Monthly Archives: August 2008

Opals fall to USA, win silver medal

THE Opals failed to break their silver spell early this morning after going down to the US for the third consecutive Olympics, writes James Dampney for AAP.

USA ends Boomers dream

It took just two minutes after half time for the USA to shatter the Boomers' dream of an unthinkable upset in the men's basketball quarter finals at the Beijing Olympics tonight, with the unbackable gold medal favourites winning 116-85, Mitchell Murphy writes for Fairfax.