London Eye: Super Sheila claims slam dunk history

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The Independent Online

It looks like London has seen the first ever slam dunk in Olympic women's basketball, scored yesterday by Liz Cambage in Australia's 70-66 victory over Russia.

The sport's international federation, FIBA, were unable to confirm whether the 6ft 7in Australian's feat was a Games first but Cambage was still on a high after the game.

"It's good to finally do it and get everyone off my back about it," said the 20-year-old.

"I was wide open and I felt it and just did it. It was an out-of-body experience. I wasn't thinking about it."

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Know I'm biased, but the buzz now track and field has started has taken Olympic Park to another level #London2012

Jonathan Edwards

Atmosphere in the stands at Eton Dorney fantastic today. Got to be the best Olympic venue?!

Chris Bartley, GB rower

@tomclevz23 will you guys be in the village until your done? Would be cool to meet you and giggsy.

Brett Morse, GB discus

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