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    Tokyo Olympics schedule: Swimming finals, women's road race and Boomers all in action
     25 July 2021
    Medals will be awarded in the pool with the first swimming finals, and on the road with the women's road race, plus the Boomers get their campaign off and running. Here are the Olympic events to watch out for from Tokyo on Sunday, July 25.
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    3x3 basketball is making its debut at the Tokyo Olympics. Here's what you need to know
    24 Jul: It's a fast, athletic and aggressive brand of basketball dominated by the sorts of skills and plays you're likely to see at the neighbourhood park — and now it's at the Olympic Games.... more
    The Wellington Saints are National Basketball League champions after a nail-biting 77-75 victory over the Hawke's Bay Hawks in the final in Porirua
    24 Jul: The Wellington Saints are National Basketball League champions after a nail-biting 77-75 victory over the Hawke's Bay Hawks in the final in Porirua... more
    Tokyo Olympics to debut new sports, including skateboarding, surfing, sport climbing and karate
    22 Jul: Depending on how you count it, there are anywhere between four and eight "new" sports at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Here's what they are, how they'll be contested and when you can watch.... more
    In one of the greatest feats at Milwaukee since The Fonz swaggered into town on Happy Days, Giannis Antetokounmpo's 50-point performance has clinched the Bucks an NBA basketball championship for the first time in 50 years
    22 Jul: In one of the greatest feats at Milwaukee since The Fonz swaggered into town on Happy Days, Giannis Antetokounmpo's 50-point performance has clinched the Bucks an NBA basketball championship for the first time in 50 years... more
    Squash players Paul Coll and Joelle King have the chance to reach the world championships semifinals in Chicago today
    21 Jul: Squash players Paul Coll and Joelle King have the chance to reach the world championships semifinals in Chicago today... more
    Wellington Saints guard Dion Prewster has signed with Melbourne United for the Australian Basketball league season
    21 Jul: Wellington Saints guard Dion Prewster has signed with Melbourne United for the Australian Basketball league season... more
    The Milwaukee Bucks have rallied from 16 points down to win game five of the NBA finals against the Suns in Phoenix
    18 Jul: The Milwaukee Bucks have rallied from 16 points down to win game five of the NBA finals against the Suns in Phoenix... more
    29 three-pointers have been behind the Wellington Saints' demolition of the Franklin Bulls in the National Basketball League
    17 Jul: 29 three-pointers have been behind the Wellington Saints' demolition of the Franklin Bulls in the National Basketball League... more
    Not even cancer can keep Alex Pledger away from the basketball court
    15 Jul: Not even cancer can keep Alex Pledger away from the basketball court... more

     Most Popular Recent Basketball News
     28 Jun: The Milwaukee Bucks have taken a 2-1 lead in the NBA eastern conference finals +++++
     11 Jul: There are two players on the New Zealand Breakers roster that guard Tai Webster's excited to share the court with +++++
     09 Jul: The Phoenix Suns head to Milwaukee for games three and four with a comfortable two games to nil lead under their belts in the NBA finals ++++
     02 Jul: The Milwaukee Bucks withstood the absence of star Giannis Antetokounmpo to beat the Atlanta Hawks 123-112 for a 3-2 lead in the NBA Eastern Conference finals ++++
     27 Jun: Tall Blacks forward Tom Vodanovich has signed a one-year extension with Australian basketball league side the Sydney Kings +++
     18 Jul: The Milwaukee Bucks have rallied from 16 points down to win game five of the NBA finals against the Suns in Phoenix +++
     14 Jul: Boomers thrash Nigeria 108-69 in Olympic Games warm-up series in Las Vegas +++

     Basketball NewsLinks
      26 Jul: Watch u.s. miss shot after shot in first olympic basketball defeat since 2004 ()
      25 Jul: What is 3x3 basketball? (BBCWorld)
      23 Jul: Emily ratajkowski sponsors bantry basketball club in county cork (BBCWorld)
      22 Jul: Tokyo olympics: is the usa 'dream team' era coming to an end? (BBCWorld)
      22 Jul: Wellington saints' standout dion prewster rediscovers his love for basketball (Stuff.co.nz)
      22 Jul: Sue bird and eddy alvarez chosen as flag bearers for olympics opening ceremony ()
      21 Jul: Basketball: giannis antetokounmpo scores 50 to lead milwaukee bucks to first nba title in 50 years (NZ Herald)
      21 Jul: The hijabi referee making olympic history (BBCWorld)
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    Hockey:
    Spain and the men's Black Sticks are level 3-all in the fourth quarter of their hockey match this evening 4:36

    Hockey:
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    Sailing:
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    General:
    A possible Olympic Games medal beckons for New Zealand rowers Hannah Osborne and Brooke Donoghue in the double sculls 20:46

    Law and Order:
    Wellington Police enquiries are continuing after a person being was found injured at a Vogeltown address around 2:45 this afternoon 19:36

    Soccer:
    Oly Whites striker Chris Wood's keen to see their historic start at the Olympic Games continue 18:56

    General:
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    Tennis:
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