Monthly Archives: September 2010

Opals succumb to USA, still advance to quarters

Australia's long basketball world championship drought against the United States has continued this morning, with the Australian Jayco Opals suffering their first defeat at the 2010 FIBA World Championship to the Americans in their second round clash 83-75 in the Czech Republic.

The rise of Cambage

At 204cm, or six-foot-eight, Australia's Liz Cambage is literally the biggest and most exciting prospect in international women's basketball.

U14 Boys Day 3 Wrap up

All the news and reviews from day 3 of rht U14 Australian Junior Championships

U14 Girls Day 3 Wrap up

All the action from the U14 Australian Junior Championships

Basketball mourns the loss of a true shining light

The Australian basketball community is in mourning following the shock passing of well-known and much-loved basketball administrator Kathy Henricks.

Opals pass French test to set up showdown with USA

Australia have warmed up for their opening world championship showdown with the United States by grinding out a tough 62-52 victory over France in the Czech Republic.

U14 Boys Day 2 wrap up

All the news and reviews from day 2 of the Australian Junior Championships

U14 Girls Day 2 Wrap up

All the news and reviews from day 2 of the Australian Junior Championships.

Youth teams selected for 2010 FIBA Oceania Youth Tournament in New Caledonia

Basketball Australia has announced the Men’s and Women’s teams who will represent Australia at the 2010 FIBA Oceania Youth Tournament in Noumea, New Caledonia.

U14 Boys Day 1 wrap

All the news and reviews from day 1 of the Boys 14 Australian Junior Championships

U14 Girls Day 1 wrap

All the news and reviews from Day 1 of the Girls U14 Australian Junior Championships.

Opals dominate Greece and send message to rest of the world

The Australian Jayco Opals have sent an ominous message to start the elimination group stage of the FIBA World Championship of basketball, routing Greece 93-54 in the Czech Republic.

Cambage comes of age

Highly-rated young Opal Liz Cambage has been slowly adjusting to life at the world championship in the Czech Republic, her first major tournament at this level.

Opals prepare for next phase

Australia have breezed into the second round of the women's basketball world championship in the Czech Republic, but much tougher tests await, starting with Greece on Monday (2330 AEST).

Depth, the Opals prized possession

Australia's supporting cast at the basketball world championship are starting to show their worth heading into the second round in the Czech Republic.

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