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BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA WELCOME LAUREN JACKSON AND TAL KARP

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Jackson AO as the new Head of Women in Basketball.

CHEMIST WAREHOUSE AUSTRALIAN OPALS SQUAD NAMED FOR ASIA CUP SELECTION CAMP

Following their first camp on the Gold Coast in April, the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals will hold a selection camp for the 2019 FIBA Asia Cup from July 20-28 in Phoenix, Arizona.

AUSSIES IN THE WNBA – 2019 SEASON

With the 2019 WNBA season getting underway this weekend, take a look at who will be flying the Aussie flag as well as the range of Chemist Warehouse WNBL talent on show.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- LAUREN JACKSON

The most decorated Australian basketballer and one of the world’s greatest players, Lauren Jackson’s induction into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame was never in doubt.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- ALLISON TRANQUILLI (nee Cook)

A star domestically and on the international stage, Allison Tranquilli was a pioneer for the women’s game during a burgeoning time for the sport.

OPALS SQUAD LIST ANNOUNCED AHEAD OF FIRST CAMP FOR 2019

The final squad list for the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals ahead of their first camp for 2019, held at the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre in Carrara, has been announced.

KRISTY WALLACE NOT ALONE IN RECOVERY

Just before being announced in the 2019 Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad, Kristy Wallace suffered a second serious knee injury. But she quickly found out that she would not be alone in her recovery.

2019 CHEMIST WAREHOUSE AUSTRALIAN OPALS SQUAD ANNOUNCED

Ahead of a big year that includes the 2019 FIBA women’s Asia Cup and the start of the FIBA women’s qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics and 2022 FIBA World Cup, the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad has been announced.

PLAYERS' ASSOCIATION AND BA ANNOUNCE HISTORIC FOUR-YEAR NATIONAL TEAMS AGREEMENT

The Australian Basketball Players’ Association and Basketball Australia (BA) today announced the inaugural National Teams Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), ensuring wide-ranging improved conditions for Australia’s elite players.

SILVER MEDAL CAPS INCREDIBLE FIBA WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN FOR CHEMIST WAREHOUSE OPALS

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have fallen to the USA in the FIBA World Cup gold medal playoff, 56-73, but can hold their heads high with a silver medal around their neck after an incredible campaign.

FIBA WORLD CUP GOLD MEDAL BECKONING AUSTRALIA AFTER SEMI-FINAL COMEBACK VS. SPAIN

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have guaranteed themselves a medal at the 2018 FIBA World Cup, coming back from a three-quarter time deficit to defeat host nation Spain 72-66 in the Semi-Final.

CHEMIST WAREHOUSE OPALS STAY HOT WITH QF WIN OVER CHINA AT FIBA WORLD CUP

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have continued their winning streak at the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup, dispatching China 83-42 in the Quarter-Final.

PREVIEW CHEMIST WAREHOUSE AUSTRALIAN OPALS FIBA WORLD CUP QUARTER-FINAL VS. CHINA

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have a date set with China on Friday night in the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup Quarter-Final.

CHEMIST WAREHOUSE AUSTRALIAN OPALS ADVANCE DIRECTLY TO FIBA WORLD CUP QUARTER-FINALS

With a 90-64 victory over Turkey, the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have swept their way through the group stage and into the Quarter-Finals of the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup.

ARGENTINA NO MATCH FOR CHEMIST WAREHOUSE AUSTRALIAN OPALS AT 2018 FIBA WORLD CUP

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have made it two victories in a row at the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup, controlling their contest against Argentina in an 84-43 win.

CHEMIST WAREHOUSE AUS OPALS SHINE IN OPENING GAME OF FIBA WORLD CUP

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have dealt with Nigeria in a tough opening game of the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup, prevailing 86-68.

JENNA O’HEA APPOINTED CHEMIST WAREHOUSE AUSTRALIAN OPALS CAPTAIN FOR 2018 FIBA WORLD CUP

Prior to the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals first game of the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup, coach Sandy Brondello has appointed Jenna O’Hea as captain.

CHEMIST WAREHOUSE AUSTRALIAN OPALS READY TO BEGIN 2018 FIBA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN

The wait is finally over for the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals with their 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup campaign in Tenerife, Spain, tipping off on September 22.