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Latvia takes on Russia in the group A preliminary round. In the first period of the game Russia leads 14- 7. During the second period of the game Ieva TÄre scores a 3 pointer for Lavia, giving her country the lead at 31-29 before the half time. In the last quarter, Russia turns tables and leads at 56-52, making the lead grow to achieve a 62-57 victory over Latvia. Basketball Women's Preliminary Group A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - RUS, LAT