As the host nation for this year’s FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup, Australia will be looking to put on a show.
Here’s everything you need to know about the tournament.
When is the Women’s Basketball World Cup in 2022?
This year’s World Cup will be held from September 22 to October 1, 2022.
Group matches will continue until September 27, before the final phase begins on September 29.
Where is the Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022?
Australia is the host country, with all games taking place in Sydney.
The matches will be split between the Sydney SuperDome and the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre, with all finals taking place at the larger capacity SuperDome.
How to Watch the Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Australia
The FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup will be broadcast on ESPN in Australia.
ESPN is available in Australia through Foxtel, Fetch, and Kayo Sports.
Groups for the 2022 Women’s Basketball World Cup
The 2022 tournament is divided into two groups: Group A and Group B.
Each group contains six nations, with a draw at the end of the group stage to determine the quarter-final matchups.
Belgium, China, Bosnia and Herzegovina, South Korea, the United States, and Puerto Rico are all members of Group A.
Australia is in Group B with France, Serbia, Japan, Mali, and Canada.
Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 fixtures, schedule, and results
The following are Australia’s group -stage fixtures:
|1||Lost 57-70 vs. France||Thu 22 Sept||8:30 p.m||Sydney Superdome|
|2||Won 118-58 vs. Mali||Fri 23 Sep||8:30 p.m||Sydney Superdome|
|3||Serbia||Sun 25 Sep||6:00 p.m||Sydney Superdome|
|4||Canada||Mon 26 Sep||8:30 p.m||Sydney Superdome|
|5||Japan||Tue 27 Sep||8:30 p.m||Sydney Superdome|
The tournament’s full game schedule can be found here.
Why aren’t Russia and Nigeria competing?
Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine earlier in 2022, the country was kicked out of the tournament and replaced by Puerto Rico in Group A.
In Nigeria, they were withdrawn in June due to government interference. Mali has stepped in for them.
Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 betting odds
TAB odds – Last updated September 21
Team USA is the overwhelming favorite to win gold, while Australia is tied for fourth place with Belgium, Serbia, and Belgium.
|Bosnia and Herzagovina||$251|
Previous Women’s Basketball World Cup champions
The Women’s Basketball World Cup has been held 18 times, with the United States being the most successful nation.
Australia last won the World Cup in 2006, finishing second in 2018.
|1957||United States||Soviet Union|
|1967||Soviet Union||South Korea|
|1979||United States||South Korea|
|1983||Soviet Union||United States|
|1986||United States||Soviet Union|
|2010||United States||Czech Republic|
Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 tickets
Fans who want to attend this year’s World Cup have several ticket options. There are options for everyone, from day passes during the group stage to premium experiences for those looking to splash out. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here.
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