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Opals turn Bronze at the FIBA Women's Asia Cup.

The Australian Opals have claimed a back-to-back bronze medal at the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup after a convincing 30 point defeat over Korea, on Sunday night.

Opals’ gold medal hopes dashed by Japan.

The Australian Opals have fallen heartbreakingly short to a feisty Japan, 67-65, in a semi-final clash that went down to the wire at the FIBA Asia Cup.

FIBA Asia Cup: Opals Semi-Final Bound.

The Australian Opals have booked their spot in the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup semi final after a thrilling 11-point win over the New Zealand Tall Ferns earlier this morning, 72-61.

FIBA WOMEN’S ASIA CUP: What you need to know.

The Australian Opals will open their FIBA Asia Cup campaign in the early hours of Tuesday morning AEST, in what will be their first national appearance since the Tokyo Olympics.


Two late changes have been made to the Opals team for the FIBA Women's Asia Cup, tipping off on Monday the 27th of September in Amman, Jordan.

FIBA Women’s Asia Cup Final Team Announced

The final team for the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup to be held next month in Jordan was finalised this week with 12 players and two reserves chosen from the squad who were available for selection.


Basketball Australia (BA) today announced their squad of 21 players for the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup to be held in Amman, Jordan next month.

Team USA end the Opals Olympic campaign

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Opals’ Tokyo Olympic campaign is over after they were outclassed by the USA, 79-55, on Wednesday.

Opals clinch victory in a thriller and secure quarter final berth

Written By Megan Hustwaite.

The Australian Opals produced one of their most famous wins in Olympic history on Monday night as they advanced to the quarter finals of the Tokyo Olympics.

Opals fall short to China in a Game 2 heart breaker

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Australian Opals have fallen to China, 76-74, in a heartbreaking second loss of their Tokyo Olympic Games campaign.

Belgium outplay Opals in Game 1 of the Olympics

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Australian Opals were subjected to an Emma Meesseman masterclass as they fell to Belgium in a historic night at the Tokyo Olympics.

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.