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||Olympics: U.S. women's basketball team advances to semis
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At the Tokyo Olympics, the U.S. women's basketball team advanced to the semifinals thanks to a 79-55 victory over Australia on Aug. 4.
Last month in Las Vegas, the Australians stunned the Americans in an exhibition game, making a huge second-half comeback to pull out what looked like a statement victory, according to ESPN.com .
Australia entered the tournament as the No. 2-ranked team in the world behind Team USA.
Breanna Stewart played the finest Olympic game of her career, scoring 20 of her 23 points in the first half to help the Americans leap out to a huge lead and never waver.
The United States' Olympic winning streak is now at 53 games, and next up will be Serbia, on Aug. 6. Serbia upset China 77-70.
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