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Aussies book QF spot with stirring victory

A HARD-FOUGHT victory against Canada on Monday night has seen the Australian Opals secure a spot in the quarter-finals of the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup. Canada presented itself as a tough matchup given its solid form coming into the game, while the Opals needed to be near flawless after a disappointing start against France. […]

United States further title favouritism with thumping win

THE United States remain the side to beat in the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup after delivering another brutal performance, downing South Korea to the tune of 76 points in Sydney on Monday. It was shaping up to be a one-sided matchup, and a dominant showing from the U.S. ensured that was the case. They […]

Aussie resurgance continues as Opals down Serbia

THE Australian Opals proved a class above in their matchup against Serbia, emerging 15-point victors when the two nations went head to head in Sydney on Sunday night. After an opening night loss to France, Australia could only afford to lose just one of their remaining games if it wanted to make the knockout phase […]

France overcomes Kone’s massive double-double

FRANCE was able to get the job done against Mali, when the two sides went head to head in Sunday’s 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup action, with the former triumphing to the tune of 15 points at the Sydney Superdome. Despite a herculean effort from Sika Kone, Mali could just not hold on against a […]

USA push past China in big matchup

THE United States has furthered its claims as the FIBA Women’s World Cup favourites after taking down an in-form China side to the tune of 14 points on Saturday night. They were the two most dominant teams over the first few days of the tournament, and it was a highly anticipated matchup as it would […]

Opals bounce back with booming win

THE Australian Opals have recovered from Thursday’s disappointing loss by taking down Mali in convincing fashion on Friday night at the Sydney Superdome, with the final score sitting at 118-58. The path to winning the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup became a lot trickier for the Opals after their loss to France on the opening […]

Serbia start strong; hold off Japan

A FAST start from Serbia has seen the White Eagles claim a thrilling win over Japan when the two sides clashed early on Friday in the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup. The White Eagles managed to burst out of the gates in the opening term, and it held them in good stead for the remainder […]

Opals fumble opening match against France

THE Australian Opals have made their path to FIBA Women’s World Cup glory for 2022 much more difficult after falling to France to the tune of 13 points in their first outing of the fixture. The Aussies held home court advantage, and were hopeful of getting off to the perfect start on Thursday night, but […]

USA get off to perfect start

THE United States have got off to a booming start to the FIBA Women’s World Cup for 2022, claiming a 15-point win over Belgium to kick off their campaign in Sydney. The US were the favourites coming into the tournament, given their dominance in the sport for an extended period of time. It would have […]

Three things we learned – NBL Blitz: September 21

THE National Basketball League (NBL) Blitz preseason competition is past the halfway point, with plenty of action as the league’s 10 teams hit the court in Darwin ahead of the fixture commencement next weekend. Wednesday night saw the reigning champions back at it again, with the Sydney Kings crusing to a 12-point triumph over the […]

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