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Liz Cambage Investigation.

The circumstances surrounding the incident that occurred during the scrimmage between Nigeria and Australia involving Liz Cambage are currently under investigation for a breach of the integrity framework and code of conduct.

Opals produce inspired comeback win over USA.

The Australia Opals have shown incredible fight and spirit defeating the USA Women’s team- for the first time in 11 years- by three points in an exhibition match earlier this morning (AEST), claiming the win 70-67.

Liz Cambage withdraws from Australian Opals Olympic team.

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced that Opals player Liz Cambage has withdrawn from the Australian Olympic Team to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Las Vegas exhibition matches: Where to watch?

The Las Vegas exhibition matches are set to tip off this weekend and here's what you need to know.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule released.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed the Tokyo 2020 Olympic schedule for both the Australian Men's and Women's Basketball teams.

Erin Phillips receives OAM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Former Australian Opal Erin Phillips was honoured with an OAM for services to Basketball and Australian Rules Football in the annual Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Opals Named for Tokyo 2020 Australian Olympic Team

The 12-strong women’s basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics has been announced by the Australian Olympic Committee in Sydney today.


Australian sporting icon Lauren Jackson’s status as one of basketball’s greatest ever players was further cemented overnight after being named in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021.

FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 celebrates 500 Days To Go

The FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 celebrated its 500 days to go milestone with the announcement of international basketball legend Lauren Jackson AO as its event ambassador and the launch of its NSW Legacy Program today.

Basketball Australia congratulates Shyla Heal

Basketball Australia (BA) would like to congratulate Australian basketballer Shyla Heal on being drafted to the Chicago Sky in the 2021 WNBA Draft.

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.


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.


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