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The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals sail through first game in Malaysia

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have sailed through their first game of the FIBA Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Malaysia last night defeating Chinese Taipei by 33 points.

Leilani Mitchell at the 2019 Asia Cup, AUS v TPE

Chemist Warehouse Opals Travel to Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have begun their journey to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, travelling to Kuala Lumpur for the FIBA Women’s Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

Women's 3x3 Olympics dream remains alive

The Olympic dream remains alive for the Australian women who have booked a spot in FIBA’s 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) to be held in India from the 18th to 22nd of March 2020.

Australia Shines at INAS Global Games

The INAS Global Games concluded in Brisbane on the weekend with brilliant results achieved by the Pearls and Boomerangs.

Werribee Basketball to host 2021 Australian Under-18 Championships & Kevin Coombs Cup

Basketball Australia is thrilled to announce Werribee Basketball has secured the hosting rights of the 2021 Australian U18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup.

Opals Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament Squad Announced

Basketball Australia have announced the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad of 19 for their Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament, held from November 10 to 18. The Tournament will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and represents the new qualification system. Pre-Olympic qualification

Australian Spinners U-23 Junior Men's Squad for Shellharbour training camp ready to compete

The Australian Spinners U23 Junior Men's wheelchair basketball squad is ready to take part in the Training Camp in Shellharbour and SLAM Down Under Festival, to be held in Wollongong, October 11-13.

Ballarat set to host 2020 Australian Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup

Basketball Australia are pleased to announce that the 2020 Australian Under-18 Championships & Kevin Coombs Cup will be hosted by Basketball Ballarat at the brand-new Ballarat Sports Event Centre from Friday 17th April - Friday 24th April.

Under-14 Club Champs: Medals decided in thrilling final day

Saturday witnessed the Under-14 National Club Championships reach its climax. Gold, silver and bronze medals were earned, as the last teams left standing battled it out.

Under-14 Club Champs: Quarter-Final action tips off as competition heats up in Ballarat

The pool stages came to a close and the quarter-finals tipped off, during an action-packed day four of the Under 14 National Club Championships in Ballarat.

Under-14 Club Championships: Quarter-Finals on tap, as pool play nears conclusion

The pointy end of the 2019 Under-14 National Club Championship nears. Day three saw the 48 teams divided into the championship and shield divisions.

Under-14 Club Championships: Pool play wraps up after high quality day two

Day two of the 2019 Under-14 National Club Championships in Ballarat is in the books and the pool stage competition has come to a close, with the teams now divided into the championship and shield divisions.

Under-14 Club Champs: Enthralling day one sets scene for big week in Ballarat

After a rousing opening ceremony that saw all 48 teams gather on centre court in front of 1100 spectators, the tip-off for the 2019 Under 14 Club Championship had arrived.

Bec Allen named to FIBA Women's Asia Cup 'All-Star Five'

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals star, Bec Allen, has been named to the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup All-Star Five, after a brilliant tournament was capped off with a monster game against Korea in the third-place playoff.

Chemist Warehouse Opals secure bronze in dominant win over Korea

After six straight days of competing at the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup in India, the Chemist Warehouse Opals have claimed bronze, with an 98-62 win over Korea

Under-14 club championship media day: Teams ready to get to work in pursuit of glory

As 2019 Under-14 Club Championship media day was held, anticipation among the young competitors continued to rise. Some of the coaches spoke to what the tournament means for both themselves and the players taking part.

Chemist Warehouse Opals fall to Japan in FIBA Women's Asia Cup semi-final

The Chemist Warehouse Opals suffered through a tough shooting night in the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup semi-final, falling 76-64 to Japan.

Chemist Warehouse Opals produce emphatic response to advance to final four

The Chemist Warehouse Opals are through to the semi-final of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, after comfortably defeating Chinese Taipei, 90-51, on Saturday morning.