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Fan Messages capture Australia's pride 23 August 2016 (AEDT)

Throughout the lead up to, and during, the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, our Aussie athletes have been inundated with inspiring messages from audiences watching at home.

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Women’s basketball wrap: Talented squad far from content 23 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia’s fifth place in the Olympic women’s basketball competition was clearly a disappointment to a squad that entered Rio with high medal hopes.

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Men's Basketball Wrap: Aussies depth almost reaps rewards 22 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia’s men’s basketball team fell 9.7 seconds short of its first Olympic medal, losing the bronze medal match up with Spain 89-88

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Top five target remains our future goal 22 August 2016 (AEDT)

A top five position on the Olympic medals table remains a realistic goal for Australia despite falling “well short” of ambitions in Rio, chef de mission Kitty Chiller has declared.

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Heartbreak in men’s basketball 22 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia has gone down in an epic bronze medal clash with basketball heavyweights Spain on the final day of competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Day 16 Preview 21 August 2016 (AEDT)

On the final day of competition, Australia will shoot for an historic first ever basketball medal and has three runners in the men’s marathon.

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Basketball bronze on the line 21 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia will face Spain for the bronze medal and a place in the history books in the men’s basketball competition.

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Day 14 Review 20 August 2016 (AEDT)

All the results from Day 14 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

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Men's basketball beaten by Serbia 20 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia’s men’s team will have to win a play-off for bronze against Spain on Sunday if it is gain its first medal at the Olympic Games after being outclassed by a physical Serbian team in tonight’s semi-final.

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Day 14 Preview 19 August 2016 (AEDT)

As we near the end of the Games Australia is looking strong for a couple of medals on Day 14 with prospects in athletics, BMX at least. We also have a thrilling men’s basketball game to thrill us.

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In a team of 12, everyone plays their part 19 August 2016 (AEDT)

It’s an Australian basketball team best known for the fact it contains seven members who have played in the American National Basketball Association and four who have won NBA rings, the sport’s Holy Grail.

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Australia to play Serbia for gold medal match berth 19 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia will face Serbia for a berth in the gold medal game.

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Day 12 Review 18 August 2016 (AEDT)

A big win in the basketball quarter-finals and Ken Wallace and Lachlan Tame booked their place in tomorrow’s K2 1000m final.

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Australia dominate Lithuania and shoot to semis 18 August 2016 (AEDT)

BASKETBALL: The Australian men’s team is one victory away from its first Olympic Games medal after easily disposing of Lithuania to move to the semi-final stage.

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Jump, dunk, pedal, paddle, sail - Day 12 preview 17 August 2016 (AEDT)

Another sailing medal imminent as basketballers shoot for semis.

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Sailing Gold and Silver - Day 11 review 17 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia picked up two more medals on day 11 with a gold and a silver in sailing but suffered heartbreak in the women’s basketball.

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Australia must overcome Lithuania for a shot at the medals 17 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia will play Lithuania in the men's basketball quarter-finals.

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Basketball women eliminated in shock loss 17 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia’s heartbreak in team sports has continued with our women’s basketball team going down 73-71 to Serbia in a nail-biter

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Basketballers looking to add to Olympic legacy 16 August 2016 (AEDT)

The Australian women’s basketball team will be looking to add to its proud Olympic legacy when it faces Serbia on Tuesday/

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Day 10 preview – Team sport knockout rounds 15 August 2016 (AEDT)

As we move into week two of the Games, Australia has the challenge of quarter-final knockout games in two team sports, the women’s hockey and water polo. The Canoe Sprint competition gets under way and there are medals on the line in Sailing.

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