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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.

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.