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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.

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.

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.

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.

Lauren Jackson Named as one of 12 Finalists for the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

The 2012 London Olympic flag bearer Lauren Jackson AO has been named as a finalist for the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame (WBHOF).

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.  

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.