BASKETBALL: The Opals have saved their best for last to win the bronze medal in style at the women's world basketball championship.
The Australian Women's Basketball Team are sitting at the top of Group C after an 87-54 demolition of Korea to make it back-to-back wins to start the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey overnight.
BASKETBALL: Four-time Olympian Sandy Brondello claimed a slice of basketball history, becoming the first Australian coach to win a WNBA championship
BASKETBALL: A star-studded Australian women's basketball squad descended on Canberra on Sunday, with several big names welcomed into camp for the first time in preparation for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.
The gold medal hopes of Australia's women's basketball team have suffered a huge setback with star forward Penny Taylor ruled out of the London Olympics.
Australia's Penny Taylor again displayed her big match pedigree to help Phoenix win their second WNBA championship in the deciding game five against Indiana on Saturday (AEDT).Taylor scored 14 points, including two crucial free-throws in the final minute, as the Mercury rallied from a 2-1 series deficit to claim the title with a 94-86 game-five victory at a sold-out American Airways Center.