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British Olympic Basketball Players

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World records for Ledecky, British cyclists and Ayana: Rio 2016, day seven – in pictures

Miroslav Raduljica of Serbia dunks in front of USA’s Kevin Durant and Paul George in the preliminary round of the basketball.

UK Sport cuts British Basketball's Olympic funding to zero

NBA star John Amaechi: Sochi athletes should break their ‘silence’ and condemn anti-gay laws in Russia

Using news with younger learners One great source of news items for students of these age groups is CBBC (BBC Children)'s Newsround. In the picture the actor Will Smith trying out some sports with athletes, boxers and basketball players from the GB Olympic team.

Gymnast wrestler fencer: What kind of Olympic bod do you have? - CNET Enlarge Image President Obamas height and weight match him up with these Olympians. Screenshot by Gael Fashingbauer Cooper/CNET Lets face it: Few of us have the well-muscled bodies of an Olympic athlete. Just watching the swimmers walk around is like an abdominal anatomy lesson. But a fun web tool from the BBC lets you see whose…