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FUTURE BRIGHT FOR AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL AFTER RIO 2016 CAMPAIGN

With the extinguishing of the Olympic flame, the Australian men's and women's national teams have officially ended their campaign with the last day of Rio 2016 signalling the end of a four-year cycle.

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AUSTRALIAN MEN FINISH FOURTH AT RIO 2016 IN HEARTBREAKING BRONZE MEDAL LOSS

The Australian men's Rio 2016 campaign has come to the cruelest of finishes, losing by a point to Spain in the bronze medal game, 89-88.

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BRONZE MEDAL GAME PREVIEW- AUSTRALIAN MEN

Following a disappointing loss to Serbia in the Semi-Final, Australia must now regroup quickly to take on Spain, who could not get past the USA in their Semi-Final, in the search for Australia’s first ever Olympic medal.

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AUSTRALIA BLOWN AWAY BY SERBIA IN RIO SEMI-FINAL

Australia have been blown away by Serbia in the Rio 2016 Semi-Final, falling 61-87 in a frustrating offensive game.

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SEMI FINAL PREVIEW- AUSTRALIAN MEN

Australia have dismantled Lithuania in the Quarter-Final, advancing to the Semi-Finals for the first time since 2000 while Serbia are aiming to repeat their success from a silver medal win in 1996.

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AUSTRALIAN MEN ADVANCE TO OLYMPIC SEMI-FINALS FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2000

Australia has dismantled Lithuania in the Rio 2016 Quarter-Final, leading from start to finish in a 90-64 victory.

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QUARTER FINAL PREVIEW- AUSTRALIAN MEN

Having finished second in their group with a 4-1 record, Australia have set up a Quarter-Final clash with Lithuania who finished third in Group B with a 3-2 record.

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SECOND POSITION IN GROUP A SECURED BY AUSSIE MEN

Australia have finished 4-1 in the group stage, their equal-best record ever at the Olympics, with an 81-56 win over Venezuela.

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AUSSIE MEN OFFICIALLY SECURE TOP FOUR PLACING IN GROUP A WITH WIN OVER CHINA

Australia has defeated China in a potential danger game in the group stage, taking their record to 3-1 with a 93-68 victory to officially secure a top-four placing.

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PREVIEW AUSTRALIA’S MEN’S AND WOMEN’S RIO OPPONENTS

With under a week until the Rio Olympic Games, take a look at who our Australian men and women will face in the group stage.

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SPIRITED AUSSIES FALL JUST SHORT OF USA IN GROUP GAME AT RIO

Australia has sent a scare through the gold medal favourites, the USA, pushing them all the way in an 88-98 loss for their first defeat of the Rio Olympics.

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AUSSIE MEN MAKE HISTORY AT RIO WITH WIN OVER SERBIA

For the first time in their Olympic history, the Australian men have won their first two games of the group stage, overcoming Serbia in a stunning 33-17 fourth quarter to record a 95-80 victory.

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AUSSIE MEN WIN FIRST GAME OF OLYMPIC GROUP GAMES SINCE 1996

The Australian men are off to the perfect start at Rio, defeating world ranked no. 5 France 87-66 in the opening game of the group stage.

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BOGUT'S RETURN SPARKS AUSTRALIA BACK TO WINNING WAYS AGAINST CHINA

The return of Andrew Bogut to the line-up has sparked Australia to an 82-53 victory over China in their final warm-up game before Rio.

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AUSTRALIA FALLS TO LITHUANIA IN PENULTIMATE WARM-UP GAME

Australia has suffered a loss to Lithuania as their warm-up tour of South America continues, falling 68-81.

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AUSTRALIA DROP SECOND GAME OF TOUR TO HOSTS BRAZIL

Australia have been unable to repeat their heroics from the first game of their South American warm-up tour, falling to Brazil in Sao Paulo, 96-67.

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BOOMERS AND OPALS SET FOR FINAL WARM-UP GAMES BEFORE AUGUST

The helloworld Boomers and Jayco Opals are set to tour the Americas in their final warm-up before August.

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AUSTRALIA CLINCHES COMEBACK WIN OVER ARGENTINA IN WARM-UP GAME

A strong defensive performance and a wide spread of scorers has seen Australia record a comeback victory against Argentina in their first official hit-out in South America as we countdown to Rio.

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