Boomers want to wait on for 2020

Australia's golden age basketballers want to remain together for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to win the elusive medal they missed in Rio.

Los Angeles Lakers sign Chinese Olympian Yi

Los Angeles (AFP) - Yi Jianlian, who is fresh off an appearance with the Chinese national team at the Rio Olympics, has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA team announced.

AFP

US women dominate basketball

The Americans made it six women's basketball titles in a row after comfortably beating Spain in the Olympic Games final.

AAP

US to play for women's basketball gold

The US will meet Spain in the gold medal match in the women's basketball tournament at the Rio Olympics after beating France 86-67 in their semi-final.

AP