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Jackson: I started crying on the bus to first Opals game back

Lauren Jackson details where her body and mind are at as she returns to the Opals fold, and the role she envisions for the World Cup campaign.

2:00

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Women's Olympic Basketball

Moment Lauren Jackson found out she'd made 5th World Cup

Opals coach Sandy Brondello informs Lauren Jackson that her comeback has resulted in selection to a fifth FIBA Women's World Cup squad.

1:44

Women's Olympic Basketball

Cayla George on Opals hit-out, Jackson's return & rising talent

Opals centre Cayla George shares her thoughts on the team's practice game against Canada, and what she saw from the returning Lauren Jackson.

1:37

Women's Olympic Basketball

Lauren Jackson's first bucket in Opals return

WNBA and Opals great Lauren Jackson registers her first points back in the Australian national side in a practice game against Canada.

0:26

Men's Olympic Basketball

Boomers hold off dramatic charge from Lebanon to win Asia Cup

Australia claims consecutive FIBA Asia Cup titles, holding on for a 75-73 victory after leading by double-digits late in the fourth quarter.

3:08

Men's Olympic Basketball

Maker leads Boomers past New Zealand into Asia Cup final

Boomers centre Thon Maker piled on 18 points and nine rebounds in Australia's 85-76 FIBA Asia Cup basketball semi-final win.

2:58

Basketball

Thon Maker's 21 points lead Boomers into Asia Cup semis

The Boomers take down Japan 99-85 to move on to the semi-finals of the FIBA Asia Cup.

2:16

Men's Olympic Basketball

Delly & McCarron lead Boomers to victory over China

Matthew Dellavedova and Mitch McCarron combined for 29 points as Australia hold off China 76-69.

1:56

Women's Olympic Basketball

Lauren Jackson on Aussies impressing, leaves door open for Opals return

WNBA great Lauren Jackson breaks down Australia's in-form talent and leaves open the door for an Opals return at the FIBA Women's World Cup.

1:52

Basketball Standings

Group AWLPTS
FRA306
USA215
CZE124
IRI033
Group BWLPTS
AUS306
ITA215
GER124
NGR033
Group CWLPTS
SLO306
ESP215
ARG124
JPN033
Group AWLPTS
ESP306
SRB215
CAN124
KOR033
Group BWLPTS
USA306
JPN215
FRA124
NGR033
Group CWLPTS
CHN306
BEL215
AUS124
PUR033

Medal Tracker

Overall Medal Leaders

  • 113
    USA
  • 88
    CHN
  • 71
    ROC

Individual Medal Leaders

Gold
Gold
United StatesUSA 39
ChinaCHN 38
JapanJPN 27
Silver
Silver
United StatesUSA 41
ChinaCHN 32
Russian Olympic CommitteeROC 28
Bronze
Bronze
United StatesUSA 33
Russian Olympic CommitteeROC 23
Great BritainGBR 22

Overall Medal Leaders

  • 7
    McKeon
    McKeon
  • 5
    Dressel
    Dressel
  • 4
    McKeown
    McKeown

Individual Medal Leaders

Gold
Gold
United StatesDressel 5
AustraliaMcKeon 4
AustraliaMcKeown 3
Silver
Silver
Great BritainScott 3
United StatesLedecky 2
ChinaYufei 2
Bronze
Bronze
AustraliaMcKeon 3
RussiaMelnikova 2
RussiaNagornyy 2

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