America's men's basketball team scored an Olympic record 156 points when they beat Nigeria at London 2012. The record fell when Andre Igoudala hit a three-point shot to make it 139-68, surpassing the previous record of 138 scored by Brazil against Egypt at Seoul 1988. The United States scored 78 points in the first half alone, beating the previous Olympic record of 72, set by that same Brazil team against China in Seoul. The US had 49 points by the end of the first quarter and reached triple figures midway through the third. In total, they made 59-of-83 shots from the field, including 29-of-46 from three-point range.
British film director Stephen Frears has worked on several critically acclaimed movies, including My Beautiful Laundrette, Dangerous Liaisons and The Queen. He is now finishing a biopic of disgraced seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, who he describes as a "conman". He speaks to David Owen about the project