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Opals star Liz Cambage in doubt for world championships

Roy Ward Opals star Liz Cambage will have scans on an Achilles tendon injury.

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Home win might be the end for basketballer Kristi Harrower

Bedigo Spirit captain Kristi Harrower

Roy Ward Sunday's WNBL grand final may be Kristi Harrower's fairytale retirement if the Spirit win.

WNBA title winners Penny Taylor, Erin Phillips turn attention to Opals' campaign

Sweeping success: Phoenix’s Diana Taurasi (left) and Penny Taylor celebrate winning the WNBA title.

Roy Ward Opals coach Brendan Joyce says WNBA title winners Penny Taylor and Erin Phillips face big tasks to adjust to the national team after winning the US championship.

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Opals coach Brendan Joyce defends selection of Tessa Lavey over Nat Hurst for Turkey

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...

Opals centre Liz Cambage looks up to no rival on the basketball court

Liz Cambage

Towering Australian Opals centre Liz Cambage learned the hard way four years ago not to look up to any rival.

Australian Opals look to next generation at FIBA world championships in Turkey

Running hot: Australia’s Penny Taylor lays down the law to her Phoenix Mercury teammates.

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.

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Dante Exum could be school's grade A superstar

Dante Exum starred for Lake Ginninderra College in the 2013  national schoolboys titles.

Jon Tuxworth Olympic gold medallists, Socceroos captains and tennis grand slam winners have walked its halls, but few could match the hype surrounding Lake Ginninderra College’s next superstar graduate,...

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Flat Capitals fall to spirited Bendigo

Bendigo Spirit v Canberra Capitals.

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101113 Bendigo Spirit player Sara Blicavs barges past Canberra Capitals player Alex Bunton.

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals skipper Nat Hurst is confident her team's baby-step improvements will deliver results.

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Powerful Spirit in seventh heaven

Gabrielle Richards

Defending WNBL champion Bendigo overpowered Logan on Sunday as it kept pace with Melbourne at the top of the ladder.

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Townsville Fire on a roll in WNBL

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Last season's losing WNBL grand finalist finally gaining momentum after notching its third straight win.

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Goulding in doubt for season

Chris Goulding

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers star seriously injures an ankle at the NBL pre-season Blitz.

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Nat Hurst the best point guard in Australia, says Capitals captain Jess Bibby

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA Capitals skipper Jess Bibby believes Nat Hurst's shooting clinic at Townsville on Friday has entrenched her as the best point guard in the country.

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Penaluna shows Spirit

Elyse Penaluna stands over LaSondra Barrett.

Adam Bourke, Bendigo There are two words why the Bendigo Spirit is a better team this season - Elyse Penaluna.

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Opals hope Nat Hurst and Leilani Mitchell will provide punch at world championships

Canberra Capitals player Natalie Hurst.

Jon Tuxworth They're rivals for the coveted starting point guard job, but Opals coach hopes duo can provide one-two punch.

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Bendigo Spirit fights back for thrilling win

Elyse Penaluna.

Roy Ward Bendigo Spirit will head into the WNBL Christmas break as a clear title favourite.

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Canberra Capitals fall late against Bendigo Spirit in WNBL

Sport.  WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Bendigo Spirit at AIS Arena.  Capitals player Nicole Hunt and Bendigo player Kelly Wilson.   3 January 2014. Canberra Times photograph by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Not even a three-point masterclass from Nicole Hunt could help Canberra upset Bendigo in the WNBL.

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Nat Hurst in push to regain bounce

Australian Opals and Canberra Capitals player Natalie Hurst.

David Polkinghorne Nat Hurst admits the past few weeks haven't been her best, but Opals coach Brendan Joyce was confident that form was just around the corner and encouraged her to focus on what she was doing a month...

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Bendigo Spirit locks in home grand final with win over Dandenong

Kelsey Griffin.

Roy Ward Bendigo Spirit has locked in a home grand final while Dandenong Rangers have it all before them to earn a rematch after the WNBL major semi-final on Sunday.

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Bendigo Spirit through to another WNBL grand final

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Adam Bourke Bendigo Spirit is one win away from a second-straight WNBL championship.

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Bendigo coach claims WNBL underdog tag

Bendigo Spirit.

Bendigo coach Bernie Harrower cheekily insists his runaway WNBL minor premiers are the underdog for Sunday's grand final against Townsville and claims he has some new tricks to throw at the Fire.