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France shocks Team USA in Olympics men's basketball opener

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Team USA men's basketball is off to a rough start at the Tokyo Olympics. France snapped Team USA's 24-game win streak, 83-76, in the first game of the group stage Sunday night. The French went on a 16-2 run to knock off the U.S. With the U.S. leading 74-73 and about a minute to play, France's Guerschon Yabusele dove for a ball that was heading out of bounds in the corner.


France's Nic Batum delivers game-saving block in Olympics against Slovenia, will play for gold medal

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. France narrowly defeated Slovenia in the Tokyo Olympics men's basketball semifinals matchup, 90-89. Nic Batum played the role of savior in the final seconds. Slovenia's Luka Doncic passed the ball to Klemen Prepelic with less than 10 seconds remaining in the game.


Olympics 2021: Team USA men's basketball players frustrated with offense amid France loss, report says

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Team USA men's basketball was put on notice Sunday night when the team shockingly lost to France in the first game of Group A of the Tokyo Olympics. U.S. head coach Gregg Popovich has particularly been under the microscope going into the Olympics after losing two exhibition games and a new report shed light on how the locker room is feeling amid the downturn. U.S. men's basketball players are frustrated about having to run the San Antonio Spurs' offensive sets during games, The Athletic reported Sunday.


Wilson leads US to quarters with 93-82 win over France

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. The U.S. can do something no other women's basketball team can at the Tokyo Games: bring former WNBA MVPs Tina Charles and Sylvia Fowles off the bench. The Americans' depth in the post continues to be the difference for the U.S. "We know that's the strength of our team at the moment, and we try to keep them as much as possible," U.S. coach Dawn Staley said. "And fortunately for us, they've delivered."


Griner leads US to gold medal game with 79-59 win vs Serbia

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Soon after the U.S. women finished off Serbia to reach the Olympic gold medal game, members of the Japanese military honor guard started practicing for the medal ceremony. The U.S. already knows that drill. Brittney Griner had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Americans beat the Serbians 79-59 on Friday to advance to title game.