Phil Lutton Not long after his band of merry NBA megastars had torn the beating heart from the chest of arch-rivals Argentina, Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski was handing out praise for the fighting spirit of...
Australia played the USA in the Men's Basketball Quarterfinal in London with the USA winning a comfortable 119-86 victory.
Robert Dillon and Chris Dutton Opals coach Carrie Graf has made the remarkable claim that some international basketball teams ‘‘strategically’’ lose matches but denied Australia endorsed such policies or that it undermined the...
LeBron James has declared his gold-medal winning United States "one of the best teams ever" as the group of superstars combined to clinch Olympic Games glory against Spain in a final score of 107-100.
The injury-hit United States named its 12-man basketball squad for the London Olympics, with Blake Griffin, Andre Iguodala and James Harden nabbing the final three roster spots.
Chris Dutton He destroyed Britain and now Patrick Mills has set his sights on leading the Australian Boomers to one of the biggest upsets in Olympic Games basketball history.
Chris Dutton IT COULD have been simply an off day, but Russia's loss to France in the women's basketball is certain to reignite the tanking debate after their last Olympic Games pool match.
Michael Cowley Michael Phelps has a simple message for James Magnussen: Olympics don't get any easier, but a disappointment on sport's largest stage can prove to be a catalyst for greatness – as it was for...
Scott Spits Spectators will want to catch the women's pole vault final and men's 400m final in athletics.
Greg Baum Last night, Mitchell Watt represented Australia's last fingerhold on its Olympic dignity.
Samantha Lane The head of international badminton has defended the sport's position at the Olympics in light of the scandalous disqualification of eight athletes for deliberately throwing matches.
Caroline Wilson, London Olympic chief John Coates has urged Australian swimming to ''have a look at themselves'' and also blamed the federal government's failure to introduce compulsory school sport in the wake of...
Chris Dutton It could have simply been an off day but Russia’s loss to France in the women’s basketball has reignited the tanking debate after a bizarre performance in their last Olympic Games pool match.
Phil Lutton It's the day we've all been waiting for ... men's 100m final day. The day when Usain Bolt can etch his name in history by defending his crown as the world's fastest man.
Australia's Patrick Mills sank a three-pointer at the game-ending buzzer to give the Boomers a thrilling 82-80 triumph over previously undefeated Russia at the Olympic men's basketball tournament.
Glenda Kwek Less than 10 seconds on the track and more than $19 million in sponsorships ... and that was before this morning's 100-metre final.
Chris Dutton A Patrick Mills buzzer-beater will send the Australian Boomers into the quarter finals oozing with confidence as they toppled Russia on Monday.
Phil Lutton Well-known American rapper Ludacris was in the crowd for the USA-Argentina match at the Olympic Basketball Arena, but he wasn't the only thing ludicrous about the show.
Samantha Lane ATHLETES are angry. Officials are embarrassed. But more significantly, Olympic competition is tainted.
Daniel Sankey Australia has been waiting nine days for its second gold medal of the 2012 London Olympics — finally, that wait could be over today with Tom Slingsby sailing for gold in the Laser class.