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Chemist Warehouse Supporting Women’s Basketball as Naming Rights Partner of Australian Opals & WNBL

A landmark deal for women’s basketball in Australia has seen Chemist Warehouse join Basketball Australia for a three‐year commitment as the women’s pathway partner, supporting all seven national women’s teams.

CHEMIST WAREHOUSE AUSTRALIAN OPALS ARRIVE IN CHINA AHEAD OF FOUR-NATION TOURNAMENT

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals have landed in China ahead of their six-game series to warm up for the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup this September.

NEW LOOK OPALS TO TOUR CHINA IN FOUR-NATION TOURNAMENT

A new-look Australian Opals team will head to China for a four-nation tournament between July 11-22 as they ramp up their preparations for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup.

AUSSIES IN THE WNBA- 2018 SEASON

With the 2018 WNBA season getting underway this weekend, take a look at who will be flying the Aussie flag as well as the range of WNBL talent on show.

OPALS 2018 GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES GOLDEN GIRLS

The Australian Opals have completed a dominant tournament at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, beating England 99-55 to earn the gold medal and replicate their success from twelve years ago.

OPALS DOWN NZ TO REACH 2018 COMM GAMES GOLD MEDAL PLAYOFF

The Australian Opals have dealt with their Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand in the Semi-Final of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, winning 109-50 to book a spot in the gold medal playoff against England.

OPALS ADVANCE TO COMMONWEALTH GAMES SEMI-FINALS UNDEFEATED

The Australian Opals have completed the group stage of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games undefeated, thrashing England 118-55 for a third consecutive victory.

OPALS PREVAIL OVER CANADA AT GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES

The Australian Opals have used a dominant first half to defeat Canada 100-61 in their second clash of the group stage at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES SCHEDULE FOR BOOMERS AND OPALS

The Australian Boomers and Opals' Gold Coast Commonwealth Games campaigns tip off on April 6 with both teams aiming to defend their titles from Melbourne 12 years ago.

BOOMERS AND OPALS CRUISE ON OPENING DAY OF COMMONWEALTH GAMES

The Australian Boomers and Opals are off to comfortable starts at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, winning their opening games of the group stage against Canada and Mozambique respectively.

GET TO KNOW THE BOOMERS AND OPALS COMMONWEALTH GAMES TEAMS

Prior to the start of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, get to know the Boomers and Opals teams as they aim to recreate their success from the last time basketball was played at the Games in 2006.

BOOMERS AND OPALS TEAM NAMED FOR GOLD COAST 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Commonwealth Games Australia has today announced both the Men’s (Boomers) and Women’s (Opals) Australian Basketball Teams for next month’s Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

OPALS DRAWN INTO GROUP B FOR 2018 FIBA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

The draw ceremony for the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup has been conducted with the Australian Opals drawn into Group B ahead of the tournament which runs from September 22-30 in Tenerife, Spain.

OPALS HIT MACKAY TRAINING COURT IN LEAD UP TO COMMONWEALTH GAMES

The Australian Opals will fine tune its 2018 Commonwealth Games preparations with a training camp in Mackay.

OPALS ANNOUNCED FOR FIRST CAMP AHEAD OF COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Preparations for the Commonwealth Games have begun for the Australian Opals with the announcement of a squad for the first camp to be held in early February, 2018.

FOX SPORTS AND FIBA ENTER INTO LANDMARK BROADCAST DEAL

In exciting news for basketball fans around Australia, FOX SPORTS has secured EXCLUSIVELY LIVE rights to broadcast FIBA national team competitions featuring the Boomers and Opals.

PEAK SPORT TO FIT OUT BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA THROUGH TO 2020

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce a new four year apparel partnership with global sportswear brand PEAK Sport.

TEAMS NAMED FOR 2018 GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES

The eight countries to compete in the men's and women's basketball tournaments at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have been announced.

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