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SYDNEY TO HOST FIBA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2022

The World’s largest International women’s basketball competition is coming to Sydney Olympic Park.

OLYMPIC UPDATE - MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO

We are experiencing unprecedented times globally and in our sport of Basketball we have been working with all areas of the sport across Australia to ensure we are making decisions that protect the health and safety of the community, our participants and athletes. 

AUSTRALIAN OPALS ANNOUNCE 2020 OLYMPIC SQUAD

Liz Cambage, Bec Allen, Leilani Mitchell and Jenna O’Hea headline a star-studded Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad of 19 players announced today ahead of their first camp of 2020 on the Gold Coast from 29th March – 5th April.

MATCH REPORT: BOOMERS CRUISE TO DOMINANT 115-52 VICTORY OVER HONG KONG IN GAME TWO OF THE ASIA CUP 2021 QUALIFIERS

A young Australian squad built confidence and chemistry in their 63-point win against an undermanned Hong Kong today in Brisbane, with six Boomers scoring double figures and the Australia bench outscoring their opponent’s bench a whopping 67-8.

2021 FIBA ASIA CUP QUALIFIER PREVIEW: AUSTRALIA vs. HONG KONG

After a suffering a 108-98 upset loss to New Zealand in their first FIBA Asia Cup qualifier last week, Australia will look to bounce back against Hong Kong this Sunday in Brisbane.

Match Report: Boomers Fall Short Against Tall Blacks 108-98

In a hard-fought contest between the Australian Boomers and the New Zealand Tall Blacks in game one of the Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers, the visitors have come out on top defeating the home side, 108-98, for the first time since 2009.

Josh Giddey - A Star In The Making

Josh Giddey, a 6’8” recruit from the Centre of Excellence, is the youngest Boomer since the likes of Ben Simmons. Undoubtedly, Giddey is a star on the rise, and one to keep your eye on.

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.

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S SQUAD ANNOUNCED FOR FIBA’S 3x3 OLYMPIC QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT

The Australian women’s 3x3 team has announced its squad for the upcoming FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) to be held in India from the 18th to the 22nd of March 2020.

Six debutants named in Australian Boomers team for ASIA CUP 2021 qualifiers in Brisbane

The Australian Boomers will welcome six new faces for the opening window of the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers when they meet New Zealand (February 20) and Hong Kong (February 23) 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.

Josh Giddey named MVP as the NBA Global Academy Triumphs at the 2020 Torneo Junio Ciutat De L'Hospitalet

The NBA Global Academy (NBA GA), based at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (COE) in Canberra, has won the 2020 Torneo Junior Ciutat de L’Hospitalet.

The Australian Boomers Announce Squad for February FIBA Asia Cup Qualifier

The Australian Boomers have announced a 24-player squad for the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers.

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.