11 Aug 2012

Basketball finalists in 2008 repeat

10:04 am on 11 August 2012

The United States and Spain will play for the gold medal in the Olympic men's basketball tournament on Sunday after they beat Argentina and Russia in their respective semi-finals.

Spain beat Russia 67-59 in the first semi-final on Friday and USA, the defending champion, beat Argentina 109-83 to set up a repeat of the 2008 final in Beijing.