Australia beat USA in basketball

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Australia has beaten the United States 98-94 in an international basketball game.

The loss is the first for the United States in 13 years. The game was part of a World Cup warm-up in Melbourne on Saturday.

The victory ended American’s 78-game winning streak in front of 52,079 fans – a record crowd for the sport at Docklands Stadium.

The win was the Australians first win over the Americans after 26 attempts dating back to 1964.

Australia is coached by former Breakers coach Andrej Lemanis.

The United States now face Canada in a third World Cup warm-up in Sydney on Monday.

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