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Landmark decisions see Australian women's basketball on the rise

Landmark decisions see Australian women's basketball on the rise

The decision to award Australia hosting rights for the 2022 FIBA World Cup caps off a huge two days for Australian women's basketball. 27 Mar 2020
Australia to host 2022 basketball World Cup

Australia to host 2022 basketball World Cup

Australia has been chosen to host the 2022 FIBA Basketball World Cup, which is due to be held across September and October in Sydney. 27 Mar 2020
Glittering Australian legacy guiding one of the world’s greatest teenage basketballers

Glittering Australian legacy guiding one of the world’s greatest teenage basketballers

Prodigious Aussie point guard Shyla Heal is considered one of the best teenage basketballers in the world. But she’s following in hallowed footsteps. 22 Feb 2020
3 Things We Learned: Australian Opals v New Zealand

3 Things We Learned: Australian Opals v New Zealand

All the analysis from the Australian Opals’ impressive 82 – 44 victory against New Zealand in their second FIBA Asia Cup match. 25 Sep 2019
3 Things We Learned: Australian Opals v The Philippines

3 Things We Learned: Australian Opals v The Philippines

All the analysis from the Australian Opals’ colossal 123 – 57 win against the Philippines, in the first game of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup. 25 Sep 2019
WNBA superstars named in Opals squad

WNBA superstars named in Opals squad

Liz Cambage will once again spearhead an all-star Opals cast heading into the 2019 FIBA Asian Cup. 18 Aug 2019
Opal forced into medical retirement

Opal forced into medical retirement

Australian Opal Alexandra Bunton announced her retirement on Thursday. 26 Jul 2019
Opals Squad Announced

Opals Squad Announced

Ahead of a big year that includes the 2019 FIBA women’s Asia Cup (22-29 September) and the start of the FIBA women’s qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics and 2022 FIBA World Cup, the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad has been announced. 10 Jan 2019
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