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United States defeat Spain to win gold in men’s basketball

The United States ‘redeem team’ have certainly redeemed themselves at the Beijing Olympics, not losing a single game and defeating Spain 118-107 in the final to win the gold medal.
The bronze medal was won by Argentina, who defeated Lithuania 87-75.

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Russia beat hosts Spain 60-59 to win the FIBA European basketball championships. J.R. Holden’s final score with just two seconds to go clinched the game for Russia.
Results:
Russia: Kirilenko 17+5reb, Savrasenko 10, Holden 8, Ponkrashov 8, Khryapa 7+12reb, Morgunov 4, Pashutin 3, Monya 3Samoylenko 0, Padius 0, DNP: Shabalkin, Bykov
Spain: Calderon 15, P.Gasol 14+14reb, Garbajosa [...]