Roy Ward The Opals are still aiming for a medal despite heading to a major tournament without Lauren Jackson or Kristi Harrower for the first time since the 1996 Olympics.
Lucy Cormack Injuries and retirements have opened the floor to a new generation of Opals this coming women's basketball world championship in Turkey.
Julian Drape The Boomers have suffered a heart-breaking one-point loss to Turkey to crash out of the basketball World Cup in Barcelona.
Joe Barton The Boomers have rejected suggestions their shock loss to Angola at the basketball World Cup was a tank job to avoid a quarter-final showdown with Team USA.
Holders the United States and hosts Spain remained on course to reach the basketball World Cup final after powering into the last eight where they were joined by France and Slovenia on Saturday.
Roy Ward Australian superstar Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the Opals' FIBA world championships campaign after running out of time to rehabilitate her injured knee.
The Australian Opals' hopes of a world championship medal have been dealt a huge blow, with star Lauren Jackson ruled out through injury.
Roy Ward Australian under-17 boys setup a semi final place and chance at making gold medal game.
Australia's Under 17 basketballers have finished with silver medals in the World Championship, going down to the USA 99-92 in the final in Dubai.
Roy Ward Australia's under-17 side pushes USA to the brink before losing gold medal game 99-92.
Brendan Joyce thinks Lauren Jackson will recover from knee surgery in time for the world titles.
Tom Decent Australian Opals star Liz Cambage says she won't be satisfied with anything less than a medal at this year's FIBA World Basketball Championships and plans on bringing out another one of her famous...
Jon Tuxworth ACT under-18 representatives Robert Colton and Bul Kuol are one step closer to Australia selection for August's FIBA Under-17 World Championship after they were invited to the final selection camp.
Lauren Jackson backs Abby Bishop to be an Australian Opals captain after parenting policy forces her to withdraw from world championships
Chris Dutton Australia's greatest female basketballer Lauren Jackson has endorsed Abby Bishop as a future Opals captain, despite a new parental policy forcing the "overnight single mum" to withdraw from the world...
Lauren Jackson backs Abby Bishop to be an Australian Opals captain despite parenting policy forcing her to withdraw from world championships
Chris Dutton Lauren Jackson has endorsed Abby Bishop as a future Opals captain, despite this week's controversy.
Chris Dutton A new Basketball Australia parental policy has forced Canberra's Abby Bishop to put family ahead of playing for her country and quit her world championship dreams.
Roy Ward Liz Cambage is not going to apologise for putting her country first. The 22-year-old Australian centre has made a choice to stand out of the WNBA this season and commit her full attention to the...
David Polkinghorne Extremely mobile, great ball-handling skills and athletic - they're the tools Opals coach Brendan Joyce believes could help Canberra Capitals forward Carley Mijovic make the final squad for the world...
Jon Tuxworth They're rivals for the coveted starting point guard job, but Opals coach hopes duo can provide one-two punch.
Jon Tuxworth Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce has backed his shock decision to select rookie point guard Tessa Lavey over Canberra's Nat Hurst for the world championships, labelling her the team's 'quickest...