USA Women Wins Fifth-Straight Olympic Gold Medal

USA remained on top of the women’s basketball world after hammering out an 86-50 win over France to win the gold medal in the women’s basketball competition of the 2012 London Olympics. Heading into the game as an overwhelming favorite, USA got off to a strong start, but France managed to keep themselves within striking […]

Australia Claims London Olympic Bronze with Win Over Russia

Australia wanted to win the gold medal this year, but they failed after losing to USA in the semifinals. But despite falling short from their goal, Australia won’t go home without a medal after claiming the bronze with a convincing 83-74 win over Russia in final day women’s basketball action of the 2012 London Olympics. […]

France to Meet USA in Their First-Ever Olympic Finals Stint

France continues to surprise the skeptics as they extended their Cinderella run with an 81-64 win over Russia to arrange a gold-medal duel with USA in the women’s basketball competition of the 2012 London Olympics. Edwidge Lawson-Wade had another impressive offensive night as she finished with 18 points and five assists, while Emilie Gomis added […]

USA Avoids Upset with 86-73 Win to Reach Olympic Finals

Australia was in control for almost the entire three periods before USA unleashed a decisive rally to escape with an 86-73 win on Thursday night to advance to the finals of the 2012 London Olympics women’s basketball tournament. Trailing for almost the entire match, USA started to find their deadly form in the third quarter […]

USA Collides with Australia, France Faces Russia in London Olympics Semifinals

The women’s basketball competition of the 2012 London Olympics reaches its medal round today as the top four teams in the tournament continue their bid to get the gold in the biennial event. Tournament favorite USA collides with Australia in the first semifinals match of the day in a rematch of their past four medal […]

2012 London Olympics Women’s Basketball Quarterfinal Results

From twelve teams, the field is now down to four teams after a drama-filled quarterfinal matches in the ongoing 2012 London Olympics women’s basketball competition. USA opened the final-eight festivities by sending a strong message to the rest of the field with a dominating 91-48 win over Canada, who did not find their rhythm after […]

Lauren Jackson to Carry Australian Flag in Olympic Opening Ceremony

Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson will have another milestone in her fruitful basketball career after being selected to carry the Australian flag in the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics on Friday. Jackson, who will be competing in her fourth Olympics, was selected based on her illustrious contributions to the Australian Opals aside from being […]

USA Cruise Past Great Britain in Manchester

USA women were caught napping in the opening period but buckled down immediately to score a dominating 88-63 win over Great Britain in an exhibition match on Wednesday night in Manchester. Great Britain started the game playing with a lot of sense of urgency, building a 21-10 lead in the opening period. However, USA answered […]

Becky Hammon Confirms Availability for Russia in London

Becky Hammon confirmed that she will be playing for Russia in the upcoming 2012 London Olympics where the Russian squad will be one of the teams to watch out for. Hammon, who was criticized when she decided to play for Russia as a naturalized player, has been a key figure in Russia’s success in recent […]

Opals Looking to Challenge USA for the Gold on London

The Australian Opals have started their preparation early as they bid give their bitter rivals USA a run for the gold medal in the upcoming 2012 London Olympics. The Opals have already started their training camp at the Australian Institute of Sports earlier than planned, which their earliest preparation in recent years for an Olympic […]