holders Serbia are still looking for their first win at the Rio Games and have a good chance as they face China...

Rio 2016 Men’s Basketball Tournament (day 6)

Croatia take on hosts Brazil and Lithuania face-off against Argentina in a battle of the undefeated teams in Group B of the Olympic basketball...

Rio 2016 Women’s Basketball Tournament (day 6)

Group A will slowly begin to take shape as the hosts look to save their Olympic tournament with a challenging encounter against France, but...

European champions a combined 0-5 but all is not lost

The Serbian women's national team's defeat to the USA still leaves them searching for their first win at Rio 2016. And with Spain's men...

Rio 2016 Men’s Basketball Tournament (day 5)

Group A of the Olympic basketball tournament reaches the half-way point with France, Serbia, Australia and USA all in action with China and Venezuela...

Rio 2016 Women’s Basketball Tournament (day 5)

After having the spotlight to themselves yesterday, Group A have taken a well earned day of rest, leaving Group B to take to the...

Rio 2016 Men’s Basketball Tournament (day 4)

Hosts Brazil and one of the USA's supposed nearest challengers Spain faced off against each other in what is the pick of the three...

Rio 2016 Women’s Basketball Tournament (day 4)

Day four of the women's basketball tournament marks a rest day for the teams in Group B, as the two undefeated teams in Group...

Brief history of Olympic basketball

Basketball in the Olympics debuted during the Berlin games of 1936. Now in 2016, we are celebrating its 80th year in this much awaited...

Rio 2016 Men’s Basketball Tournament (day 3)

Serbia and Australia highlighted day three of the Rio Olympics as Patty Mills and Milos Teodosic locked horns in an intriguing battle at the...

Rio 2016 Women’s Basketball Tournament (day 3)

The USA begin day three of the Rio 2016 women's basketball tournament aiming to make it two wins out of two against a talented...

Rio 2016 Men’s Basketball Tournament (day 2)

Day two of the Olympic men's basketball tournament saw Group B begin their campaigns with Spain, Lithuania and the hosts Brazil in action. Group A...

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