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...
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.
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.
Paul Mulvey, London Liz Cambage hated basketball as a kid and her opponents could well be wishing she still did.
Samantha Lane A row has erupted over the second-class treatment female Olympians receive compared to their male counterparts, including Australia's women basketballers.
Samantha Lane Federal sports minister Kate Lundy has hit out at the discrimination that resulted in Australia's women Olympic basketballers flying to London in economy class, while the men travelled in business...
Olympic champion Rafa Nadal's withdrawal from the London Games because of injury deprived the tournament of one of its biggest attractions and left Spain reeling on Thursday.
Samantha Lane Basketball Australia has been embarrassed into action after revelations about economy versus business seats.
Samantha Lane BASKETBALL Australia is set to rewrite an inequitable travel policy that saw the male members of the Olympic team fly to London in business class while the female team travelled in premium economy.
Michael Cowley, Manchester Stephanie Rice says she is as ready as she can be to defend her three Olympic gold medals.
VILLENEUVE-D'ASCQ: The women's basketball team got off to a great start on the first day of a pre-Olympics warm-up tournament by comprehensively beating China.
Chris Barrett LONDON: Girl power is in full swing in London and one of Australia's greatest male Olympic figures, Ric Charlesworth, is leading the call for a woman to carry the flag into Friday's opening ceremony.
Michael Cowley MANCHESTER: Stephanie Rice says she is as ready as she can be to defend her three Olympic gold medals - but admits that, after the struggles she has endured with her shoulder injury, she doesn't know...
Richard Hinds Nine and Foxtel won the battle for Olympic coverage. But, asks Richard Hinds, who will win the battle for viewers?
ON Friday night, London time, the 2012 Olympics will kick off with the traditional over-the-top opening ceremony: this one costing $41 million; directed by Slumdog Millionaire's Danny Boyle with an...
Josh Rakic 10 must-watch athletes, teams and events.
THE Olympic torch arrived in London yesterday and spent the night in the Tower of London for safekeeping ahead of its journey around the British capital before it is used to light the cauldron at the...
Michael Gleeson, Samantha Lane, Mick Cowley, Gary Tippet The Sun-Herald presents 10 moments you cannot miss in the 2012 London Olympics.