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Preview: Final day promises to be golden
The London 2012 Olympic Games come to an end with a star-studded Closing Ceremony, but there are still 15 gold medals to be handed out before the festivities commence.
12th August 2012

Review: 'Dream Team' end the dream Games
As the curtain fell on London 2012, the USA overcame some fierce resistance from Spain to land their fifth Basketball gold in the six Olympic Games since the start of the 'Dream Team' era on a gripping final day of action.
12th August 2012

USA confident ahead of Spain final
The USA are playing so well going into the men's Basketball final of London 2012 that their coach Mike Krzyzewski has joked that he barely needs to do any work.
12th August 2012

High five as USA women take title
The USA women's team extended their own record as they won a fifth straight Basketball gold medal by beating France 86-50.
11th August 2012

USA set up Spain showdown
The USA's men will face Spain for gold on Sunday in a rematch of the Beijing 2008 Olympic final after dispatching Argentina 109-83.
10th August 2012

Argentina edge out rivals Brazil
Argentina held off a late rally to beat South American rivals Brazil 82-77 and make it to the semi-finals of an Olympic Games for the third straight time.
8th August 2012

USA dominant in quarter-final
The USA remain on track for a record fifth straight Olympic gold medal in women's Basketball after routing Canada 91-48 in the quarter-finals.
7th August 2012

Spain hopes hit by defeat
Spain's medal hopes in the men's competition suffered another blow as they surrendered a late lead to lose 88-82 to Brazil.
6th August 2012

Brazil keep up charge for second
Brazil kept up the fight for the second spot in Group B of the men's Basketball competition as they beat China 98-59 to improve to 3-1.
4th August 2012

Parker on form for France
NBA star Tony Parker led France to an ultimately comfortable victory over Lithuania to leave them on the verge of a place in the London 2012 quarter-finals after an 82-74 win.
2nd August 2012

Ginobili stars for Argentina
Argentina needed to rely on Manu Ginobili's star quality as they overcame an early scare to eventually claim a 92-69 win over Tunisia in the men's Basketball competition.
2nd August 2012

Opals back on track
Australia bounced back from their upset defeat at the hands of France on Monday, but only just as they edged out Brazil 67-61.
1st August 2012

Day 2 Review: Nigeria hold on to claim win
The major players in men's international Basketball all enjoyed routine wins on Day 2 of London 2012, while Nigeria held on to win an exciting contest with Tunisia.
30th July 2012

USA men live up to their reputation
The United States' men's Basketball team lived up to their dominant reputation with a 98-71 victory over France in their opening game of London 2012.
29th July 2012

Brazil hold off Australia
Brazil held off Australia to open their Olympics Group B campaign with a win.
29th July 2012

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