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EMERGING OPALS SHINE WITH BACK-TO-BACK WORLD UNI GAMES GOLD MEDALS

The Emerging Opals have completed an outstanding World University Games campaign, finishing undefeated to claim back-to-back gold medals with an 80-72 victory over the USA in the final.

Emerging Boomers to battle for bronze at 2019 World Uni Games

The Emerging Boomers will battle for the 2019 World University Games bronze medal after suffering an 80-82 heartbreaker to Ukraine in the Semi-Final.

DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR EMERGING OPALS AND BOOMERS AT WORLD UNI GAMES

The Emerging Opals will battle for their second straight gold medal at the 2019 World University Games while the Emerging Boomers have advanced to the Semi-Finals after both teams enjoyed a successful night in Naples, Italy.

EMERGING BOOMERS CLINCH QUARTER-FINAL SPOT AT 2019 WORLD UNI GAMES

The Emerging Boomers have claimed a second big win at the 2019 World University Games, defeating the Czech Republic 88-59 to book their place in the Quarter-Finals.

EMERGING OPALS FINISH TOP OF POOL, EMERGING BOOMERS CLAIM FIRST WIN

The Emerging Opals have finished the group stage of the 2019 World University Games undefeated to advance to the Quarter-Finals while the Emerging Boomers claimed their first win of the tournament.

AUSTRALIA SPLITS RESULTS ON DAY 2 OF 2019 WORLD UNI GAMES

Australia have split their double-header on Day 2 of the 2019 World University Games, with the Emerging Opals easily taking care of Canada while the Emerging Boomers were unable to succeed in their debut against Israel.

EMERGING OPALS CLINCH WIN ON OPENING DAY OF 2019 WORLD UNI GAMES

The Emerging Opals have opened their account at the 2019 World University Games with a convincing 68-51 victory over Finland.

EMERGING OPALS AND BOOMERS READY FOR 2019 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES

The largest multi-sport event apart from the Olympic Games begins tomorrow and the Emerging Boomers and Emerging Opals are ready for the World University Games, being held in Naples, Italy from July 3-14.

WORLD UNI GAMES MEN'S AND WOMEN'S COACHES ANNOUNCED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of two experienced coaches ahead of the 2019 World University Games in Italy this July.

EMERGING OPALS GOLDEN GIRLS AT 2017 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES

For the second time in the Emerging Opals' World University Games history, they have claimed the gold medal after a stunning run through the finals which culminated with an 85-76 victory over Japan in the last game of the tournament.

GOLD MEDAL BECKONS FOR EMERGING OPALS AT 2017 WORLD UNI GAMES

The Emerging Opals have continued their dream run at the 2017 World University Games, defeating host nation Chinese Taipei 79-74 in a nail-biter to advance to the gold medal game on Monday night.

EMERGING OPALS BOUNCE USA AND EMERGING BOOMERS END POOL STAGE ON A HIGH

The Emerging Opals have pulled off a stunning defeat of the USA at the World Uni Games to advance to the Semi-Finals while the Emerging Boomers finished their pool stage on a high with a win over Mozambique.

EMERGING OPALS AND BOOMERS FALL ON DAY 4 OF WORLD UNI GAMES

On a disappointing fourth day of the World University Games, the Emerging Opals and Boomers have lost their games with the women suffering a nail-biting defeat to Russia while the men could not overcome a slow start against Israel.

TWO IN A ROW FOR EMERGING OPALS AT WORLD UNI GAMES

In what was arguably the toughest group coming into the tournament, the Emerging Opals have raced to the top of Pool D with a clinical 69-47 victory over Argentina.

DOUBLE VICTORIES FOR EMERGING BOOMERS AND OPALS AT WORLD UNI GAMES

The Emerging Opals have started their World University Games on the right foot with a victory over Lithuania while the Emerging Boomers have responded to an opening loss with their own win against Lithuania.

2017 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES BEGINS THIS WEEKEND FOR EMERGING BOOMERS AND OPALS

With both Australian teams having landed in Taipei ahead of the 2017 World University Games, the Emerging Opals and Boomers are now putting the finishing touches on their preparation before the tournament begins.

EMERGING OPALS COMPLETE UNI GAMES TUNE-UP WHILE EMERGING BOOMERS LAND IN TAIPEI

Completing their Four Nations Tournament in Japan, the Emerging Opals are now set to head to Taipei for the 2017 World University Games while the Emerging Boomers have landed and are in the village before competition begins on August 21.

EMERGING OPALS PREPARE FOR UNI GAMES WITH FOUR NATIONS TOURNAMENT

Ahead of the World University Games starting later this month, the Australian Emerging Opals are utilising a four-nations tournament as preparation.