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FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualification Tournament (OQT) 2020 has been postponed due to the consequences of the Covid-19 virus outbreak.

The OQT that was initially scheduled to be held on 18-22 March 2020 in Bangalore, India has been postponed and FIBA is now working in close collaboration with the International Olympic Committee on the best possible solution, considering that this tournament needs to take place before the FIBA 3x3 Universality Olympic Qualification Tournament scheduled to be played in Budapest, Hungary, from April 24 to 26, 2020.

FIBA QUALIFIER PREVIEW: BOOMERS VS TALL BLACKS

The Australian Boomers are set to face the New Zealand Tall Blacks tomorrow night in the first of their FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers. Tip-off commences at 6:30 pm (AEST) and will be held at Nissan Arena in Brisbane.

Cambage and co stand tall in 86-72 victory

With Olympic qualification on the line, the best thing you could do before the Australia-Brazil match-up, the third and final game of this Bourges-based series, was exhale.

Bourges, France.

Australia sparkles en route to 100-74 win over Puerto Rico

Australia moved to within a victory of a berth in the Tokyo Olympics after a dominant 100-74 win over Puerto Rico in Bourges, France.

French win takes shine off Cambage's monstrous performance

France defeated Australia 72-63 in Bourges, France to put a dent in the Opals’ Olympic aspirations.

Alice Kunek ruled out of FIBA's 3x3 Olympic Qualifier due to injury

Australian Women’s 3x3 star Alice Kunek has suffered an elbow injury and will no longer be available for selection for FIBA’s 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) to be held in India from March 18 – 22, 2020.

Opals Captain Jenna O'Hea unable to compete at FIBA Olympic Qualifier due to injury

Opals Captain Jenna O’Hea has suffered a wrist injury and will no longer be available for the FIBA Olympic Qualifier from February 6-9 in Bourges, France.

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals Team Selected for FIBA Qualifier

Basketball Australia have announced the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals team for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.  

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals Squad Announced For FIBA Olympic Qualifier

Basketball Australia have announced the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.  

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals to Travel to France for FIBA Olympic Qualifier

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals will travel to France for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in February next year.

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals Advance to Olympic Qualifiers

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have taken the next step towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, successfully qualifying for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament in February next year.

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.

BOOMERS HEADED TO RIO AFTER OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES WIN

Exerting their physical presence with a 41-25 rebound advantage, Australia have taken Game 2 of the Oceania Championship 89-79 to advance to the Rio Olympics in August 2016.

Boomers’ prepared for ‘war’ against the Tall Blacks: Longley

Australian Boomers’ assistant coach, Luc Longley is not shying away from the task at hand for the touring side ahead of tonight’s second leg of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships.

BOOMERS AND TALL BLACKS CLASH IN GAME 2 OF THE OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Heading into Game 2 of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship, a spot in Rio 2016 is on the line for the Australian Boomers and New Zealand Tall Blacks.

OPALS BOOK PLACE IN RIO WITH OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES SWEEP

Veterans Suzy Batkovic and Laura Hodges have helped the Jayco Australian Opals to an 80-63 victory in Game 2 of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship and qualify Australia for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Opals Stifle Tall Ferns in Game 1 of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships

Smothering defence from the Australian Opals has seen them take Game 1 of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships against the New Zealand Tall Ferns, winning 61-41.

Changes to FIBA Qualification Process

Australian basketball fans can expect more games such as the homecoming in Melbourne this Saturday with FIBA announcing changes to the qualifying format for the FIBA World Cup and Olympic Games.