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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.

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.

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.