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British Olympic Basketball Players

from the Guardian

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.

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

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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.

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UK Sport cuts British Basketball's Olympic funding to zero http://descrier.co.uk/uk/2014/02/uk-sport-cuts-british-basketballs-olympic-funding-zero/

LONDON - UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 03: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge meets basketball player Lauren Jackson of Australia, their flagbearer at the opening ceremony, as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Team GB House, the main operations centre situated in the Westfield Centre in Stratford on August 3, 2012 in London, England. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had requested the visit be arranged in order to allow them to say thank you to volunteers for playing their part…

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Part of the team Prince Harry talks with wheelchair-bound basketball players during the launch of the Invictus Games at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London on March 6, 2014. The Invictus Games for wounded, injured and sick service personnel will use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding of those who serve the country.

from BBC News

In pictures: GB Olympic and Paralympic kits for London 2012