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France to face U.S. for gold

Updated: August 10, 2012, 1:24 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- France just doesn't want the Olympic party to end.

Singing and dancing their way around the court after knocking off another women's basketball power, France advanced to its first gold medal game with a 81-64 victory over Russia on Thursday.

Edwige Lawson-Wade scored 18 points and Emilie Gomis added 15 points for France, which will play the U.S. on Saturday in a matchup of the only two unbeaten teams in the tournament.

While the French found ways to win tight games ...

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