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Women’s basketball

Women’s basketball
Australia’s Liz Cambage shoots over Maya Moore, right, and Tina Charles of the United States in their semifinal match. (Pool / Getty Images)
Women’s basketball
Members of Team USA celebrate after beating Australia to advance to the finals and a chance for a gold medal. (Charles Krupa / Associated Press)
Diana Taurasi
Diana Taurasi, center, battles Australia’s Lauren Jackson, left, for a loose ball in their semifinal game.  (Charles Krupa / Associated Press)
Geno Auriemma
Team USA head coach Geno Auriemma told reporters his team considers anything less than a gold-medal finish unacceptable. (Eric Gay / Associated Press)
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Turkey’s Yasemin Horasan battles United States’ forward Asjha Jones for a rebound in a preliminary game. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Tamika Catchings
Tamika Catchings wrestles the ball from Turkey’s Kuanitra Hollingsvorth in a preliminary game. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Women’s basketball
French players celebrate their advancement to the gold medal match to face the United States. France beat Russia, 81-64 in the semifinals. (Timothy A. Clary / AFP/Getty Images)
Women’s basketball
France’s Emmeline Ndongue, left, and Isabelle Yacoubou trap Russia’s Becky Hammon on a drive to the basket. (Charles Krupa / Associated Press)
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