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Emotional bronze for underdog Aussies

Emotional bronze for underdog Aussies

Australia's 3x3 basketball team have capped off a remarkable 2018 Youth Olympic campaign with a bronze medal. 19 Oct 2018
WNBL Round 1 Wrap

WNBL Round 1 Wrap

Round 1 of the WNBL has wrapped up and here's the goods on the results. 15 Oct 2018
Maher Inducted into Hall of Fame

Maher Inducted into Hall of Fame

Three-time Olympian and Opals great, Robyn Maher has been inducted into the Sport Australian Hall of Fame. 5 Oct 2018
Pic special: Opals v US gold medal battle

Pic special: Opals v US gold medal battle

All the action from the FIBA World Cup in Spain overnight as the Opals fell to the USA in the gold medal playoff, 56-73. Liz Cambage was named in the All Star Five. 1 Oct 2018
Opals take home silver

Opals take home silver

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have won silver at the FIBA World Cup in Spain early this morning. 1 Oct 2018
Opals to Battle for Gold

Opals to Battle for Gold

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have defeated host Spain in an epic come back from a three-quarter time deficit 72-66 in the Semi-Final. 30 Sep 2018
Hot Opals Semi Final Bound

Hot Opals Semi Final Bound

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals continue their World Cup journey after defeating China 83-42 in the Quarter-Final and captain Jenna O'Hea returns from a calf strain. 29 Sep 2018
Opals Through to Quarter-Finals

Opals Through to Quarter-Finals

The Opals remain undefeated and win through to the FIBA Women's World Cup Quarter-Finals after a 90-64 victory over Turkey. 26 Sep 2018
Opals Dominate World Cup Opponents

Opals Dominate World Cup Opponents

The fourth-ranked, Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have notched their second victory at the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup, dominating their contest against Argentina with a 84-43 win. 24 Sep 2018
Opals Start with a Win

Opals Start with a Win

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals start their 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup with a 86-68 win over Nigeria. 23 Sep 2018
Opals World Cup Squad Announced

Opals World Cup Squad Announced

Basketball Australia has named the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup with one player set to make their international debut and a couple of big names returning to the line-up. 22 Aug 2018
WNBL Fixture Released

WNBL Fixture Released

The 2018/19 Chemist Warehouse WNBL Championship fixture has been released this today with an action-packed schedule revealed. 21 Aug 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 13

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 13

Five of the six Australian players in the WNBA will be involved in the playoffs in 2018 after Liz Cambage and Cayla George's Dallas Wings joined Sami Whitcomb's Seattle Storm and Phoenix's Aussie pairing of Steph Talbot and Leilani Mitchell in the postseason after picking up a vital win over Las Vegas. Cambage also picked up the WNBA scoring title this week, but Whitcomb and Seattle have secured a bigger prize - the top seed and home advantage throughout the playoffs. 21 Aug 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 12

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 12

Phoenix clinched a playoff berth this week to ensure that no less than three Aussie players will feature in the post-season, but the Aussie-laden Dallas Wings have fallen into a dangerous late-season spiral that has threatened to derail their season. However, the undoubted story of the week was the outstanding late season form of Rebecca Allen, who eclipsed her season scoring high twice in as many games for the Liberty. 14 Aug 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 11

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 11

The WNBA regular season is reaching its climax, with three of the four teams featuring Australians in good shape to reach the playoffs. Liz Cambage continued to shatter records with her dominant play, but the news wasn't quite as good for Rebecca Allen and the New York Liberty, who were officially eliminated from playoff contention this week. 7 Aug 2018
Sapphires secure bronze at World Cup

Sapphires secure bronze at World Cup

The U17 Sapphires have cliched the bronze medal at the U17 Women's World Cup early this morning with a 57-51 win over Hungary. 30 Jul 2018
Sapphies downed by France, into Bronze medal match

Sapphies downed by France, into Bronze medal match

The Sapphires chances of defending their Under-17 World Cup title have come to an end at the hands of France. 29 Jul 2018
Sapphires semi-final bound

Sapphires semi-final bound

The U17 Sapphires are headed to the semi-finals of the FIBA U17 Women's World Cup after defeating Italy 64-46. 28 Jul 2018
Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 10

Aussie Wrap: WNBA Week 10

Liz Cambage's record-breaking performances provided one of the highlights not only of this week, but of the entire WNBA season to this point as the Opals star shot into true MVP contention with utterly dominant play. Elsewhere, Steph Talbot took advantage of some increased playing time to put together some solid performances for Phoenix. 26 Jul 2018
Sapphires into quarterfinals at U17 World Cup

Sapphires into quarterfinals at U17 World Cup

The U17 Sapphires are into the quarter-finals of the FIBA U17 Women's World Cup after defeating rivals New Zealand 77-37. 26 Jul 2018
Sapphires have scrappy win over Latvia

Sapphires have scrappy win over Latvia

The under-17 Sapphires have won their second game of the U17 World Cup as they defeated Latvia 60-41 overnight. 23 Jul 2018