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JAYCO OPALS START FIBA WORLD C'SHIPS WITH WIN OVER CUBA

The Jayco Australian Opals have recorded a convincing 90-57 win over Cuba to tip-off their 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey in winning fashion.

ABC TV - Home of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

The Jayco Australian Opals begin the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women against Cuba on Saturday night LIVE on ABC2 – the home of the Jayco Opals World Championship campaign.

Taylor and Hodges to lead Jayco Opals in Turkey

Two of the modern greats of Australian women’s basketball will lead the Jayco Australian Opals into battle, with Penny Taylor and Laura Hodges named captains for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women campaign.

WNBL star Gabe Richards earns Jayco Opals call-up

Wattle Valley WNBL star Gabrielle Richards will fly to Europe today to join-up with the Jayco Australian Opals for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey.

CHINA RESIST JAYCO OPALS LATE CHARGE IN PARIS

A Penny Taylor-inspired comeback fell agonisingly short as the Jayco Australian Opals went down to China in a thriller 76-70 in the final game of their four-nation tournament in Paris overnight.

Injury rules Cambage out of World Championships

Basketball Australia today confirmed Australian Jayco Opals star Elizabeth Cambage has been ruled out of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women campaign after suffering a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Opals bounce back with big win over France

The Jayco Australian Opals have produced a convincing display to account for France 71-55 in the second game of their pre-FIBA World Championship for Women tournament in Paris overnight.

Gallant Jayco Opals go down to USA in Paris

The Jayco Australian Opals have opened the final phase of their FIBA World Championship for Women preparation with a gallant 72-66 loss to Team USA in Paris overnight.

2014 NWBL FINALS SERIES TO BE LIVE STREAMED

In a coup for wheelchair basketball fans, the 2014 National Wheelchair Basketball League Finals Series will be streamed LIVE through the NWBL website for the first time in the league’s history.

Challenge ahead for Opals duo after WNBA title glory

Jayco Australian Opals stars Erin Phillips and Penny Taylor are riding high are guiding the Phoenix Mercury to the WNBA Championship, but the time to celebrate will be short-lived as the duo prepare to fly to Paris this week.

Opals star duo close in on WNBA Championship

Fresh from being named in the Jayco Australian Opals Team for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women star duo Penny Taylor and Erin Phillips have moved one win away from the WNBA Championship.

JAYCO OPALS TEAM NAMED FOR FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FOR WOMEN

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the Jayco Australian Opals Team to compete at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey.

Airbnb Boomers go down to Turkey

Two three-pointers in the final minute has guided Turkey to a 65-64 win over the Airbnb Australian Boomers in the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Barcelona this morning.

Airbnb Boomers to meet Turkey in Round of 16

The Airbnb Australian Boomers are Barcelona bound after finishing third in Group D to setup a crossover with Turkey in the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.

Airbnb Boomers grind out win over Mexico

The Airbnb Australian Boomers have made it three wins on the bounce, fighting off a determined Mexico to record a 70-62 victory in their penultimate Group D game at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup overnight in Gran Canaria.

Jayco Opals star duo advance to WNBA Finals

The WNBA Championship awaits Jayco Australian Opals duo Erin Phillips and Penny Taylor, with the Phoenix Mercury securing passage to the WNBA Finals after 96-78 win over the Minnesota Lynx in the deciding Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals series.

Brilliant Boomers claim defining win over Lithuania

It was a performance for the ages as the Airbnb Australian Boomers produced an inspired four-quarter effort to defeat Lithuania 82-75 at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Gran Canaria, Spain in the early hours of this morning.

INJURY FORCES JACKSON OUT OF JAYCO OPALS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS CAMPAIGN

Basketball Australia today confirmed Australian Jayco Opals star Lauren Jackson has been forced to withdraw from the 2014 FIBA World Championships campaign in order to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury.