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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.  

Jenna O'Hea Receives Inaugural AIS Athlete Community Engagement Award

Last night, at the 2019 AIS Sport Performance Awards, Opals Captain Jenna O’Hea received the inaugural AIS Athlete Community Engagement Award.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Chemist Warehouse Opals fall to China in tight tussle

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals faced a familiar opponent on Thursday night, falling to China, 70-69, in what was an enthralling, physical match-up.

Chemist Warehouse Opals remain undefeated with big win over New Zealand

BENGALURU, INDIA - The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals remain undefeated at the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, after beating New Zealand, 82-44 on Wednesday night.

Ezi Magbegor: Hard work pays off as WNBA and Tokyo 2020 dreams await

For Ezi Magbegor, April 10 would be a day like no other. The 2019 WNBA draft was inching closer, and she had no idea on what the future would bring.

Chemist Warehouse Opals start FIBA Womens Asia Cup in dominant fashion

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals could hardly have been more dominant in their FIBA Women’s Asia Cup opener, leading from start to finish on their way to a 123-57 win over the Philippines in Bengaluru, India.

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals announce team for FIBA Women's Asia Cup

After completing a week long training camp at the AIS in Canberra, the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals will now fly to Bengaluru, India, for the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup.

Chemist Warehouse Opals finish Canberra training camp with big win over China

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals made a triumphant return to Canberra on Thursday night, running away with a commanding 98-63 win over the visiting Chinese team.

Refreshed Jenna O'Hea ready for packed 2019-20 calendar

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals captain, Jenna O’Hea is heading into a jam-packed period of domestic and national team campaigns feeling “refreshed”, after overcoming some nagging off-season injuries - most notably bone bruising in her foot