CGF chief says IOA does not attend regional meetings, Indian body retorts no point as its grievances are not discussed

Commonwealth Games Federation President Louise Martin has said that the Indian Olympic Association is not attending the regional meetings of the international sports body where it could have raised the issue of non-inclusion of certain sports in the CWG. The IOA, however, said it is difficult to attend these meetings which do not have on … Read more

Liz Cambage Australia Opals, WNBA, Olympics fallout, Jenna O’Hea

Former Opals captain Jenna O’Hea has lifted the lid on Liz Cambage’s controversial Olympics withdrawal last year, alleging the WNBA star racially vilified her Nigerian opponents during a heated warm-up match. The highly publicized moment contributed to Cambage walking away from the national team, whom she has not had any contact with since. The Opals … Read more

Basketball-JackJumpers’ Cinderella story lights up Australia

Basketball has long been a benchwarmer in Australia where football and rugby league battle for market supremacy but the Tasmania JackJumpers’ stunning rise into the playoffs has stolen the spotlight from the major sports. Having barely signed a player a year ago, the expansion team stormed into the National Basketball League (NBL) ‘Grand Final’ series … Read more

Basketball-JackJumpers land in Australia’s NBL final in dream debut

A gamble on building a professional basketball team in Australia’s smallest state has paid off in spades, with the Tasmania JackJumpers moving within reach of a fairytale championship in their debut season. Having entered the National Basketball League (NBL) as favorites to finish last, the JackJumpers knocked out defending champions Melbourne United 76-73 in a … Read more

Tasmania JackJumpers def Melbourne United, NBL finals, Grand Final, score, result, Tasmania vs Sydney

They’ve done it. The Jackies are on the march and the fairytale is yet to be told after expansion club Tasmania pulled off one of the biggest NBL playoff upsets in recent memory, eliminating top-of-the-table Melbourne United. And it was an angry ant who sucked all the life out of the home crowd, the remarkable … Read more

Basketball 2022: Women’s world cup, Michelle Timms world cup tour, Lauren Jackson

Michele Timms recalls when she inspired Aussie legend Lauren Jackson. Now, she is doing similar with the next generation of female ballers ahead of our home World Cup. Michele Timms will always remember the year her Opals inspired the legendary Lauren Jackson to don the green and gold. The year was 1994 and a baby-faced … Read more

Lauren Jackson comeback, NBL1 East, scores, results, stats line, video, reaction, return, injury

Lauren Jackson continues to dominate in the NBL1 East, making her mark once more as she helped the Albury-Wodonga Bandits to a 97-80 win over the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles. It was Jackson’s first home game in 16 years and the five-time WNBL champion stunned with 31 points and 24 rebounds from just 29 minutes. Making … Read more

Will Harrison out for 12 months, knee injury, Angus Bell, Waratahs vs Crusaders, Wallabies, Australian rugby

Will Harrison’s worst fears have been realized, with the gun goal-kicker to spend up to 12 months on the guidelines. The 22-year-old utility back, who was included in the Wallabies’ squad in his debut season in 2020, will need a knee reconstruction. Harrison injured his knee during a covering tackle against the Chiefs on Friday … Read more

NBL Finals, Perth Wildcats lose to South East Melbourne Phoenix, 35 years finals streak ends, Tasmania Jack Jumpers

The streak is over. The South East Melbourne Phoenix have ended the extraordinary run of finals campaigns held by the Perth Wildcats with a thrilling two-point overtime win at RAC Arena on Sunday afternoon. The make-up of the NBL final four also came down to the last 80 seconds of the final game of the … Read more

Lauren Jackson makes stunning return to basketball after coming out of retirement, Albury Bandits, video

Australian basketball legend Lauren Jackson has made a sensational return to the sport in her first outing since retiring. Lauren Jackson has made a sensational return to basketball in her first game since coming out of retirement. The Australian basketball legend announced earlier this year she was making her return for the Albury Wodonga Bandits … Read more