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Olympic Upsets

French Women Stun Australia

The French women's basketball team produced a stunning overtime upset of three-time silver medalists Australia in a wildly entertaining game in the Olympic tournament.

The 74-70 victory for France marked the first Olympic defeat for Australia against a team other than the United States since 1996 and gave the winners a 2-0 record in preliminary play while dropping the losers to 1-1.

"It was a big, big victory because it was against a big team like Australia," French captain Celine Dumerc told reporters. "It was not a target for us at the beginning of the tournament but we played with desire and energy to get the win." (Full Story)

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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