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Olympics, day one in the books

If you missed last night’s opening ceremonies, or want to watch them and get chills again, the video is here.

Lauren Jackson lead the way for the Australian contingent.

Hoopfeed has a great schedule and results page for all of the games, through the finals.

There are 38 current and former WNBA players on Olympic rosters.

Today’s results:

China 66, Czech Republic 57
Russia 58, Canada 53
Turkey 72, Angola 50
USA 81, Croatia 56
France 73, Brazil 58
Australia 74, Great Britain 58

The US overcame sloppy play to beat Croatia.

Coach and player comments.

Photo gallery.

The team is focused on their fifth consecutive gold.

Don’t assume the US is going to win the gold.

Becky Hammon and Russia had to rally to beat Canada.

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