Nina Kennedy is set to launch her pole vault campaign; Katie Ebzery aims to keep the Opals’ medal hopes aloft; and Sam Welsford will enter the Izu Velodrome as the Aussies eye team pursuit success.
Slovenia's men's basketball team, led by NBA star Luka Doncic, have won their third straight game at the Tokyo Games by defeating fellow medal hopefuls Spain.
Former Perth Wildcat Nick Kay has seized his chance to be in the Australian Boomers’ starting five and is showing the world what he’s capable of.
Australia's men's basketball team has secured top spot in Group B at the Tokyo Games with an 89-76 win over Germany.
Two-time Perth Wildcats title winner Nick Kay underlined why the Boomers still have a frontcourt to be reckoned with in the absence of the injured Aron Baynes after helping Australia maintain their unbeaten start to the Olympic tournament.
If the Boomers are to break through for their long sought-after Olympic medal, two big men with WA links will need to take their opportunity to stand up.
Australia's women's basketball team are facing a tough ask to make the quarter-finals after going down to China 76-74 in an Olympic games thriller.
WATCH: Australia’s Opals are in danger of failing to get out of the group stage after a second straight loss to open the Olympics, following a controversial last-second foul call.
NBA star Russell Westbrook is on his way to the Los Angeles Lakers after a blockbuster deal was done with the Washington Wizards.
NBL rookie of the year Josh Giddey will play for the Oklahoma City Thunder after being taken at pick No.6 at the NBA Draft.
Veteran Boomers and NBA centre Aron Baynes has been ruled out of his third Olympic campaign with a neck injury after slipping on a changeroom floor.
The Detroit Pistons have selected Oklahoma State's Cade Cunningham with the No.1 pick in the NBA draft.
Young NBL star Josh Giddey has become the latest Australian drafted into the NBA with the sixth pick by the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Portland Trail Blazers are the bookies' favourites to land Australian star Ben Simmons should the Philadelphia 76ers complete a trade deal.
Josh Giddey is a projected top-10 pick in Friday's NBA draft after impressing scouts who have followed the NBL rookie of the year with interest.
USA's star-studded women's team and Latvia's surprise package of a men's squad have made history by becoming the first Olympic basketball 3x3 champions.
The Boomers' big men stood tall to withstand an impressive Italian outfit, winning 86-83 to remain undefeated at the Tokyo Games.
Former Perth Wildcat Nic Kay has helped the Boomers prevail in what proved to be a dogfight against Italy.
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Coming off an opening loss, the US men's basketball team made light work of beating minnows IRan at the Olympics.
The NBA's decision makers have elected to continue with the play-in tournament for the 2021-22 season, which will follow the same format as that used this year.
The Opals led by seven but fell away in a disappointing second half to lose their women's basketball Olympic opener to Belgium 85-70.
Fans admire Patty Mills' feats for the Boomers but the Australian captain is has "tunnel vision" focussed only on winning a long-sought Olympic medal.
Sports Entertainment Group have promised to reduce their 25 per cent stake in Melbourne United to buy the Perth Wildcats, but that move won’t happen before Friday’s handover.
Perth Wildcats have been the NBL’s most successful team but new Associate Head Coach Mike Kelly warns copying Trevor Gleeson won’t guarantee success.
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