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WNBA Draft: Mangakahia ready to graduate to the professional ranks

With the WNBA Draft just days away, Chemist Warehouse Opals squad member Tiana Mangakahia feels an odd sense of calm.

Opals Olympic Camp a Success

Basketball Australia’s women’s Olympic head coach Sandy Brondello and captain Jenna O’Hea have declared last week’s Opals Olympic training camp on the Gold Coast in Queensland a success.

Opals draw on gold medal advice to be ready for Tokyo

Four Olympic gold medallists from multiple sports have joined the Australian senior women’s basketball squad in camp on the Gold Coast this week, as the Opals aim for a return to the podium at this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and a shot at gold.

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S OLYMPIC SQUAD HEAD INTO CAMP

Chemist Warehouse Opals to meet up on the Gold Coast for week-long camp.

Boomers and Opals Tokyo 2020 Olympics Draw revealed

FIBA (International Basketball Federation) conducted the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games men’s and women’s basketball tournament draws on Tuesday evening (AEDT) in Mies, Switzerland.

Tokyo Olympic Basketball Draw set for February 2

On January 29, 2021 FIBA announced that the Draw Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Basketball Tournaments, for both women and men, will take place on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland.

2020 Opals Squad head into Camp this January

The current 2020 Australian Women’s Senior National squad will participate in a week-long training camp on the Gold Coast in early January 2021.

TIANA MANGAKAHIA ON SECOND CHANCES AT OPALS DREAM

For Australian Opals hopeful and top WNBA prospect Tiana Mangakahia, this November will mark one year of being cancer-free.

Women’s World Cup Sydney – Two Years To Go

Today, Tuesday 22 September 2020 marks two years until the world’s best female basketballers, representing 12 countries, take to court in Sydney for the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup.

EXPLORING THE LEGACY OF THE 1994 FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Today marks two years until the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022, the world’s largest international women’s basketball competition, returns to Sydney on 22 September 2022 for the first time since 1994.

LIZ CAMBAGE RETURNS TO CHEMIST WAREHOUSE WNBL

Australian basketball superstar Liz Cambage will return to the Chemist Warehouse WNBL after signing with Southside Flyers for the 2020-21 season.

Basketball Australia’s 2020 Senior National Women’s Squad

Just a year out from the Tokyo Olympics, Basketball Australia has announced the Australian 2020 Senior National Women’s Chemist Warehouse Opals Squad.

OPALS ASK AUSTRALIA TO “RISE UP” IN SUPPORT OF BLACK LIVES MATTER

It Is Time, Time For Change. Basketball Australia and the Australian women’s national team, the Opals, are asking the basketball community and community at large to RISE UP in support of Black Lives Matter.

Joint statement from Basketball Australia and the Australian Opals

Basketball Australia and the Australian Opals met today to discuss our shared belief on the important role our sport can play in eradicating racism, discrimination and injustice.

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.

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.

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.