Stephanie Rice watches on as the Boomers take on the US basketball team, but who was she cheering for?
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"I love how Kobe [Bryant] has his wife with him at the Olympics, yet still surrounded by groupies!!! Some women need to get a grip, ASAP!"
Opals star Elizabeth Cambage takes a swipe at swimmer Stephanie Rice who is rumoured to have had a fling with US basketballer Kobe Bryant in the Olympic village.
"She asked me, how many days now before I train. She wants to get back and keep moving, otherwise her body will stiffen up."
Sally Pearson's coach Sharon Hannan says having a rest after winning gold is the furthest thing from the hurdler's mind.
"The sweetest and most incredible victory of my career."
Anna Meares on her gold medal sprint where she beat arch rival Victoria Pendleton.
"Good luck to anybody trying to tell me that someone is happier than me right now."
Australian sailor Tom Slingsby after winning gold in the Laser class.
"You have to give credit to Blake. He works harder than me but, when it comes to business, I know what to do. He is going to be better next time."
Usain Bolt has the utmost respect for Jamaican teammate Yohan Blake, but still feels the need to run it in just a little bit after beating him in the 100-metres final.
"Not during the races, but I sure did before in warm-up … there was just something about getting into chlorine water that you just automatically go."
US swimmer Ryan Lochte admits to urinating in the Olympic warm-up pool.
"It's unbelievable. We didn't expect a Beatle to be here. It's not often that you can say you've waved and blown a kiss at a Beatle."
Who needs gold when you can catch a sighting of Paul McCartney at the velodrome? British cyclist Laura Trott apparently, who also won gold, which wasn't nearly as exciting.
"It's just time to move on. There are other things I want to do in my life. I'm not sure staring at a black line for four hours a day is one of them."
Michael Phelps is ready to give the game away winning 18 gold medals since his Olympic debut in Athens 2004.
"He [Dustin Fletcher] is going to be the only player to have played in a premiership and, 20 years later, go to that reunion still playing."
Western Bulldogs great Brad Johnson marvels at the longevity of Essendon's Dustin Fletcher.
"When you look a teammate in the eye and ask something of him, you expect you are going to receive that. And that's the most disappointing thing."
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley explains why the club had no option other than to ban Dane Swan for two matches after he breached the players' no-alcohol pact.
"The saddest part about this is that spectators just love watching me play and I love playing for England."
Humble Kevin Pietersen is considering retiring from Test cricket after clashing with England cricket chiefs over his desire to play in the IPL.
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